Tata Motors recently launched a new version of its electric SUV Nexon EV Max. This new vehicle has created a new record in India. It has entered the India Book of Records for successfully climbing the world’s highest motorable road at the Umling La pass in Ladakh at an altitude of 19,024 feet above sea level. Tata claims that the Tata Nexon EV Max is the first electric car to achieve this feat. A team of drivers started the journey from Leh and completed this record on September 18, 2022. The new Nexon EV Max is powered by Tata’s Ziptron technology.
While the new Tata Nexon EV Max comes with a 40.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the Nexon EV MAX churns out 105 kW (143 PS) of power and 250 Nm of torque. The Tata Nexon EV Mx can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in less than 9 seconds.
The Nexon EV Max comes in two trim options – Nexon EV MAX XZ+ and Nexon EV MAX XZ+ Lux, which offer 33% more battery capacity. The electric car comes in 3 colors – Intense-Teal (exclusive to the Nexon EV Max), Daytona Gray and Pristine White. The interiors of the vehicle include ventilated leather seats, rear AC vents, jewelery control knob with active display and rear AC vents.
Tata Motors currently has over 40,000 EVs on the Indian road, of which over 30,000 are Nexon EVs. The Nexon EV is the best selling 4-wheeler EV in India with a market share of 63% (FY22).
The Nexon EV MAX gets an ARAI range of 437 km, ESP with i-VBAC, hill descent control, IP 67 rated battery pack and motor, auto-dimming IRVM, electronic parking brake and auto vehicle hold. The multi-mode regen feature helps in adding height to the vehicle when it comes downhill. It is also compatible with multiple charging options such as DC fast charging, AC fast charging or regular charging from any 15A plug point.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Vivek Shreevats, Head, Marketing, Sales & Service Strategy, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd., said, “We are thrilled to see the Nexon EV Max achieve this remarkable milestone that further demonstrates its capabilities. does. All Nexon EV MAX users have the freedom to travel regular and uninterrupted long distances with better ride and handling. Not only does it offer greater range and power, but it also supports faster charging while improving overall driving efficiency and further provides a no-compromise EV ownership experience. In addition, it has an inherent advantage of high altitude, thin air, low pressure which has no effect on its performance. It has been well established with this milestone and achievements like these will encourage Indian customers to #EvolveToElectric.
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