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BYD e6 MPV now out there to non-public patrons; priced at Rs 29.15 lakh | Autocar India

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The BYD e6 is the one all-electric MPV you should buy in India at present.

Chinese language carmaker Construct Your Desires (BYD) has launched its all-electric e6 MPV for personal patrons within the Indian marketplace for Rs 29.15 lakh. The MPV is offered in two variants – GL and GLX, with the latter including an AC quick charging choice.

  • BYD e6 has a claimed metropolis vary of 523km 
  • Electrical motor develops 95hp and 180Nm
  • BYD Atto three EV SUV being ready for India launch

The BYD e6 MPV was launched in India final yr on the identical value, however it was then solely out there to industrial and fleet patrons. Now with its entry into the personal passenger automobile section, the e6 is the one full-electric MPV you should buy in India for the time being. 

BYD e6: battery, vary and electrical motor 

The BYD e6 comes with an in-house developed Blade Battery Know-how, which is alleged to be safer and much much less forgiving in hostile environments than different battery applied sciences. The e6 MPV is predicated on the carmaker’s e-platform and includes a 71.7kWh lithium-iron phosphate battery that’s paired to a single front-axle mounted electrical motor making 95hp and 180Nm, and it permits the e6 to succeed in a most prime velocity of 130kph. 

The spotlight of the e6 is its claimed vary. On a single cost, BYD claims a mixed WLTC vary of 415km – to not be confused with the extra rigorous WLTP take a look at cycle. This determine will increase to 520km per cost on the WLTC metropolis cycle. 

The MPV additionally has a regenerative braking system and it helps DC quick charging that costs the automobile from 30-80 p.c in 35 minutes, with a full cost taking 90 minutes. The upper GLX trim additionally offers homeowners the choice of a 40kW wall-mounted AC quick charger, which allows a full cost in two hours and 6.6kW AC sluggish chargers, which may do the job in roughly 12 hours.

BYD e6: options, dimensions and rivals 

By way of gear, the e6 MPV will get LED DRLs, leather-based seats, 6-way adjustable driver and entrance passenger seats, a 10.1-inch rotatable touchscreen with bluetooth and WiFi, in-built navigation and a CN95 air filtration system. 

The e6 is the one full-electric MPV you should buy in India at present and, consequently, there are not any direct rivals. Nonetheless, among the equally priced EVs embody the Hyundai Kona and MG ZS EV. 

We now have pushed the e6 and you’ll learn our overview right here or watch our video

BYD anticipated to launch Atto three SUV in January 2023

As we have reported earlier, BYD can also be anticipated to launch the Atto three SUV in our market at 2023 Delhi Auto Expo. Positioned as a rival to the MG ZS EV internationally, the Atto three comes with a selection of two battery packs – 49.92kWh and 60.48kWh with a WLTP vary of 320km and 420km respectively. 

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