Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled an updated version of the electric hatchback of e2o at the ongoing Auto Expo. The 2018 Mahindra e2o is scheduled to be launched in the country this year itself, however, the automaker has not officially revealed the launch date yet.
Under the hood, the upcoming Mahindra e2o facelift gets a 3-Phase Induction Motor capable of producing 39 bhp of maximum power and a peak torque of 91Nm while the transmission duty is carried out by direct drive system. On the other hand, the electric power comes from a 72V battery with a range of 140 km at once, when charged completely. The battery takes 9 hours to charge with a regular charger while with a fast charger it takes only 90 minutes to get 80% charged.
In terms of looks, the facelift version of the e2o EV gives a premium feel bull-horn LED elements in the headlight and eye-catching alloy wheels while the interior of the car offers a bigger, tablet-like touchscreen infotainment system with all the connectivity features like Bluetooth, AUX-in and USB placed in the centre.
The electric vehicle by Mahindra also receives an update in terms of its dimensions. The 2018 e2o measures 3590mm in length as compared to the 3280mm of the outgoing model, 1575mm in width instead of 1514mm, 1585mm in height rather than the existing 1560mm while the wheelbase remains the same for both the vehicles.
Mahindra had launched the e2o Plus variant of the EV recently that dominates the segment competing against the Mahindra eVerito, the electric sedan in the automaker’s EV lineup.