Automobile giant Mahindra is all set to launch the electric version of the XUV300 on September 6. The new electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) has been named the XUV400 and is being seen as a direct competitor to the Tata Nexon EV, Hindustan Times’ sister website Live Hindustan reported. .
According to the report, the XUV400 can run for 350-400 km after charging. In comparison, Nexon EV has a range of 312 km and Nexon EV Max has a range of 437 km. The SUV was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2020.
The Mahindra XUV400 electric vehicle will be equipped with several connected technologies. Apart from the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) and new headlights, it will also get a close-off front grille and redesigned tail lamps, reports Live India.
Mahindra XUV400 Price Expected ₹15 lakhs
Mahindra’s EV Ambitions
The automobile giant aims to emerge as a leader in the electric passenger vehicle segment. Last week, Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra signed a term sheet under which the German automobile giant will supply electrical components to the Indian counterpart.
The companies said the deal includes components from Volkswagen’s open platform electric vehicles (EVs), known as MEB, which will be supplied to Mahindra’s new electric platform INGLO.
The INGLO platform, which will power all Mahindra EVs, offers 60-80 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery capacity and fast charging options up to 80% in less than 30 minutes, Mahindra said. said, without specifying its range. E.V
Mahindra Group Chairperson Anand Mahindra has already said that the time has come to enter the electric passenger vehicle segment. PTI had referred to it.
The Indian auto major announced that it will launch five new electric sports utility vehicles (SUVs) for both the domestic and international markets, with the first four expected to hit the road between 2024 and 2026.
The company will introduce the first of five e-SUVs by the end of 2024, starting with the Indian market.