We recently got the chance to test drive India’s first home-made electric SUV at the Tata’s home – Pune. Here’s our Tata Nexon Electric First Drive Review.
Tata Nexon EV front profile. (Image courtesy: Manav Sinha/News18.com)
Tata Motors, in my opinion, is one of those few Indian auto manufacturers who doesn’t shy away from innovations. And Right now, at this very moment, Tata is the only Indian manufacturer to develop an in-house electric SUV. Based on the Nexon compact SUV, Tata’s first electric SUV is called the Tata Nexon Electric. And before we start talking about the EV itself, we need to understand the need of this product. If you have to see the Indian automotive market as a whole, small SUVs have gained a lot of popularity in recent years. The first proper electric car we saw in India was the Hyundai Kona, followed by the MG ZS, both of which are the electric SUVs. And so, it made sense for Tata Motors to come up with an all-electric SUV. What they did differently is, manufacture the car in-house, resulting in a price tag of Rs Rs 15 Lakhs (ex-showroom), making it the India’s most affordable electric SUV. Nevertheless, we recently got the chance to test drive the car at the Tata’s home – Pune. Here’s our Tata Nexon Electric First Drive Review: