Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. launched e2o pronounced as ‘ee two oh’ with a starting price of just Rs 5.96 lakh. This subsidiary is filly owned by Indian’s leading vehicle maker, Mahindra & Mahindra. They disclosed about this vehicle at the Indian auto expo as Reva NXR earlier in January 2012. The car comes in eclectic colors like arctic the silver with a shine, blue like the corals, eco-friendly green, as white as oceans, red and magnificent sun fire yellow. These attractive colors are catching the attention of many vehicle lovers.
There is an explanation to as why this vehicle is named as e2o. The letter ‘e’ stands for Energy of the sun which is bountiful and is pristine. The number ‘2’ emphasizes on the multifarious technologies linked with the car and ‘o’ symbolizes the Oxygen which is the life sustainer on planet Earth.
The Electric Car Mahindra e2o is manufactured and assembled at the company's manufacturing facilities at Bangalore. This car derives the power from a 48-volt battery and 29 Kw electric motor. The maximum power developed is around 39.4 break horse power while with peak torque is 53Nm. The top speed gear with 81kmph makes it more comfortable to drive in a city.
The Lithium Ion batteries are used in the cars which have a full charge for 100 kms. This car is apt to be driven in most of the urban cities. The user can fuel the vehicle with the help of 15 amp plug point anywhere. The new Reva looks more promising as it is more comfortable and spacious. There has been no competitor for this car till now. But Nissan is coming up with Leaf which will give a strong competition to e2o. This car is based on an electric concept. After the launch of the car in the B hatchback segment, Hyundai’s i10, Maruti’s Ritz and Swift are receiving strong threats from it. This endemic and congenital electric vehicle is all set to generate huge revenues for the company. As there is a hike in the price of fuels, this eco-friendly car will make a huge difference in the market.