Tata Motors has launched its popular electric vehicle offering the Nexon EV in Nepal in partnership with Sipradi Trading at NPR 35.99 lakh (Rs 22.5 lakh).
The Nexon EV will be available in three variants (XM, XZ+ and XZ+ Lux) in Nepalese market and will come with a warranty of 8 years or 160,000km (whichever is earlier) on the battery and 3 years 125,000km (whichever is earlier) on the vehicle.
The company says customers can become a part of the priority delivery list by booking the electric SUV at a refundable amount of NPR 25,000. The e-SUV is on display and have been made available for test drives across the dealer network by Sipradi Trading.
Mayank Baldi – Head PVIB, Tata Motors, said, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our electric SUV – the Nexon EV in Nepal. Powered with cutting-edge green technology, Ziptron, the Nexon EV elevates the customer experience to an all-new level. With the most aspirational design and features, uncompromised safety, superior driving pleasure, attractive service package, and a fully dedicated charging network, the Nexon EV brings to its customers the most comprehensive ecosystem, ensuring complete peace of mind at lowest cost of ownership.”
Siddhartha SJB Rana, executive chairman, Sipradi Trading said, “Our partnership with Tata Motors has constantly grown from strength to strength. The introduction of the Nexon EV marks another milestone in the same. The Nexon EV is uniquely suited to address the aspirations of the Nepalese customers while also promoting hassle free EV adoption. We are excited to be a part of this electrifying journey and will continue bringing the best of the products to our customers in Nepal.”
Launched on January 28, 2020, the eco-friendly compact SUV has seen rapid consumer acceptance. It had crossed the 1,000 mark on August 18, seven months after rollout, the 2,000-unit mark in 10 months on December 2, 2020, and crossed the 4,000 mark by end-March 2021, 14 months after launch. Total sales 18 months after launch are 5,734 units.
In the first quarter of FY2022 (apil-June 2021), the Nexon EV has gone home to 1,643 buyers. This is 43% of entire FY2021’s Nexon EV sales of 3,805 units, indicating that the green SUV is headed for a record year this fiscal.
Additionally, Tata Motors will also set up a complete EV ecosystem including EV products, service package, warranty on battery, charging infrastructure with state-of-the-art DC chargers at strategic locations across the country and innovative home charging facilities.