India’s Obsession with Black SUVs on its Rise: MG Hector Blackstorm and Jeep Compas Night Eagle Launched in India!

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India’s love affair with SUVs is scaling new heights, and the latest trend is all about going dark. Complete black Dark Edition SUVs are making waves in the Indian automotive market. Let’s delve into the world of these sleek, mysterious, and powerful machines with the launch of MG Hector Blackstorm and Jeep Compas Night Eagle.

Earlier this year, Tata Motors sparked the trend with its Dark Editions of the Safari, Harrier, Nexon, and Nexon EV, and now MG Motors and Jeep Compas are intensifying the competition in this captivating segment.

MG Hector Blackstorm: All That Tech, Just Got Attitude

MG Motor India has just unveiled its latest addition to the Blackstorm Edition lineup: the MG Hector Blackstorm. This SUV exudes elegance and boldness with its starry-black exterior and black interiors adorned with gunmetal accents. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Exterior Highlights:
    • Dark chrome brand logos.
    • Argyle-inspired front grille.
    • Inserts on the skid plates.
    • Tailgate garnish and side cladding.
    • Striking 18-inch alloy wheels with red calipers.
  • Interior Features:
    • A massive 14-inch infotainment system with seamless phone connectivity.
    • All-black upholstery.
    • Safety: 6 airbags, 360-degree around-view camera, and hill assist.
    • High-strength steel body construction.
MG Hector Blackstorm
Image Source: MG Motors Official

The MG Hector Blackstorm caters to various seating needs, available in 5, 6, and 7-seater configurations. Its sleek design and feature-packed interior make it a formidable contender in the black SUV segment.

The MG Hector Blackstorm will be available at an introductory price of just Rs 21.24 Lakh (ex-showroom) in India. For more details, visit the official store of MG Motors India.

Jeep Compass Night Eagle: The Limited Dark Warrior

Not to be outdone, Jeep India introduced the Jeep Compass Night Eagle in a limited black edition. Here’s what sets it apart:

  • Powertrain:
    • Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine.
    • 168 hp of power and 350 Nm of torque.
    • Gearbox options: 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic.
  • Exterior Features:
    • Factory-fitted gloss-black finish for various exterior elements
    • Blacked-out 18-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels
    • Blacked-out front grille, roof rails, and ORVMs.

Additionally, The Compass Night Eagle edition includes a dashcam, rear entertainment unit, premium carpet mats, underbody lighting, ambient lights, and an air purifier. It also features a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a 7.0-inch digital cluster, a wireless charger, a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, push-button start/stop, and automatic climate control.

Already started wondering about the price? The all-new Jeep Compass Night Eagle is launched at a starting price of Rs 25.24 Lakh. The new Jeep Compas caters to enthusiasts seeking rugged elegance and off-road capability and if you are someone like that then visit the official store of Jeep Compass to book your test ride

The Dark Competition Heats Up

Tata Motors still holds the crown for offering the largest range of Dark Edition SUVs. The Nexon, Harrier, and Safari Dark Editions, with their 5 and 7-seater variants, cater to diverse buyer needs. These formidable rivals leave the Hector Blackstorm and Jeep Compass Night Eagle vying to claim their share of the market.

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