With the rising popularity of electric vehicles in India, more and more EVs are being introduced. Recently, Mahindra has showcased a few of its new electric SUVs – eKUV100 & eXUV300 and is planning to launch them soon.
Mahindra is planning to enter the private electric vehicle segment with these two vehicles. It is also planning to increase its vehicle portfolio in India. At the moment, the Mahindra e-Verito is the only model that Mahindra offers in the market. That too is sold mostly to the government for official use.
As far as the specifications of eKUV100 are concerned, it will get a range of about 147 km. The car will come with a 15.9 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. It will power an electric motor capable of generating about 54 Bhp of peak power and 120 Nm of peak torque. Within 55 minutes, the battery can be charged from zero to 80%. The price of the vehicle is Rs 8.25 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. The launch is likely to happen in 2022.
Mahindra also showcased the eXUV300 which is likely to be priced at around Rs 14 lakh for the base variant, while the top-end variant will cost more. However, no other details about it have been disclosed.