Mahindra and Mahindra the homegrown giant automaker has announced the next electric car that would be launched by the company would be called e2oPlus. The name is an amalgamation of e2o which stands for energy to oxygen and Plus for the “positive contributions that the car will make in the lives of customers”. Based on the e2o, the e2oPlus is expected to be launched soon.
Apart from the standard electric car benefits like zero emissions, low running costs, and home charging, the e2oPlus promises an increased range and fast charging capability. A teaser image was also released which shows as for the styling, it to be a stretched e2o with 4 doors and aesthetic updates. The teaser image shows vertically positioned tail lamps with LED elements, flared wheel arches, and a conventional tail gate with a subtle spoiler. Inside, expect it to be more spacious than the e2o, with increased rear seat comfort and more boot space. The 4-door electric city car is expected to borrow its hardware from the smaller e2o which has 25.5 hp and 53.9 Nm of torque. the rear of the e2oPlus. The new tail lamp design indicates that the new car is likely to get significant design changes compared to the e2o. Apart from the styling changes, the company claims that the e2oPlus will also have an increased range and fast charging capability.
According to Pravin Shah, Director, Mahindra Electric, “The e2oPlus is all about positive additions. We have incorporated additional space – something that would delight our customers. We have also added extra range and fast charging, among other very interesting ‘pluses’. I am confident that this new model will be a game changer not only in the electric vehicles segment but also among all other categories of cars”.
The current line-up of Mahindra Electric includes the e2o, eVerito, and the recently launched eSupro. Specifications related to the car haven’t been revealed yet, but going from the recent spy shots and the teaser image this is most likely the 4-door version of the e2o.