Mahindra XUV400 EV Formula Edition unveiled

The Mahindra XUV400 is the latest electric SUV in the country, and while it was officially launched earlier this year and quickly garnered over 10,000 reservations, a special edition Mahindra XUV400 E-Print was recently unveiled during the upcoming Formula race.

Right to left: Lucas Di Grassi, Jehan Daruvala and Oliver Rowland at the unveiling of the Mahindra Racing Gen3 car

Formula E, the all-electric variant of Formula One, made its Indian debut on Saturday at the street circuit in Hyderabad. Mahindra Racing is the only Indian team competing and one of the oldest since the season first started in 2011. While the focus this Saturday will be on the performance of the two Mahindra electric race cars on the track, the spotlight will also be on Mahindra’s push for the Indian EV market. The electric version of the XUV300, the XUV400, therefore carries great expectations from the company.

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The XUV400 Formula E Edition basically only boasts cosmetic additions and gets a special livery “inspired by the spirit of racing,” the company says. Special models continue to otherwise have the same specifications as models sold in the market.

XUV400 – Specifications and Prices battery size MIDC series charger options price
XUV400 EC 34.5 kWh 375 kilometers 3.3 kW ¥1.599 million
7.2 kW ¥1.649 million
XUV400EL 39.4 kWh 456 kilometers 7.2 kW ¥1.899 million

The Mahindra XUV400 is available with two battery pack options – 34.5 kWh and 39.5 kWh. The electric motor on the EV helps it produce 150 horsepower and 210 Newton-meters of torque. The Mahindra XUV400 is also capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds. The larger battery pack also has a claimed range of 456km, while the more affordable model gets around 375km per charge.

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The Mahindra XUV400 rival is the Tata Nexon EV. It is sold in two versions, Nexon EV Prime and Nexon EV Max. Nexon EV starting price ¥1.449 million, rising to ¥1.75 million. Both prices are ex-showroom prices. MG also has an upcoming compact electric car, scheduled to launch this year.

First published date: Feb 10, 2023 at 10:03 AM CST

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