In pics: Luxury electric vehicles launched in India in 2021

Fast, luxurious and clean, the ultra premium electric vehicles from the likes of Mercedes, Audi and BMW are charging ahead in a niche automotive space of EVs in India.
By HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 15 Dec 2021, 01:02 PM
Luxury automotive brands have been in top gear to drive in electric vehicles in India and while the segment is a niche within a niche EV sphere in the country, the traction for these imported cars has been quite strong. Take a look at some of the luxury EVs available in India currently.
1/11 Luxury automotive brands have been in top gear to drive in electric vehicles in India and while the segment is a niche within a niche EV sphere in the country, the traction for these imported cars has been quite strong. Take a look at some of the luxury EVs available in India currently. (Bloomberg)
Jaguar I-Pace was launched in India in March of 2021 at a starting price point of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.06 crore (ex showroom). Available in three variants - S, SE and HSE, the I-Pace has been a solid performer in the EV space the world over.
2/11 Jaguar I-Pace was launched in India in March of 2021 at a starting price point of 1.06 crore (ex showroom). Available in three variants - S, SE and HSE, the I-Pace has been a solid performer in the EV space the world over.
The I-PACE is equipped with a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery, It produces 395 hp and 696 Nm torque. The electric SUV is capable of accelerating from 0-100 kmph in 4.8 seconds.
3/11 The I-PACE is equipped with a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery, It produces 395 hp and 696 Nm torque. The electric SUV is capable of accelerating from 0-100 kmph in 4.8 seconds.
Audi flew off the electric block in July with the launch of its e-tron 50, e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55. Prices start at around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 crore (ex showroom). Both e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 have dual electric motor delivering 402 hp of power and 664 Nm of torque. The e-tron 50 offers 308 hp and has 540 Nm of torque.
4/11 Audi flew off the electric block in July with the launch of its e-tron 50, e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55. Prices start at around 1 crore (ex showroom). Both e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 have dual electric motor delivering 402 hp of power and 664 Nm of torque. The e-tron 50 offers 308 hp and has 540 Nm of torque.
The e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 feature 95kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The Audi e-tron 50 gets a 71kWh battery pack at its core.
5/11 The e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 feature 95kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The Audi e-tron 50 gets a 71kWh battery pack at its core.
Audi further diversified its EV range in India with the launch of the e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT (in red).
6/11 Audi further diversified its EV range in India with the launch of the e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT (in red).
BMW became the newest luxury OEM to drive in an EV. And first off the block is its flagship electric SUV called iX. Priced at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.16 crore, the BMW iX has two electric motors and puts out 326 hp and offers 630 Nm of torque.
7/11 BMW became the newest luxury OEM to drive in an EV. And first off the block is its flagship electric SUV called iX. Priced at 1.16 crore, the BMW iX has two electric motors and puts out 326 hp and offers 630 Nm of torque.
The BMW iX can hit 100 kmph in 6,.1 seconds and has a 425 km WLTP range.
8/11 The BMW iX can hit 100 kmph in 6,.1 seconds and has a 425 km WLTP range.
Mercedes was the first to drive in a luxury EV to India with the EQC enjoying early advantage. The EQC made its India debut in October of 2020 and was priced at just under <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 crore at the time. It has two electric motors and puts out 402 hp and offers 760 Nm of torque. The range is around 450 kms per charge.
9/11 Mercedes was the first to drive in a luxury EV to India with the EQC enjoying early advantage. The EQC made its India debut in October of 2020 and was priced at just under 1 crore at the time. It has two electric motors and puts out 402 hp and offers 760 Nm of torque. The range is around 450 kms per charge.
2021 has the potential for more excitement with Volvo XC40 Recharge set to make India debut. XC40 gets a 78 kWh battery pack and is expected to have a range of 400 kilometres.
10/11 2021 has the potential for more excitement with Volvo XC40 Recharge set to make India debut. XC40 gets a 78 kWh battery pack and is expected to have a range of 400 kilometres.
The new BMW i4 eDrive40 uses a single-motor, rear-wheel-drive configuration, with 335 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque.
11/11 The new BMW i4 eDrive40 uses a single-motor, rear-wheel-drive configuration, with 335 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque.
First Published Date: 15 Dec 2021, 01:02 PM IST
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