Trophy still supports 3 phase AC charging 👍

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I notice that my Trophy does not have the pins needed for 3 phase AC charging , has this facility now been removed so that all cars can only accept single phase 7kw charging ?
 

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Collected my Trophy today, can also confirm no pins for 3 phase charging. Car went into production 30th December but is a2023 model as the letter P is in the VIN number.
 

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Sorry I’m not clued up in what this means… what’s changed? I have an October 22 Trophy so interested to know.
 

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Sorry I’m not clued up in what this means… what’s changed? I have an October 22 Trophy so interested to know.
The first batch of cars SE LR and Trophy had the onboard chargingport with the ability to charge the car at up to 11kW instead of 7kW using a suitable 3 phase connected to a 22kW public charger or if you had 3 phase electric system at home (rare in the UK but more common in Europe).SAIC have now changed the UK spec so that all current MG4 variants have the 7kW onboard charging as standard.
 

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The first batch of cars SE LR and Trophy had the onboard chargingport with the ability to charge the car at up to 11kW instead of 7kW using a suitable 3 phase connected to a 22kW public charger or if you had 3 phase electric system at home (rare in the UK but more common in Europe).SAIC have now changed the UK spec so that all current MG4 variants have the 7kW onboard charging as standard.
No - they've now started to actually supply per the UK specification. ;)
 

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It's so varied maybe the parts bins got confused, WonkoTheSaneUK got his last Monday and it has all the pins. It would help if build dates were supplied along with each yes I have L2 and L3...or no I don't to pin it down to them possibly reverting to initial published spec at some date. Maybe worth a poll?
 
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OK, regarding the 11kW charging system or not. I raised this on the FB group and posted a picture of my Trophy charging port where L2 and L3 have black ”plastic” pins. I had a reply from someone saying that my port is in fact 11kW as the black pins are in fact shields, you will not see bare metal, which makes sense really from an electrical point of view! If it was a normal 7kW port then there would be no raised pins at all in the port. So, is anyone able to shed some light on this? Maybe some pics of the ports showing the pins SE standard, SE LR and trophy for early cars received October/November and later ones say January/February.
 

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The pins in L2 and L3 should look exactly the same as those in L1?
Picture 1 of a first batch trophy port which has up to 11kW charging, the L1 and L2 pins are not bare metal but have plastic caps and the same as L1 as you say. So it would appear that the 11kW capability of my Trophy exists as it looks the same in the picture 2 taken yesterday. Nothing to do with exposed metal, the plastic shielding on top of the pins is there in case something goes wrong and someone touches the pin. a 7kW charge port would not have any raised pins in L2 and 3. Just my two penny worth.
 

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I would be surprised if the 11kW capability had been removed since it is clearly specified in the manual (there was a mistake in the original dealer specs). Will check mine tomorrow to see what it has.
 
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