Indian electric vehicle launches

by AatoMobil

These five electric cars could stir the electric revolution in India

What was seen as an alternative source of energy is picking pace and is on the verge of getting mainstream in India. Electrification is a term that could zap the automotive industry in the years to come. We are witnessing an increasing number of car manufacturers opting to go electric. Expect 2021 to be no different, it could indeed be a year that sparks an electric revolution. The Indian auto industry will get to witness not just a handful but at least a dozen India electric vehicles debuting in the market. Not just entry-level models but even full-sized luxury models are set to mark a strong impression on petroheads in the country. With the likes of Tesla operating an R&D facility in Bengaluru, to the likes of Hyundai, Nissan, and Kia planning to unveil their flagship electric models. Manufacturers like Audi and Jaguar are not taking a back step either. Presenting to you a list of five EV’s that will surely electrify the market:

Tata Altroz EV: The homegrown manufacturer has made its intentions clear of introducing an EV with its Altroz model. The Altroz EV first debuted at the 2019 Geneva Motor show, and later on at the 2020 Auto Expo. The specs of the Altroz EV are still not known but expect it to offer a driving range of 250-300 km.

Mahindra eKUV100: First unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo in February, Mahindra was initially keen on setting an introductory price of Rs. 8.25 lakh. But the prices might just go up to be a little higher. Powering the car would be a 15.9 kWh battery pack and it will come with a driving range of almost 150 km.

Mahindra eXUV300: The eXUV300 was also unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo, the specs of this vehicle are yet to be revealed, but Mahindra has promised a driving range of 370 km.

Hyundai Kona EV facelift: The international launch of the Hyundai Kona EV took place a few months back, expect the Kona to make its Indian debut late in 2021. Design-wise there are new features incorporated in the new Kona over the phased-out model. We have learned that it will be equipped with a 10.25-inch digital instrument display, heated seats (both at the front and the rear). The lower variant of the 2021 Kona will get a 39.2 kWh battery and is expected to get a driving range of 304 km. Meanwhile, the top-end variant will get a 64 kWh battery and a boosted range of 483 km.

Tesla Model 3: Tesla has officially registered its Indian office and will first offer Indian buyers its flagship model the Model 3. Tesla Model 3 will get three battery options – 50kWh, 54kWh, and 75kWh. They will offer a driving range of – 354 km, 423 km, and 568 km respectively. Expect Tesla to price it in the bracket of Rs.55-60 lakh, which means it will compete against other luxury cars.

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