Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has unveiled the electric version of KUV100, e-KUV100, at the ongoing 2018 Auto Expo. Being powered by a city-friendly motor, it boasts of a range of over 140 km, and optional fast charging which can extend its range by 80 percent in less than an hour. The company also showcased the KUV100 NXT K8 Petrol in a new Glamorous Gold color and KUV100 Adventure Edition at the event. In addition, the home-grown automaker has also showcased the Treo electric three wheeler and e2o NXT, which is a refreshed version of the e2oPlus.
Mahindra KUV100 Electric comes with several utility features such as smart phone connectivity, remote diagnostics, cabin pre-cooling, location tracking and it even monitors your driving pattern and battery status. Coming with an automatic transmission, it offers a silent drive. Coming to Mahindra KUV100 NXT K8 Petrol Glamorous Gold, it flaunts a macho front grille with chrome inserts, a more muscular dual-tone front and rear bumpers with silver skid plates. There are new sunglass inspired dual-chamber headlamps and bigger 15-inch diamond cut two tone alloys as standard. The cabin gets several premium features in form of 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system with GPS navigation, a driver information system with voice alerts, Mahindra BLUE SENSE Technology and an electronic temperature control panel.
The micro-SUV gets Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and dual airbags as standard safety fitments. Speaking of Mahindra KUV100 Adventure Edition, it sports a wider stance with a customized body and wider tyres. The vehicle appears longer and the bigger tyres give it the look and feel of a rally car. It gets an all-black interior theme with all the features. As mentioned before, Mahindra has also introduced Treo electric three-wheeler which happens to be the first low maintenance Li-thium ion battery powered three wheeler. It is aimed at facilitating last mile movement and connectivity in tier 1 as well as tier 2 and 3 cities. Last but not the least, the e2o NXT is an updated version of the e2oPlus and comes with a modified exterior and interior as well as a larger infotainment system.