Mahindra on Friday, September 9, unveiled the XUV400 SUV as its latest electric car. The company has not yet announced its price. However, it is promised that the price will be revealed in January 2023. The electric car will initially be launched in 16 cities. The test drive of the car will start from December 2022 in these 16 cities. The deliveries of the Mahindra XUV400 electric car will begin by the end of January 2023 and customers will be able to book the car from the same month itself.
The Mahindra XUV400 is offered in Satin Copper finish with a dual tone roof option as well as five color options including Arctic Blue, Everest White, Galaxy Grey, Napoli Black and Infinity Blue.
Let’s start with the design. The design of the latest electric car is almost identical to the XUV300 SUV. LED headlamps are available at the front of the car, above which there is a DRL, which goes through the headlamps and goes down to the bumper. It gets the twin-peaks Mahindra logo. In addition, the car gets diamond-cut alloy-wheels. The Mahindra XUV400 comes equipped with advanced features such as drive mode based digital instrument cluster, dual-zone climate control, Type-C charging outlet and many more. In addition, the car supports BlueSense Plus mobile app with 60+ connectivity features along with smartwatch connectivity.
The Mahindra XUV400 gets an IP67 rated 39.5 kWh capacity battery pack and PSM motor, which together produce 149.5 PS of peak power and 310 Nm of peak torque. Its top speed is said to be 150 kmph and the company claims that the car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 8.3 seconds. It is also claimed that this electric SUV gives a range of 456 km on a single charge as per the Indian Driving Cycle (MIDC).
The company says that the 50kW DC fast charger takes only 50 minutes to charge the battery from 0-80%. When charged via a 7.2 kW/32A outlet, the pack will take 6 hours 30 minutes to charge from 0-100%, compared to 13 hours with a standard 3.3 kW/16A household socket. It gets three driving modes – Fun, Fast and Fearless. Mahindra says that it has been given a single pedal drive mode ‘Live Mode’ for a seamless driving experience.