Maruti Electric SUV eVX Concept Unveiled at Auto Expo 2023 – India Car News

Maruti Suzuki’s showstopper for the Auto Expo 2023, the new Electric SUV concept has been unveiled. Called the Maruti eVX, the concept previews the brand’s futuristic design language and it’s also a statement of intent from Maruti to enter the electric SUV segment. The production-ready version of the EV is reported to witness a market launch in early 2025 (possibly in January or February).

The model will be co-developed with Toyota, and the Japanese automaker will retail its re-badged version in India. The new Maruti electric SUV will be manufactured at the carmaker’s Gujarat-based facility. It will be Maruti Suzuki’s first electric car to be based on the born-EV platform. The same architecture will be used in the future Maruti Suzuki electric cars.

Maruti Suzuki EV

Measuring over 4.2 meters, the new Maruti eVX SUV concept appears as big as the Hyundai Creta. It has a 2700mm long wheelbase that creates enough space for accommodating battery pack. Its overall length, width and height stand at 4300mm, 1800mm and 1600mm respectively. Read – Maruti Suzuki To Launch 2 New Sub-10 Lakh SUVs In 2023

Upfront, it has a closed-off grille and sleek headlamps with LED DRLs. The EV concept also has the V-shaped headlamps with sloping DRLs, a flat nose, a pronounced bonnet, prominent wheel arches, alloy wheels, coupe-like roofline and a sharply designed rear with a short overhang.

Interior of the new Maruti electric SUV is still a mystery to us. Though, the carmaker is likely to adopt minimalistic design approach. It could be packed with some advanced goodies.

Maruti electric car

The company has revealed its powertrain specifications. The new Maruti EV will be made available with a 60kWh battery pack, delivering a claimed range of 550km. Maruti Suzuki will source the LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) blade cell batteries that will sourced from Chinese battery supplier BYD.

With the Blade cell technology, the carmaker will be able to achieve optimum packaging, high range and competitive pricing. It could be offered with both 2WD (two-wheel drive) and AWD (all-wheel drive) systems.

Maruti electric SUV eVX concept

The upcoming Maruti electric car will go head-to-head against the Hyundai Creta EV that due for early 2025. If reports are to be believed, the former is likely to be priced around Rs 13 lakh for the base model and up to Rs 15 lakh for the top-end variant.

Watch this space for all the updates from the Auto Expo 2023 and special previews from the Maruti Suzuki Pavilion. 

Maruti Electric SUV concept

Maruti Electric SUV eVX Concept Unveiled at Auto Expo 2023


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