Electric Vehicles are the future, and companies thus, are bringing on a new lineup of EVs for the same! With fuel prices going sky high, everyone is keeping an eye on EVs and their demand is increasing. Mahindra is working ahead on this and has even launched its subsidiary company, EV Co, dedicated to the manufacturing of EVs only. And this article is all about upcoming EV cars in India which are to be unveiled soon by Mahindra and Mahindra.
Upcoming EV cars in India – Mahindra
Officially, Mahindra has stated that 5 new electric SUV concepts will be shown on August 15th, 2022. Apart from that, there are a
British International Investment and Mahindra & Mahindra had signed an agreement to invest 1,925 crore rupees each in the EV car segment to boost EVs production in India.
Rajesh Jejurikar, Mahindra and Mahindra executive director announced that 20-30% of the company’s SUVs manufactured, will be electric by 2027.
SUV makers will introduce a wide range of new Mahindra EV cars in the country over the period of the next 3-4 years. So by 2027, one can expect more upcoming EV cars in India.
Born Electric Vision Strategy – Mahindra’s EV Concept
In February 2021 Mahindra showed its concept Born Electric Vision for its upcoming electric cars. It is conceptualized by Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (MADE) in the United Kingdom. Under the Born Electric Vision Strategy, M&M will reveal a trio of zero-emission vehicle concept which will be the “cornerstone of the future EVs”.
Under Born Electric Vision, Mahindra is planning to launch three new Mahindra EV car concepts for
- SUV Coupe
- Compact SUV
- Mid-Size SUV
These will be entirely three different EVs conceptualised by M&M group. We can see the following things from the teaser videos
- Signature C- Shaped LEDs
- Interior had simple and minimalistic theme
- Hexagonal-shaped flat bottom steering wheel
- Large infotainment System by the wheel side
- Gear lever and illuminated cabin
Scoop! XUV300 EV To Be Called XUV400 EV
Mahindra’s XUV300 electric vehicle will be officially called XUV400 Electric. It will be the first long-range EV by Mahindra and Mahindra. It will follow a design language that will be quite different from its parent XUV 300, to make the XUV400 distinctive. Among all the Mahindra EV cars by, XUV400 will be the first to be launched, most probably at the start of the next year. Its distinctive features are as follows:
- XUV 400 will be 4.2meters long approximately
- It will have two variants- one aimed at commuters and affordability and the second one will be a long-range aspirational XUV300.
- 4 EVs will be unveiled in September 2022 at Auto Expo 2022. However, the actual launch may take more time.
- Its specifications would be standardized against Tata Nexon EV and Nexon EV Max
- It will rival Tata Nexon EV
- Expected price – 18 lakhs
Why XUV 400 and not XUV300?
There are no tax benefits under the 4m category (like XUV 300) for Electric Vehicles. That might be the reason the company has kept the length of XUV400 as 4.2meters and has given it a new name.
As of now, we have this much info about this. We have to wait for its more details till its unveiling. Some changes might be there in the above mentioned features as company do make last minute changes before unveiling!
These were the upcoming Mahindra EV car concepts to be unveiled soon! Stay tuned to the GoMechanicBlog for more updates about the car world.