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Watch out for these EVs set to grace Indian roads in 2021

There are a host of electric cars and SUVs expected to launch in India this year. We take a look at the EVs that are set to reach our shores soon.

PORSCHE TAYCAN

Porsche’s first crack at an all-electric four-door sportscar, the Taycan, is the first car to use an 800-volt electrical system, enabling charging at 350kW, which can provide 100km of range in a mere five minutes, and rapid-charging from 5 percent to 80 percent in roughly 20 minutes.

Its two electric motors produce a combined 625hp and 850Nm in the Turbo, resulting in a 0-100kph time of 3.2sec. In range-topping Turbo S form, the Taycan’s motors make a colossal 761hp and 1,050Nm with an overboost function, which helps it go from 0-100kph in just 2.8sec. It is set to be offered in our market in 4S, Turbo and Turbo S forms.

CLAIMED RANGE: 383-463km

AUDI E-TRON
First previewed in India back in 2019, the e-tron is set to be the first all-electric Audi in India. The electric SUV uses a 95kWh battery pack and two electric motors, which can produce a combined 408hp, giving it the ability to clock a 0-100kph time of 5.7sec.

CLAIMED RANGE: 440km

JAGUAR I-PACE

The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace was set to make its India entry in 2020, but will now arrive in 2021. Headline figures for the I-Pace include a 90kWh lithium-ion battery

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The Hindu
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