Tata Motors unveils India’s own Electric SUV, the Nexon Electric Vehicle that offers a clean, cool, stylish, practical and real-world solution for faster EV adoption in India.
The new NEXON EV is the first powered by the state of the art ZIPTRON technology by TATA. The NEXON EV promises to address the main deal breaking factors while opting for a EV , namely , the RANGE and PERFORMANCE it also aims to change the outlook of the consumers towards the EV from sluggish small tiny vehicles to an everyday car .
The new Nexon EV sports a bold and confident design that brings into play the IMPACT DESIGN 2.0 language. The new design further accentuates the already strong and purposeful stance of the Nexon, resulting in a road presence that makes it stand out & apart. The slim, wide grille-cum-lamp entity is underscored by the Tata Motors Humanity Line running from lamp to lamp, adding a touch of premiumness through its chrome treatment and more three-dimensional form.
Completing the new design of the front end is the bumper with its sporty central grille, detailed with the Tata Motors signature Tri-Arrows.
On the inside, the Nexon EV cabin comes with modern design, spacious interiors, and premium sound management to deliver a comfortable tranquil drive. The vehicle also comes with a 7 inch Harman infotainment system offering top-notch connectivity and unmatched acoustics. It also supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
Nexon EV is equipped with a powerful and high-efficiency 129 PS permanent-magnet AC motor powered by a high capacity 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The motor produces 245 Nm of instant torque from a standstill, enabling Nexon EV to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.9 seconds. The EV comes with a best-in-industry dust and water proof battery pack which meets IP67 standards.
This high-density battery pack is liquid-cooled to excel in Indian conditions. The battery pack is placed underneath the vehicle body, giving the SUV a center of gravity more akin to that of a sedan or a hatchback, ensuring maximum stability and excellent dynamic performance on winding roads
It comes with two drive modes DRIVE and SPORTS
Regenerative Braking to charge the battery , Hill Ascent & Descent Assist to make driving on slopes more convenient and with Creep feature allows user to tackle congested city traffic without fatigue.
Nexon EV delivers an anxiety free long range of more than 300 kms on a single charge , exact range is not yet revealed by the company , expect a number at the launch .
When plugged into a Fast DC Charger, the Nexon EV will replenish 80% battery capacity within 60 minutes. In addition, the Nexon EV can be charged from any 15 amp plug point though that will take 8 hours to charge the battery to 80% capacity .
Nexon EV offers 35 Mobile App based connected features, ranging from remote commands, vehicle tracking, driving behavior analytics, navigation and remote diagnostics. The ZConnect App enables owners to locate the nearby charging points, TML service stations, set-up speed alerts, track vehicle location and many more features.
The NEXON has already proved itself on safety front by achieving the GNCAP 5 rating and the EV is no different .
The booking for the NEXON EV begin from 20th December 2019 for an amount of Rs.21000/- either via the official website or select authorized dealers.
To sum it up
India’s Own Electric SUV – the Nexon EV, an aspirational SUV for personal car buyers looking for a thrilling, connected drive experience with zero emissions. Powered by the cutting-edge Ziptron technology, this vehicle promises an efficient high voltage system, zippy performance, long-range, fast charging capability, extended battery life and class leading safety features.
Scheduled to be launched in January 2020, the Nexon EV is expected to be priced between INR 15 to 17 Lakhs