The Indian arm of the Chinese automaker has announced that the company has completed the deliveries of 450 e6 electric MPV units in the country. Currently this car is being sold in only one variant, which costs Rs 29.15 lakh. The company is offering its customers 3 years/125,000 kms vehicle warranty and 8 years/500,000 kms warranty on battery cells. In addition, the traction motor is being offered with a warranty of 8 years or 150,000 kms.
Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President, Electric Passenger Vehicle Business, BYD India, said, “This development demonstrates our commitment to nature and reducing carbon emissions by creating a global, truly zero-emission ecosystem. The all-new E6 scores high in terms of battery safety and is the first car in India to adopt BYD’s puncture-resistant Blade battery.”
The electric car is powered by a 71.7 kWh lithium-ion battery that powers a single front-axle mounted electric motor. This generates maximum power of 95 PS and peak torque of 180 Nm. The top speed of BYD e6 is 130 kmph. It supports DC fast charging, allowing the battery pack to charge 30 – 80 percent in 35 minutes and full charge in 90 minutes.