N Chandrasekaran, chairman, Tata Sons and Tata Motors, has taken delivery of Tata's own electric SUV, the Nexon EV on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
The e-SUV was handed over to Chandrasekaran by Shailesh Chandra, President – Passenger Vehicle Business Unit.
Only a few days back, Tata Motors announced that it has rolled-out 1,000th Nexon EV from its plant situated near Pune. The homegrown automaker has managed to reach this milestone within just a little over six months of the Nexon EV's launch earlier this year. Thanks to the Nexon EV, Tata Motors enjoys an overall market share of 62% in the electric car segment (in first quarter of FY'21).
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The Tata Nexon EV is available in three variants - XM, XZ+, XZ+. It currently retails in a price bracket which extends from ₹13.99 lakh for the XM variant to ₹15.99 lakh for the top-end XZ+ which costs ₹15.99 lakh.
Under the hood, the Nexon EV features a permanent magnet AC motor, which sources charge from a IP67 certified liquid-cooled Lithium-Ion battery. Goes without saying, the battery pack is both water and dust resistant.
The Tata Nexon EV features a 30.2 kWh battery that's been rated to offer a full charge range of over 312 km. The electric powertrain of the electric SUV puts out close to 245 Nm of torque. It propels the e-SUV to clock triple digit speeds in just 9.9 seconds.
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The battery setup on the Nexon EV takes about 60 minutes to attain 80% charge when using a fast charger, on the other hand, it takes about 8 hours while using a standard home charger.