Tata Motors has recently unveiled its much-awaited Nexon electric vehicle in India. This comes months after the automaker announced Tigor EV for private customers. Coming back to the Tata Nexon electric vehicle, the price for the upcoming EV is expected to range somewhere between Rs 15 lakh to Rs 17 lakh. After the launch, Tata Nexon EV will join Altroz EV in India.
The Nexon electric, which will be made available in XM, XZ+, and XZ+ LUX trims, will come equipped with the company's latest Ziptron electric powertrain technology. The Nexon electric will be powered by a liquid-cooled permanent magnet AC motor that belts out 129 hp and 245 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to an automatic transmission.
The upcoming electric car will include a 30.2 kWh high energy density lithium-ion battery pack, which will be liquid-cooled and IP67 certified for water and dust resistance. The battery also complies with the AIS-048, nail penetration test. Its casing is impact resistant.
According to a report of India Today, the Nexon EV will be charged up to 80 per cent in an hour using a DC fast charger. Also, it can be charged up to 80 per cent with a standard 15A home socket in eight hours. The Nexon EV will have a range of more than 300 km. The Nexon EV will have a warranty of eight years or 1.60 lakh kilometres on the battery.
Features on the upcoming electric car will include contrast automatic headlamps, automatic rain-sensing wipers, dual-tone roof, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, premium leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, fully automatic climate control, keyless entry & push-button start and sunroof.
Tata Nexon EV will be launched in India in early 2020. However, the bookings for the Nexon EV has already started at Rs 21,000.