Hyundai Ioniq 5 to Volvo XC40 Recharge: Upcoming EVs to launch in India


Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia have already confirmed they are going to carry the electrical crossover Ioniq5 and EV6 to India by subsequent month. Volvo too will launch the much-awaited XC40 Recharge in July.

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11 Could 2022, 16:53 PM


Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are two of the most-anticipated upcoming electrical automobiles to launch in India this yr.

The launch of the Tata Nexon EV Max as we speak is among the many first of many electrical automobiles heading India’s approach this yr. This was the second main EV launch after MG drove within the facelift ZS EV earlier this yr. A number of carmakers have already confirmed launch timelines of their upcoming electrical automobiles in 2022 for the Indian markets. Most notable amongst them are Hyundai Motor, Kia India, Volvo Automobiles India and Mercedes-Benz India. Tata Motors too might usher in one other electrical automobile to increase its EV vary with 4 fashions quickly.

Here’s a have a look at the upcoming electrical automobiles in India in 2022:

Kia EV6

KIA EV6 has been spotted testing on Indian roads. The electric SUV was spied testing in Telangana recently. (Photo courtesy: Instagram/@automobiliardent)
KIA EV6 has been noticed testing on Indian roads. The electrical SUV was spied testing in Telangana lately. (Photograph courtesy: Instagram/@automobiliardent)

Kia is all set to open bookings for its flagship EV6 mannequin later this month. Kia will quickly announce the launch timeline of the EV6, which will probably be introduced via the CBU route. Primarily based on the carmaker’s Electrical World Modular Platform (E-GMP), the EV6 electrical SUV is presently out there within the European markets. The highest-spec GT variant comes with twin electrical all-wheel drive system. Armed with a strong 77.4 kWh battery again, the EV6 GT variant is able to producing most output of 320 bhp and 605 Nm of peak torque. In response to international certifications, Kia EV6 has a spread of 425 kms on a single cost.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

A Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV at a charging point inside Hyundai's new corporate HQ in Gurugram.
A Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV at a charging level inside Hyundai’s new company HQ in Gurugram.

Hyundai Motor India has already listed the Ioniq 5 electrical crossover on its official web site. The Korean carmaker had earlier stated that the Ioniq 5 will hit the Indian markets within the second half of this yr. The brand new Ioniq 5 will come out as a part of the corporate’s plans to launch six electrical automobiles in India by 2028. It is going to be launched within the nation as a CKD mannequin and can come based mostly on the agency’s Electrical World Modular Platform (E-GMP).

Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo Automobiles India has formally introduced that it’s going to drive within the much-anticipated XC40 Recharge to India in July this yr. The launch of the electrical SUV was scheduled to happen final yr, however was postponed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. Bookings of the automobile is prone to begin from subsequent month. Volvo XC40 Recharge will provide a spread of greater than 400 kms on a single cost. It comes with a 78 kWh battery pack to energy its engine and is able to hitting a pace of 100kmph in 4.7 seconds. The electrical SUV can attain a high pace of 180 kmph.

Mercedes EQS

Mercedes EQS luxury electric sedan will be the second EV from the German carmaker to hit the Indian roads.
Mercedes EQS luxurious electrical sedan would be the second EV from the German carmaker to hit the Indian roads.

Mercedes-Benz India has revealed the anticipated launch timeline of the EQS electrical sedan within the nation. The Made in India 2022 Mercedes EQS goes to be the second electrical automobile from the German carmaker right here after the launch of the EQC again in 2020. It is going to be launched in India within the fourth quarter of this yr. Mercedes EQS is accessible in international markets with a 107.8 kWh battery pack and has a claimed vary of over 700 kms per cost. Additionally it is able to sprinting from zero to 100 kmph in simply 4.5 seconds.

Tata Motors can also be prone to drive within the electrical model of the Altroz hatchback later this yr. Tata has already confirmed that improvement work on the Altroz EV is presently underway. The EV model of Altroz was earlier showcased throughout an auto present in 2019.

First Revealed Date: 11 Could 2022, 16:53 PM IST



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