Motors announced that its electric SUV - Nexon EV Max has made a landmark entry
into the India Book of Records. The Nexon EV Max successfully scaled the world’s
highest motorable road at Umling La pass,
located in Ladakh at 19,024 feet above the sea level.
is the 1st ever electric car to achieve this feat and demonstrates the inherent
capabilities of Tata EVs even in high altitude conditions. A team of expert drivers started the journey
from Leh and completed this record on September 18, 2022.
by high voltage state-of-the-art Ziptron technology, the Nexon EV Max is built
on pillars of comfort, reliability, performance, technology, charging. The
Ziptron EV architecture is driven and proven over 450 million kms across
diverse and challenging Indian terrain and this achievement is a testament to
the thrilling performance it offers, substantiating its ‘Made for India’
on this achievement, Vivek Srivatsa, Head, Marketing, Sales and Service
Strategy, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. said “We are thrilled to
witness the Nexon EV Max achieving this remarkable milestone which further
demonstrates its capabilities. All Nexon EV Max users have the freedom to
undertake regular and uninterrupted long-distance travel with superior ride and
handling. Not only it offers more range and power, but also supports faster
charging while improving the overall driving efficiency and further providing
an uncompromised EV ownership experience. Besides, it has an inherent advantage
of high altitude, thinner air, lower pressure having no impact on its
performance. This has been well established with this milestone and such
achievements will further encourage the Indian customer to #EvolveToElectric.”
its entry into the personal EV space in 2020, Tata Motors has been the pioneer
in the EV segment with more than 40,000 EVs on the Indian road, out of which
over 30,000 are Nexon EVs. The Nexon EV is the largest selling 4-wheeler EV in
India with a commanding market share of 63% (FY22).
feature and spec advantages of Nexon EV MAX such as: Certified ARAI range of
437 km, Instantaneous torque, ESP with i-VBAC, Hill Descent Control, IP 67
rated battery pack and motor, Auto-dimming IRVM, High ground clearance, high-water
wading capability, electronic parking brake and auto vehicle hold makes its
capable of being driven in any terrain conditions – even through world’s
highest motorable road.
multi-mode regen feature especially helps in high altitude adding range to the
vehicle when coming downhill. It is also compatible with multiple charging
options such as, DC fast charging, AC fast charging or regular charging from
any 15 A plug point, allowing the user to operate in remote areas as well.
with a 40.5 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack, the Nexon EV Max produces 143ps) of
power and delivers an instant torque of 250 Nm available at push of the pedal,
resulting in 0 to 100 sprint times in under 9 secs. Available in two trim
options – the Nexon EV Max XZ+ and Nexon EV Max XZ+ Lux, it offers 33% higher
battery capacity, which ensures uninterrupted inter-city travel. It comes in 3
exciting colours – Intensi-Teal(exclusive to the Nexon EV Max), Daytona Grey
and Pristine White. Its luxurious interiors such as ventilated leatherette
seats, rear AC vents, jewelled control knob with active display and rear AC
vents make any challenging drive – smooth and comfortable.
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