MG is celebrating the Liverpool Football Club’s long awaited Premier League win with another Anfield edition, this time of its mid-sized HS SUV.

    This won’t be a mere special edition, though. Instead, the MG HS Essence Anfield, which arrives later this month, will become a permanent fixture of the HS range.

    Though it looks like a regular Essence outside, it’s proudly wearing Liverpool’s traditional red. Don’t see it? Well, check inside.

    MG HS Essence Anfield edition revealed

    The Anfield edition brings the HS’s standout red interior colour scheme to Australia, featuring a two-tone black-and-red dashboard and leather seats.

    Priced at $40,680 drive-away, the Essence Anfield is otherwise equipped identically to the Essence.

    MG HS Essence Anfield edition revealed

    This includes a panoramic sunroof, surround-view camera and front sport seats, plus features found in lesser HS models such as proximity entry with push-button start, ambient lighting, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and satellite navigation.

    Also standard is the MG Pilot suite of safety features. This includes autonomous emergency braking, forward-collision warning, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring.

    For comparison, the regular Essence is priced at $36,990 before on-road costs, though MG is currently advertising drive-away pricing of $38,990.

    All HS models are powered by a turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 124kW of power and 250Nm of torque, mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

    For more information on the HS range, check out our pricing and specs article.

    William Stopford

    William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel, briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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