Tata Motors has finally wrapped off India’s first electric SUV- the Nexon EV. This SUV is loaded with high-tech features that will thrill the buyers through its zippy performance and connected drive technology. The vehicle delivers optimum power via cutting-edge Zipron technology that assures fast charging, extended battery life, long-range, and efficient high voltage system. The Nexon EV is slated to be launched in January and shall be priced in the range of INR 15 to 17 Lakhs.
State-of-the-art Ziptron technology-based EV
Fast Performance with 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.9 seconds
300 km travel range on a single full-charge
35 Connected features via ZConnect Mobile App
Tata Nexon EV comes in three variants – XZ+ LUX, XZ+ (both in dual tone) and XM (in single tone). There will be three exciting colour options – Signature Teal Blue colour, Moonlit Silver and Glacier White. The car will be offered with a protective warranty of 8 years or 1,60,000 kms (whichever is earlier) on battery & electric motor.
Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Mr. Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “After introducing our cutting-edge EV technology, Ziptron, we are thrilled to unveil the first EV featuring this technology – The Nexon EV. This is a high performance, connected vehicle that is uniquely suited to address the aspirations of Indian customers and break all barriers for EV adoption. We are confident that this development will mark an important milestone in India’s electrification journey, and further reinforce our commitment towards developing sustainable and responsible mobility solutions for India.”
The new Nexon EV has adopted the IMPACT DESIGN 2.0 language that ensures better and safe build quality. The new design further enhances thepowerful stance of the Nexon, resulting in a good road presence. The Tata Nexon EV takes a three-dimensional form with special chrome treatment with the help of Tata Motors Humanity Line flowing throughout the exterior. The front fascia sports a sporty central grille with Tata Motors signature Tri-Arrows.
The interior adapts modern decoration and ensures a spacious cabin with a premium sound system. Mounted to the dashboard is a 7 inch Harman infotainment system that offers amazing high-tech connectivity and soothing acoustics. It is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Nexon EV comes powered by an efficient 129 PS permanent-magnet AC motor powered by a 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The AC motor produces 245 Nm of instant torque from halt, enabling Nexon EV to take a sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.9 seconds. The EV also features dust and waterproof battery pack that meets IP67 standards. The battery pack is installed underneath the vehicle body, proving the SUV with maximum stability and excellent driving dynamics on uneven terrain.
You can travel up to 300 km on a single full-charge and that too with zero emissions. The NExon EV recharges up to 80 percent in 60 minutes using a fast DC charger. There are two drive modes on offer– DRIVE & SPORT. It utilizes some battery saving tech such as Regenerative Braking to charge the battery while coasting. Safety features like Hill Ascent & Descent Assist makes driving on sloppy roads even more convenient and last but not the least, Smart Regen with Creep feature allows drivers to get through city traffic without breakdown.
Nexon EV comes with 35 Mobile App based connected features, such as remote commands, vehicle tracking, driving behavior analytics, navigation and remote diagnostics. The ZConnect App also allows owners to locate the nearby charging points, TML service stations, set-up speed alerts, track vehicle location and other alert services like SOS and panic notifications.
The ZConnect app suite also analyzes and monitors driving behaviour and provides driving feedback at the end of every trip. You can receive scores on harsh braking or acceleration, average speed, etc. These scorecards can be shared over an inbuilt community of EV owners called “Tribes”, or on social media platforms.
The all new Tata Nexon EV can be pre-booked for Rs 21,000 starting December 20, 2019, either through the Tata Motors official website or through select authorized dealership.