Harbinger updated Tata Nexon: model will compete for buyers with the Hyundai crossover

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Harbinger updated Tata Nexon: model will compete for buyers with the Hyundai crossover

Taking orders for the electric SUV brand, Tata in India starts at the end of the week. The price of new items is known.

Compact crossover Tata Nexon appeared on the Indian market in the fall of 2017. In August 2019, the became aware of the fact that the brand has updated its SUV of photos “refreshed” the car in camouflage. Officially, the redesigned crossover has not yet introduced, but today the company showed its forerunner – “female” modification Nexon EV.

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Tata Motors intends to release a whole line of electric cars with the technology Ziptron. The company’s engineers independently developed for the battery and AC electric motor with permanent magnets. As we reported earlier, the first car of the new “green” line will be Nexon. Subsequently, the “female” version will have Altroz and renewed Tigor.

Nexon EV showed what changes do you expect “normal” restyled Nexon. The front part is different due to a different, more narrow head optics, modified fog lights, and plastic plugs instead of the grille. In addition, the air intake in the front bumper was decorated with colored proprietary three-prong stars of Tata Motors. On the front door there was a signboard EV. At the stern of the smaller changes: there were inscriptions EV and ziptron, disappeared the name of the version, and the word Nexon moved to the middle of the boot door. In the placement of the rooms wire mesh decorative elements were replaced on the same three-rayed star. In the palette there are three new colors – turquoise, silver and white are still available two-tone color of the body.

The saloon is finished with other materials, the design appeared bright stripes, instead of the traditional gear selector automatic transmission located washer. A car equipped with infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen (diagonal remains the same) and with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

“Filling” Tata Nexon EV is the electric motor with the recoil 129 HP, maximum torque moment is 245 Nm. From zero to “hundreds” Indian “female” cross accelerates in 9.9 seconds. Drive – only the front. For SUV also stated only one option of battery: it is equipped with a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 30.2 kW*h. Accurate data on the reserve yet, the company reports that on a single charge Nexon will be able to drive more than 300 km, however, does not specify what mount cycle were calculated. For hour battery pack can be “refilled” from fast charge to 80%.

Your electrocreaser in India now also sells Hyundai. For comparison, Kona is equipped with a 136-horsepower electric motor, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in this car takes 9.7 seconds. Capacity lithium ion battery 39,2 kW*h. Its power reserve is equal to 451 km (calculation is led by a local Agency ARAI). Up to 80% battery Kona Hyundai is charging for 57 minutes.

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Tata dealers will start to collect orders for electric cars tomorrow, December 20. Live sale will begin in January 2020. The price will vary in the range from 1.5 to 1.7 million Indian rupees. Conventional topical Nexon now in India sale for 658 457- 959 505 RS. But the price tag of Hyundai electrocreaser Kona starts with a mark of 2.37 million rupees.

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