Mahindra Electric, the Electric Vehicle division of home-grown utility giant, Mahindra & Mahindra launched the revamped version of its Mahindra e20 which is christened as the Mahindra e2o Plus. The newly launched e2o Plus is different from the smaller version as it now comes with 4-doors deriving it a proper small hatchback in the league. Rather than a small miniature version, the all-new e2o Plus electric car is a full grown up small hatchback. Being the fourth all-electric vehicle rolled out from the house of Mahindra and Mahindra, the new e2o Plus was initially teased on the social media platform. With the new inclusion in the portfolio, Mahindra Electric has strengthened its product line-up which earlier comprised of Mahindra e2o, eVerito and the Mahindra eSupro. The new e2o Plus is better than the existing two-door e2o as it comes with improved battery life, better comforts and enhanced range. Mahindra was the first automaker to introduce the all-electric e2o in the country. Ever since the launch of e2o in March 2013, the company has retailed about cumulative figure of 7000 units. The all-new e2o Plus is practical, spacious and stylish electric vehicle from the stable of Mahindra that focuses on mass market audience.
Mahindra e2o Plus Exterior
Talking about the exterior design, the all-new Mahindra e2o Plus all-electric hatch acquires majority of design inspirations from the current generation e2o two door small car. The new small hatch carries the futuristic profile along with bold character lines. At the upfront, the new four-door all-electric hatchback sports signature style Mahindra grille with chrome accents that goes well with a toothed design. It also gets projector headlamps and sculpted front bumper that houses the fog lamp assembly. Coming to the side profile, the biggest change one can notice as compared to the regular two-door e2o is a bigger wheelbase that enhances the overall silhouette and proportions of the car. The rear end of the four-door e2o carries an all-new design which is complemented by horizontally placed tail lamp cluster with LED elements, rear integrated spoiler and +ME badge. The new four door electric vehicle is offered in 4 colours – Coral Blue, Sparkling Wine, Arctic Silver, and Solid White.
Mahindra e2o Plus Dimensions
As far as the dimensions are concerned, the all-new Mahindra e2o Plus all-electric small hatchback gets length of 3590mm, width of 1575mm and height of 1585mm along with wheelbase of 2588 mm and 170mm of ground clearance. Moreover, the newly launched e2o Plus gets a kerb weight of 939 kgs for P2, P4 and P6 variants while the P8 variant weighs 991 Kgs.
Mahindra e2o Plus Interior
On the inside, the new e2o Plus electric vehicle remains the same in terms of design specifications as the two-door sibling. The four door electric vehicle comes with upmarket material quality with premium factor added to it that provides all the basic features and practicality that is foreseen in a four-door hatchback. The new electric vehicle is designed to proffer sufficient knee space, headroom, as well as cabin space thus derving this four-door vehicle as a perfect option for all families. It also comes with boot space of 135-litres.
Mahindra e2o Plus Features
Feature-wise, the all-new e2o plus which is built as city smart car comes with smart features such as easy home charging, new android infotainment system, remote application for mobile, Revive, fast charging option, Hill Assist, Reverse Camera and intelligent energy management system. The e2o Plus gets 10 computers that uses various algorithms to charge the car where as the AC and heater can be switched on or off with the help of a Remote App. The intelligent energy management system proffers essential convenience details such as charging cooling, heating and much more.
Mahindra e2o Plus Engine Specification
As far as the powerhouse is concerned, the P2, P4 and P6 variants of e2o Plus comes with the same 72 V 3-Phase electric AC Induction motor produces 25Bhp of max power @ 3500 rpm against the peak torque of 70 Nm @ 1000 rpm while the P8 variant is powered by a 3-Phase electric AC Induction motor that is further tweaked to generate 40 bhp @ 3500 rpm along with peak torque of 91 Nm @ 2000 rpm. The transmission duties are carried out by a direct drive transmission. The battery pack on board provides a total run of 140Kms on a single charge for the P8 variant and 110 kms for the base and mid variants. The top end variant can sprint to 60 kmph in just 9.5 seconds with top speed of 85 kmph whereas the remaining variants can easily accelerate to 60 kmph in just 14.1 seconds.
Mahindra e2o Plus Charging
As far as the charging is concerned, the a 3KW single Phase 16 Amp charger can easily charge the P2, P4 and P6 variants in 6 hrs while the P8 variant will be charged in 9hrs. On the other hand, 10KW 3Phase 32 Amp charger can charge the top variant in 90 mins whereas it takes 1 hour and 15 mins to charge the remaining variants.
Mahindra e2o Plus Variants
The new Mahindra e2o Plus all-electric vehicle comes in 4 variants – P2, P4, P6 and P8 for the Indian market.
Mahindra e2o Plus Price
Coming to the price point, the all-new City Smart e2o plus is priced in the range of INR 5.46 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) – INR 8.46 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). However, the price for the base variant – P2 is not yet announced.
Mahindra e2o Plus Competition
The new Mahindra e2o Plus electric vehicle faces no direct competition in the segment.