Auto Expo 2020, the 15th version of Asia’s largest biennial auto present, has began from at this time. This yr, greater than 90 car firms from internationally are taking part on this mega motor present. Alongside launching a few of their vehicles for the Indian market, the auto firms are additionally showcasing their futuristic idea vehicles at this occasion. Let’s take a look at a few of the idea electrical vehicles showcased at Auto Expo 2020.
Maruti Suzuki Idea Futuro-e
Maruti Suzuki India showcased its Futuro-E electrical car idea on the auto present. The automotive is a four-seater electrical coupe SUV. The automotive’s inside with minimalistic format is available in a blue and ivory theme. It has large sweeping screens throughout the dashboard that homes varied controls. The steering of the automotive additionally encompasses a futuristic format. Among the many 4 seats, the entrance two can swivel round to face the rear ones. The Futuro-e idea is anticipated to go for manufacturing sooner or later.
Mahindra and Mahindra showcased a variety of idea automobiles, EVs, and business automobiles on the Auto Expo. Mahindra additionally centered on its vary of electrical automobiles and one in all them consists of the Funster. It’s a convertible roadster electrical idea that comes with twin electrical motors and a full-time AWD system. The Funster comes with a prime velocity of 200 kmph and it may well go from Zero to 100 kmph in simply 5 seconds. The idea automotive is filled with a 59.1 kWh battery, providing a variety of 520 km on a single cost.
Mahindra eKUV 100
Mahindra additionally launched its one other EV eKUV100 at a value of simply Rs eight.25 lakhs at Auto Expo. Thus eKUV100 has turn out to be probably the most reasonably priced electrical SUV in India. Mahindra claims it has sufficient battery pack for a variety of 147km on a single cost however the firm has not detailed the battery capability. The liquid-cooled battery additionally has a fast-charging functionality with a Zero-80 % cost in an hour. One other spotlight of the eKUV100 is related automotive expertise by way of a smartphone app. This app gives distant diagnostics, distant door lock/unlock, location monitoring and battery standing replace and may also be used to pre-cool the cabin of the automotive.
The Renault Twizy is a two-seater electrical automotive by Renault which is already out there in Europe. Now, it has simply been showcased for the primary time in India at Auto Expo 2020 in its single-seater format. When in comparison with different EVs, the Twizy Cargo doesn’t supply a lot energy output. Its rear-mid-mounted electrical motor can solely produce 17hp. The automotive is supplied with a 6.1kWh lithium-ion battery that’s sufficient for a 100km vary. It is rather much less doubtless that the corporate will launch the Twizy in India.
Kia Motors India showcased its sub-4m SUV concept- the Sonet on the Auto Expo. This sub-4m SUV is close-to-production and will probably be launched by August 2020. This will probably be Kia’s third automotive in India after Seltos and Carnival. Sonet is a premium providing just like the Seltos and will get UVO related automotive tech with an embedded eSIM, a touchscreen, and a Bose sound system. Different options embody LED head and taillights, auto local weather management, and an air air purifier. The Kia Sonet may very well be priced between Rs 7 lakh and Rs 11 lakh when it’s launched.
Tata Motors additionally launched its electrical SUV idea Sierra on the auto present. The automotive represents Tata’s innovation sooner or later with its type and design. This idea electrical automotive comes with a boxy design because it has right-hand doorways which suggests it has solely two doorways. It exhibits a modern LED panel at its entrance and backlights, which is designed particularly for the youthful era. The corporate has not revealed a lot about this idea automotive as of now.