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British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is brand ambassador of Morris Garages India

With plans to introduce its brand of vehicles in India, MG Motor India has started its manufacturing operations at Halol, Gujarat. The first of these modern MG cars ‘Hector’ will be available here in the second quarter of this year

Benedict Cumberbatch

Marque carmaker MG (Morris Garages) India has announced its association with British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as its brand ambassador. The actor, known for his stellar roles in various popular TV shows and movies, will be the face of MG India.

On the association with MG brand, Cumberbatch said, “I have grown up seeing and reading about MGB’s and MG Midgets, recognising MG as a classic and iconic brand. I am delighted to be part of the launch of the new MG in India with the MG Hector, which may well be a classic of the future.”

Rajeev Chaba, Managing Director and CEO, MG India, said, “As one of the most recognised and beloved cultural icons from the UK, Benedict has a lot in common with Morris Garages. He has, throughout his career, experimented with various types of roles across stage productions, TV shows and movies to push the bar ever higher, something which resonates with MG’s commitment to technological innovation. His social and philanthropic work, as well as his support for inclusivity beyond gender, is also in sync with our core brand ideology of nurturing diversity. We are glad to have Benedict Cumberbatch as our brand ambassador to represent MG.”

Cumberbatch follows a strong resonance among pop culture and youth. The association further underlines MG’s unique British heritage and its focus on enabling the future with the core pillars of innovation, diversity and technology.

Founded in the UK in 1924, Morris Garages vehicles were known for their sports cars, roadsters, and cabriolet series. With plans to soon introduce its brand of vehicles in the Indian market, MG Motor India has commenced its manufacturing operations at its car manufacturing plant at Halol in Gujarat. The first of these modern MG cars ‘Hector’ will be made available to the Indian customers in the second quarter of this year.

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