Mahindra & Mahindra has launched its electric vehicle in the United Kingdom. The e2o model is available for purchase exclusively through online booking. Mahindra's e2o is priced attractively at 12,995 Pounds, post all grants are applied to it.
Powering the Mahindra e2o is a 13.9 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with an estimated range of 127 kilometres. The e2o can attain a top speed of 102 km/h with ease. Once the battery is empty it takes approximately nine hours for a full charge. Mahindra will also offer a fast charge option to customers.
The e20 by Mahindra is strategically placed between Renault's Twizy and Nissan Leaf. Mahindra's electric vehicle offers three-doors and can easily accommodate four passengers. The Indian-based electric car manufacturer will service vehicles at customers house via mobile vans.
Present at the unveil of Mahindra's e2o in the United Kingdom was Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group. The e2o electric vehicle was launched at the London Design Museum in the UK. Currently, test drives will be made available in London, Birmingham, Bristol, and Milton Keynes.
In terms of safety, Mahindra is equipping the e2o with several features. ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and dual SRS airbags are standard safety features on the e2o. Other benefits of e2o include that the electric vehicle is non-polluting and clean.