Sunday, December 04, 2022

Rs 8 lakh EV to rock the segment

India is currently witnessing an electric vehicle boom. People have started considering electric vehicles as their next purchase. Even many car manufacturers are designing their EVs to meet the growing demand. Now, Citroen is also ready to hop on this bandwagon. Anyway, Citroen as a newcomer will need to come up with some exciting products to hit the headlines in the market. He plans to enter the affordable electric vehicle segment soon. Recently, the CEO of Citroen has confirmed that they are going to launch an entry-level, affordable electric vehicle in India. In this article, we have mentioned all the details about this Rs 8 lakh EV.

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Rs 8 Lakh Ev

The Citroen EV will be based on the platform of the C3 hatchback. The new Citroen C3 will be built on the CMP modular platform. This chassis is suited to house EV-specific components as well. The EV will follow the same Citroen family design.


Rs 8 Lakh Ev

The Citroen C3 based electric vehicle is expected to be a feature loaded car. The interior could be very similar to that of the C3. Inside, a simple steering wheel with controls for infotainment could make its way to an electric car as well. It can get all-digital instrument cluster, 10.1-inch infotainment system, regenerative mode etc. The availability of such features will surely increase the VFM quotient of this EV.

Rs 8 lakh EV – Motor and Range

Rs 8 Lakh Ev

We don’t have any strong highlights about its motor. However, the battery pack used in this car could be a lithium-ion unit with IP-67 dustproof and water resistance. We expect the car to offer a claimed range of around 300 km on a single charge.

Rs 8 lakh EV – Price and Launch

Rs 8 Lakh Ev

It has been confirmed that Citroen is going to launch this electric vehicle in 2023. Talking about the prices, Citroen says that they can localize the car by up to 90% to keep the prices down. If they manage to keep the price of this EV around Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom), then it can definitely become a hit product in India.

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