Earlier, there were reports that Mahindra Reva NXR electric car launch has been slated for some time in the end of 2012. Proving it to be true, the Reva NXR has been found testing at the outskirts of Bangalore city, the carmaker's home market.
The images captured cleary show that the Reva NXR is quite big enough to accomodate four people. The two-door four seater electric car gets larger dimensions than the previous car.
The body of the small car has been made strong with the use of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) plastic which helps the car stand impacts. The exterior of the Reva NXR sports impressive projector hadlamps, large grill and larger tyres.
As other electric cars, the interior of the car is enlivening with a blue back-lit digital display on the instrumental panel. All information like battery charge, range will be presented on the display.
Electric power in the Reva NXR comes from a constant drive motor that produces maximum power of 17.5 BHP and peak torque of 55 Nm. The electric motor is capable to speed the car to a top speed of 85 km/hour.
The Reva NXR which may use Lithium ion battery stack as a power source claims a drive range of 120 kilo metres on a four hour full charge. Expect the electric car to hit the showrooms by November with a price tag of around Rs 4 lakhs.