world’s leading new energy vehicle manufacturer BYD launched the premium
electric SUV, BYD-Atto 3, India’s first sporty born e-suv. This marks BYD’s
official entry into the Indian passenger vehicle market with its brand mission
of “Technological Innovations For A Better Life”. The price of the new electric
car will be announced next month.
with the ultra-safe Blade Battery and the born EV platform (e-Platform 3.0),
BYD-Atto 3 features fast charging from 0% to 80% within 50 mins, a range of
521km according to ARAI tests with a higher battery capacity of 60.48kWh, and a
0-100km/h acceleration time of 7.3s.
a sporty and powerful exterior and rhythmic interior, BYD-Atto 3 also features
L2 Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS) BYD Dipilot, 7 airbags, the
panoramic sunroof, a 12.8-inch adaptive rotating suspension electronic pad,
360° holographic transparent imaging system, NFC card key, the Vehicle to Load
(VTOL) mobile power station and other leading configuration, making this car
competitive in the market.
3 is the first model in India built on the e-Platform 3.0, which is designed
for the next generation of pure electric vehicles with the Blade Battery, an
8-in-1 electric powertrain, and highly integrated domain controllers. The
platform features the world’s first 8-in-1 electric powertrain (with drive
motor, motor controller, reducer, onboard charger, DC converter, high-voltage
distribution box, vehicle controller, and Battery Management System (BMS)
integrated), resulting in a 20% overall size reduction and 15% weight reduction
and allowing the overall efficiency to exceed 89%.
3 is powered by the Blade Battery, which passes the nail penetration test, one
of the industry’s most rigorous tests for batteries. The battery also emerged
unscathed and fully operational after a 46-tonne truck drove over it without
exhibiting leakage, deformation, or smoke.
3 features sharp lines and a strong, sporty posture adding to the vigorous
aesthetics of the Dragon Face 3.0 design language led by Wolfgang Egger, BYD’s
Design Director. Its advanced, intelligent cabin is styled in the spirit of
sports and competition. The e-car is inspired by the interior design concept of
gym and music, BYD-Atto 3 exhibits passion, energy, and power.
car is equipped with a panoramic sunroof measuring 1,261mm long and 849mm wide with
electric slide and anti-pinch features. It also comes standard with a 12.8-inch
adaptive rotating suspension electronic pad supporting a 360° holographic
transparent imaging system. The panoramic sunroof and imaging system are the
largest among cars in the segment.
3 is also equipped with a mobile power station that allows the vehicle to
transform into a super mobile power bank. This power station supports power up
to 3.3kw, satisfying most needs of high-power electrical appliances.
3 provides intelligent driving systems and multi-sensor layouts with the BYD
DiPilot L2 driving assist system. It is also equipped with 7 airbags, a robust
steel body structure, and a safety-oriented chassis design.
car also has other features such as mobile phone wireless charging, one-touch
electric control tailgate, NFC card key, an 8-speaker audio system, electric
seat adjustment, voice control, LED headlamps, LED rear lights, multi-color
gradient ambient lighting that responds to music rhythm, PM 2.5 air filter,
CN95 air filter, etc.
Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicles of BYD
India, said, “We are happy to announce the launch of our much-acclaimed electric
SUV in India. With proven and innovative technology, we are on track towards
building a stronger ecosystem that facilitates EV adoption in our country. The
launch of BYD-Atto 3 is a step towards this mission. We will constantly
contribute to building a greener future.”
has two plants in India covering more than 140,000 sqm with 3,000 employees and
a cumulative investment of over $200 million in the country. We are fully
committed to India’s goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2070 and will
promote sustainability and zero emissions by introducing pure electric vehicles
and the latest technologies. We intend to sell 15,000 units of BYD-Atto 3 in
India over the next year and plan to set up a local manufacturing facility in
the due course,” noted Ketsu Zhang, Executive Director of BYD India.
has 24 showrooms across 21 cities in India and aims to expand to at least 53
showrooms by the end of 2023. Furthermore, BYD India plans to participate in
the Auto Expo 2023 and will debut more products and technologies for the Indian
market. BYD will continue to leverage technological innovations for a better
life, promote sustainable development of society, and implement its “Cool the
Earth by1°C” initiative.
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