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Mahindra XUV400 EV Formula Edition launched

The Mahindra XUV400 is the newest electric SUV in the country and although it was officially launched at the beginning of the year and has quickly racked up over 10,000 pre-orders, a special Formula Edition version of the Mahindra XUV400 was also recently launched. on the sidelines of the upcoming Formula E India Grand Prix.

From R to L: Lucas Di Grassi, Jehan Daruvala and Oliver Rowland at the Mahindra Racing Gen3 car launch
From R to L: Lucas Di Grassi, Jehan Daruvala and Oliver Rowland at the Mahindra Racing Gen3 car launch

Formula E, the all-electric equivalent of Formula 1, makes its India debut on Saturday with a race on the streets of Hyderabad. Mahindra Racing is the only Indian team taking part in the race, in addition to being one of the oldest since the racing season first began in 2011. While the focus will be on how the two cars race electric As Mahindra shows off on the track this Saturday, the focus is also on Mahindra’s thrust in the Indian electric vehicle market. Thus, the XUV400, the electric version of the XUV300, carries the weight of great expectations for the company.

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The company says the XUV400 Formula E Edition basically boasts only cosmetic additions and has a special paint color ‘inspired by the spirit of racing’. Otherwise, the special model continues to have the same specifications as the marketed model.

XUV400 – Specifications and Price Battery size MIDC range Charger option Price
XUV400 EC 34.5 kWh 375 km 3.3 horsepower $15.99 thousand won
7.2 horsepower $16.49 thousand won
XUV400 EL 39.4 kWh 456 km 7.2 horsepower $18.99 thousand won

The Mahindra XUV400 is offered with two battery pack options – 34.5 kWh and 39.5 kWh. The electric motor on the EV helps it produce 150 horsepower and 210 Nm of torque. Mahindra XUV400 also accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.3 seconds. The larger battery pack also offers a claimed range of 456 km while the more affordable variant offers around 375 km per charge.

Watch: Mahindra XUV400: Important things you should know

Mahindra XUV400’s rival is the Tata Nexon EV. It is being sold in two versions, which are Nexon EV Prime and Nexon EV Max. Nexon EV pricing starts at $14.49 lakh and up $17,50 thousand. Both prices are ex-showroom. There is also an upcoming compact electric vehicle from MG that is expected to debut this year.

First published date: February 10, 2023, 10:03 AM IST


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