According to recent sources, BYD India, a division of the Chinese manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dreams), is getting ready to release the company’s second electric vehicle (EV) in the Indian market.The newest teaser suggests a new electric SUV, which may be the Atto 3 EV
The BYD Atto 3 will compete against vehicles like the Tata Nexon EV Max, Hyundai Kona Electric and MG ZS EV and is anticipated to cost around Rs 25 lakh and Rs 35 lakh (ex-showroom) .
The Atto 3 EV, which is now available in several countries around the world. The e6 electric MPV has just been released to the public.
The teaser suggests that the electric SUV would have LED DRLs in the shape of eyebrows incorporated into the headlights. A light bar spanning the length of the front bumper illuminates the headlight clusters.
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According to the rumours, the Atto 3 will be roughly 4.45 meters long and will have a wheelbase of 2,720 mm if it goes the fully knocked down (CKD) journey to India.
The 60.5kWh battery pack in the BYD Atto 3, an electric SUV sold outside of China, allows the EV to deliver 201 horsepower and 310 Nm of peak torque. The battery can be charged in 1.2 hours when linked to an 80 kilowatt AC charger or in 9.5 hours when using a 6.6 kilowatt AC charger, and the estimated electric range is up to 480 kilometres.
“In the next weeks, we hope to learn more about the vehicle’s design, including its interiors, functions, battery capacity, & power output. LED headlights, 12.8-inch rotating touch infotainment, a five-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charger, powered front seats, ambient lighting, a 360-degree camera, 7 airbags, as well as a tyre pressure monitoring system are just some of the features that will be standard on the Atto 3. This model is already on sale in other international markets “So say the news accounts.
The BYD Atto 3 will compete with the likes of the Hyundai Kona Electric, the Tata Nexon EV Max, and the MG ZS EV, and it is projected to cost around Rs 25 lakh & Rs 35 lakh (ex-showroom).
In the meantime, BYD has been a formidable rival to the American electric car manufacturer Telsa. BYD’s EV shipments increased by over 260% year-over-year, to over 354,000 units. On the other hand, despite a 27% year-over-year increase, Tesla’s worldwide sales of approximately 254,000 units were below projections. Tesla’s China operations were impacted by Covid-19 shutdowns, but sales in the US increased.