Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra Unveils 'India's Most Affordable Electric Car' EKUV100 At ₹8.25L

Cars

Mahindra unveiled the concept version of its electric car eKUV 100 at Auto Expo 2020 on Wednesday. The electric variant of its compact SUV is priced at Rs 8.25L

Written By Riya Baibhawi | Mumbai | Updated On:
Auto Expo 2020

Mahindra unveiled the concept version of its electric car eKUV 100 at Auto Expo 2020 on Wednesday. The electric variant of its compact SUV is priced at Rs 8.25 lakh making it the most affordable electric car in the country. The vehicle is equipped with a liquid-cooled battery pack and powered by a 15.9kWh motor that generates a peak power of 40kW and 120nm of torque. The eKUV which is targeted at the commercial buyer has a range of around 150 km on a single charge.

Replenished in 55 minutes

M&M officials claimed that the five-seater vehicle can be replenished from zero to 80 per cent in 55 minutes using fast charge technique. The eKUV can be pre-cooled and remote started just like other modern-day vehicles such as MG Hector and MG ZS. The exterior of the car has a shut-off front grille with blue highlights which is accompanied by a charging port just above the front fender on the right side with Mahindra Sticker making it a bit different from the regular KUV100 NXT. 

Read: Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra Unveils EXUV300 And EKUV100 E-vehicles Suited For Daily Commute

Read:Auto Expo 2020: MG Motors Unveils 'world's 1st 5G Smart Cockpit' Vision-i Concept Car

The battery, internals and other performance bits are fitted up front where the regular IC engine would reside and the rear of the car has a think blue strip echoing its eco-friendly nature with new graphics for the LED tail lamps. Adding to it, the cabin features a touchscreen infotainment system.

Read: Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra Unveils 'perfect' Blend Of Convenience And Comfort With 'Atom'

Read: Auto Expo 2020: MG Motors Showcases AI Enabled Car Marvel X With Autonomous Capabilities

Talking to media reporters, Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra said that they have 18 vehicles on display at the Auto Expo pavilion. The automobiles comprise of passenger, electric and commercial vehicles. He added that they intend to offer the widest range of EVs before saying that affordability is their guiding principle. 

Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water
SAVE WATER NOW
PEOPLE HAVE PLEDGED SO FAR
DO NOT MISS