More and more auto manufacturers are moving towards the electrification of their vehicles.Among these, Mahindra and Mahindra already have one in the form of Tigor electric.After this, Mahindra will be bringing their new electric car in the next few coming months.
The new electric car by Mahindra will be eKUV100 NXT, which was even showcased 2 years back at Auto Expo 2018 and will also be in the limelight at upcoming Auto Expo 2020 in its production form.Mahindra will also be showcasing a number of BS6 models, facelift and new generation of existing cars which are due for update including New Scorpio, New Thar among others.
This model will be having an adequate range of 140 km – 150 km on a single charge.The Managing Director of Mahindra and Mahindra, Pawan Goenka, confirmed that india launch of eKUV100 NXT will take place between April and June 2020.
Price of this electric car will be under 9 Lakhs and this makes its really competitive.Currently, the ICE powered KUV100 NXT gets a price tag of Rs. 4.88 Lakh for the base model and Rs. 7.94 Lakhs for the top end fully loaded variant.
Coming to the specifications, eKUV100 will get a 40kW electric motor mated to single speed automatic transmission.The battery is likely to be a 15.9kwh unit and can be charged from 0-100 with a DC charger in 55 minutes.
At the time of launch, Mahindra eKUV100 will have no direct rival, although it will get a competitor in 2021 in the form of Wagon R EV.After the launch of eKUV100, Mahindra will also be bringing XUV300 electric in 2021 which was earlier expected to be launched in the second half of this year.
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