Long-range Tata Nexon EV might debut on April 6
Tata Motors has put out a media invite for April 6, hinting that the long-range version of its Nexon EV will be introduced on that day. The upcoming variant will pack a 40kWh battery and shall promise a range of more than 400km per charge. It will also offer features like Electronic Stability Program and selectable modes for the regenerative braking system.
- The Tata Nexon EV is the leader of the electric car segment in India and accounts for roughly 60% of the total sales. By introducing a long-range version, the company wants to boost the vehicle's demand in the market.
- The variant will offer new features and a better range. It will go against rivals such as MG ZS EV and Hyundai KONA Electric.
The Tata Nexon EV's long-range variant will have a muscular bonnet, a sleek black grille, a wide air vent, and narrow projector headlamps. It will be flanked by roof rails, black B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, flared wheel arches, and new alloy wheels, on the sides. A shark-fin antenna, a window wiper, and LED taillights will be available on the rear end of the SUV.
The long-range Tata Nexon EV will pack an electric motor linked to a 40kWh battery that can be charged using a 6.6kW AC charger. The setup will allow the SUV to deliver a range of over 400km on a single charge.
The long-range Tata Nexon EV is tipped to get a spacious cabin with five seats, automatic climate control, key-less entry, a power steering wheel, and parking sensors. The SUV may house a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Multiple airbags, a rear-view camera, crash sensors, ABS, and EBD will ensure the safety of the passengers.
In India, the Tata Nexon EV starts at Rs. 14.54 lakh and goes up to Rs. 17.15 lakh. Meanwhile, the long-range variant is expected to bear a starting price-tag of around Rs. 18 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).