Tata launches Nexon’s long-range EV model, the Max, in IndiaPosted On: May 11, 2022 By : Shuva Raj Khatri
Tata has launched the longer range version of its most-selling Nexon EV model–the Nexon EV Max–in India. The Nexon EV Max gets a 33% bigger battery pack than its outgoing model and the company says it provides a maximum range of 437 km (ARAI).
The long-range model comes in two variants, the XZ+ and XZ+ Lux, at a starting price of INR 17.74 lakh.
The Nexon EV Max’s overall design remains the same as its predecessors’. However, the EV gets a few new styling updates, such as dual-tone body colour, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, front DRLs, and EV badging. Inside, the EV gets leather upholstered seats, steering wheel with mounted controls, and a 7-inch floating display. Furthemore, the EV gets a new Markana Beige interior for higher variants.
The EV is offered in a new Intensi-Teal colour, in addition to the Daytona Grey and Pristine White.
The Nexon EV Max comes with 30+ new features such as electric sunroof, air purifier, rear AC vents, ventilated front seats, wireless smartphone charger, electronic parking brake, auto-dimming IRVM, cruise control, cooled glovebox, and smartwatch integration.
The EV’s battery is IP67-rated and the vehicle comes with a liquid-cooled thermal management system. For safety, the vehicle comes with standard features such as the Electronic Stability Program with i-VBAC, ABS with EBD and BA, hill-hold assist, hill-descent control, auto-vehicle hold, panic brake alert, dual airbags, ISOFIX, and Indirect Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (i-TPMS).
Battery and performance
The Nexon EV’s Max is powered by a 40.5 kWh lithium-ion battery–mated to a 105 kW permanent magnet synchronous motor–that generates 142 hp of power and a torque of 250 Nm. The EV can go from 0-100 kmph in under 9 seconds and it comes with three driving modes: Eco, City, and Sport.
For charging, the EV comes with a 3.3 kW charging setup as standard. Furthemore, the EV is compatible with a 7.2 kW AC fast charger that charges the vehicle in 6.5 hours, and via a 50 kW DC fast charger, the vehicle can charge from 0-80% within 56 minutes.
On a single charge, the EV boasts an ARAI-certified range of 437 km.
Moreover, the EV comes with a multi-mode regenerative braking system that offers four-levels of regenerative braking, and it can be adjusted through a dedicated switch on the floor console.
|Battery||40.5 kWh lithium-ion battery|
|Motor||Permanent magnet synchronous motor|
|Charging time||7.2 kW AC fast charger: 6.5 hours;|
50 kW DC fast charger: 0-80% in 56 minutes
|Ground clearance (mm)||205|
|Boot capacity (L)||350|
|Battery life warranty||8 years or 1,60,000 km|
Brands in Nepal: Tata | Price and specifications
Nexon EV Max price in Nepal
The Nexon EV Max comes in two variants–XZ+ and XZ+ Lux– at a starting price of INR 17.74 lakh, and goes up to INR 19.24 lakh. The EV is offered in three colour options: Intensi-Teal, Daytona Grey, and Pristine White.
|Nexon EV Max models||Charger option||Price in India|
|XZ+||3.3 kW||INR 17.74 lakh|
|XZ+||7.2 kW AC fast charger||INR 18.24 lakh|
|XZ+ Lux||3.3 kW||INR 18.74 lakh|
|XZ+ Lux||7.2 kW AC fast charger||INR 19.24 lakh|
With the EV having been launched in India, Nepali fans can expect it to arrive in Nepal within 2022. The Nexon EV’s long-range model might be several lakhs costlier than the outgoing XZ+ model.
|Nexon EV models||Price in Nepal (expected)|
|Nexon EV Max||Starting from Rs 46 lakh|
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