Here’re the upcoming electric cars in India. These electric vehicles are expected to launch in the year 2021-2022.
There was a time in the Indian automobile market when electric cars like Reva struggled to attract the car buyers, despite being a convenient, fuel-saving and eco-friendly choice in the market. However, the trend in recent years has started to change; credits to the likes of cars like Tata Nexon EV, Tata Tigor EV, MG ZS EV including others.
The Indian car makers are now eyeing this emerging electric vehicle segment to gain more customers. And perhaps that is the reason why more and more car makers have started to tease or exhibit the EV concepts at different auto shows and events. Even in Auto Expo 2020, brands like ORA and Tesla made a striking impact with their long list of EVs that are soon going to make their way in the Indian car market.
As many of you may plan to own an electric vehicle for yourself, we have made an exclusive list of electric cars that are likely to launch in India in 2021-22. Read on to know about them!
Tata Tiago EV
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Tata Motors has already proved its presence in the EV space by introducing the Nexon EV and the Tigor EV. The auto-major now eyes on capitalising in the entry-level hatchback segment by introducing the Tata Tiago EV in the market. It is very likely that Tata will launch the Tiago EV somewhere in late 2021. The price of Tata Tiago EV is expected to be around Rs 6 lakh.
The China-bound Great Wall Motors (GWM) marked its presence in the Indian Auto Expo 2020 and showcased the ORA R1, tagging it as one of the cheapest electric cars to be offered in the Indian subcontinent. The ORA R1 may launch in India by mid-2021 and is expected to be launched at Rs 7 lakh approx.
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Renault Zoe was another EV at the Auto Expo 2020 that caught everybody’s attention. It is another small electric car that is set to debut in India by the first quarter of 2021. This small hatchback may make the upcoming Tata Tiago EV a little uncomfortable with its stylish looks. Price of Renault Zoe is expected to be around Rs 8 lakh.
Maruti Wagon R Electric
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Another stunning e-car, that’s likely to launch in India is the Maruti Wagon R Electric. The EV avatar of country’s iconic hatchback, the Wagon R is sure to delight the lovers of Maruti Suzuki cars. The Wagon R Electric is expected to be launched in India by September 2021 and is likely to come tagged at around Rs 8 lakh.
Mahindra eKUV100 was first showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo and is expected to be launched in India by early 2021. The car is expected to be tagged at approximately Rs 8.25 lakh at the time of launch. The eKUV100 will get a liquid cooled battery and will be charged up to 80% via fast charging option in around 55 minutes.
Renault K-ZE is an entry-level electric car, derived from the combustion engine based Renault Kwid. The car has already been launched in China and is very likely to launch in the Indian car market by 2022. It will get the 26.8 kWh battery that will be charged from 30 to 80 percent in mere half an hour. The price of this upcoming electric vehicle in India is expected to be around Rs 10 lakh.
ORA may launch its R2 electric vehicle in India by July 2021. The car has already been the buzz at the Auto Expo 2020 and will a hatchback offering for the EV buyers in India. The price of ORA R2 electric vehicle is anticipated to be around Rs 10 lakh.
Tata Sierra is another striking electric car that will launch in India by January 2022. This reborn electric avatar of the 90’s famous Sierra SUV is likely to come at the price of Rs 14 lakh approximately. The Sierra EV is also expected to house the Ziptron EV motor under the hood and may have a drive range of around 400 kms. The Sierra will be based on the ALFA-ARC platform and will portray Tata Motor’s IMPACT 2.0 design language.
Maruti Suzuki Futuro-e Concept made its debut at Auto Expo 2020, surprising the fanatics with its coupe-like looks. You can expect the car to be of the same size as Hyundai Creta and it is very likely to launch in India by early 2022. Those who trust Maruti Suzuki cars in India a lot may it worth the money in the coming years, when the car is launched. You can expect the car to launch at around Rs 15 lakh.
Mahindra XUV300 Electric
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The electric avatar of India’s popular compact SUV, the XUV300 was revealed at the Auto Expo 2020. It is anticipated to launch in India by the second half of 2021 and can come at a price similar to Nexon EV’s, somewhere around Rs 15 lakh. Already, the Nexon EV has received an immense response from the EV buyers in India and there are chances that with the XUV300 e-vehicle launched in India, the brand may give a tough fight to Tata Motors in the EV segment.
Tata Altroz EV
The ‘Gold Standard’ premium hatchback in India, the Tata Altroz is also anticipated to launch in the Indian car market in its all-new electric avatar by the first quarter of 2021. The price of the Altroz EV is expected to be around Rs 15 lakh. The Altroz EV may get a 30 kWh batter that could provide a range of around 300 kilometres.
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Nissan Leaf will be a premium offering in India and is expected to come at the price of Rs 30 lakh approximately. The electric car is expected to launch in India in the first quarter of 2021 and may feature a 40 kWh battery and is likely to have a driving range of around 400 kms. The car is also anticipated to come loaded with some of the most advanced and first-in-segment features.
Tesla Model S
The leading electric car manufacturer Tesla is also eyeing for the Indian EV market and is likely to launch to launch the Tesla Model S in the country by late 2021 or early 2022. The Tesla Model S will be an ultra-luxury offering and will take on the premium combustion engine cars like Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7-Series. This electric car is expected to be offered at the price of around Rs 1.50 crores.
Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3 will be another premium offering from the car brand in India and is speculated to come at the price of Rs 70 lakh approximately. The launch of Model 3 EV may happen sometime around late 2021 or early 2022. The car will compete against combustion engine cars like Audi A6 and Jaguar XF.
Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X is also an ultra-premium offering with an EV heart that is expected to launch by 2022 in India. The car is already on sale in the overseas markets and considered as one of the speediest SUVs. The Tesla Model X is offered with either a 75 kWh or a 100 kWh lithium-ion battery. The car is said to have a drive range of up to 475 kilometres. You can expect it to be offered in India at a price of Rs 2 crores approximately.
So these were the upcoming electric cars expected to launch in India by the year 2021-2022.