In line with the outlook for the future, automakers are moving quickly into the electric vehicle sector. Here are five new electric cars that will soon be available in India: the Tata Tiago EV, Mahindra XUV400, BYD Atto3, Tata Altroz EV, and Hyundai IONIQ 5. Future automobiles will be cleaner and greener, and the market already reflects this. In India, the percentage of electric vehicles is rising. We bring you the most recent information on “5 new electric vehicle models to launch in India soon” as automakers prepare to release new electric vehicles on the market.
Hyundai IONIQ 5:
The much-anticipated IONIQ 5 is on its way to India. The second electric vehicle from Hyundai will be built on the e-GMP platform and will have many of the same parts as the EV6, including the drivetrain. It will be domestically assembled in India, as opposed to its equivalent, keeping costs low.
In the international market, the IONIQ 5 is available with two battery options: a 58 kWh single-motor configuration that produces 169 hp with a range of 383 km and a 325 hp 72.6 kWh dual-motor battery with a range of 481 km. Some rumours claim that Hyundai is exploring a battery option with a smaller capacity for India, with a longer-range model slated to launch later.
Enhanced head-up displays, remote parking assistance, dual-zone climate control, and ADAS Level 2 are just a few of the prominent EV features. The EV will debut in the latter half of 2022 and go on sale in the opening months of 2023.
Mahindra XUV400 SUV:
Mahindra will officially enter the EV competition with the launch of the all-electric XUV400 SUV. The launch is set for January 2023 and the EV is sure to catch the eye despite being based on the long-sold XUV300. Distinctive EV styling cues such as the hidden grille, new bronze Twin Peak logo, subtle bronze accents throughout the bodywork and the major highlight is the increase in length to 4.2 meters.
A 39.5 kWh battery pack and a single motor with 147 horsepower and 310 Nm of torque are used to power the vehicle. According to the arrangement, a single charge will take it 456 kilometres. The SUV has three driving modes: fun, fast, and fearless, and it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 8.3 seconds. The electric SUV will be priced comparable to the Tata Nexon EV MAX.
BYD Atto 3:
The Atto 3 is an all-electric SUV from the world’s largest electric vehicle maker BYD (Build Your Dreams). This car will be unveiled in India on October 11. Atto 3 will be the second product of the Chinese automaker and is likely to be in the 25-30 lakh EV segment. At more than 4.4 meters long, it will be significantly bulkier than its direct rivals MS ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV.
In terms of powertrain, the Atto 3 is expected to come in two battery options. The smaller 49.92 kWh battery pack has a range of around 345 km, while the larger 60.48 kWh battery pack offers a range of 420 km. The system supports DC fast charging up to 80 kW. The unique permanent-magnet synchronous electric motor system generates a maximum torque of 201 hp and 310 Nm, capable of accelerating the electric vehicle from 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds.
Tata Tiago EV
With the Tata having a head start in the electric vehicle segment, the electrified version of the Tiago sedan is sure to benefit from Tata Motors’ positive image in the market. To amp up the hype, the domestic automaker shared some trailers for the upcoming electric model, and a grand launch took place on September 28.
Under the hood, the Ziptron powertrain includes a 26 kWh battery that will be Tigor’s direct lift-off engine. The EV has a rated capacity of 74 hp and maximum torque of 170 Nm. With a range of about 300 km, the Tiago electric car will be equipped with features such as multi-mode regeneration, sport mode, leatherette seats, and speed cruise control among others. As for the price, it will be positioned lower than the Tigor EV, and it could be in the range of Rs. 10-12 lakh.
Tata Altroz EV
The Tata Altroz EV is said to be Tata Motors’ first electric sedan (EV). It is expected to offer the best premium features in the segment for a sedan, which will help the company win over more customers than it already has with the Nexon Prime, Nexon Max and Tigor EV. Since then, anticipation has been building and the car could soon see the light of day. The TATA Altroz EV is said to have a range of 250-300 km on a single charge, similar to the Nexon EV. In addition, it is also believed that the Altroz EV will share the rest of the powertrain with the more expensive Nexon EV. The car is said to have 245 Nm of torque and 129 hp.
Additionally, the Altroz EV will utilize Tata’s signature battery technology called Ziptron, which ensures maximum operating range, and incorporates liquid cooling to ensure long mileage per charge. In terms of battery capacity, the Altroz EV is expected to be powered by a 30.2 kWh lithium-ion pack. The pack can be charged from 0-100% in about 8-9 hours using the wall charger that comes with the vehicle. It will also have a fast charging option, which can charge the battery to 80% in 60 minutes.