Maruti Suzuki reveals electric SUV concept with 550km range at Auto Expo 2023
Designed and developed by Suzuki Motor Corp as a strategic global EV, the Concept eVX is slated to enter the market by 2025.
Auto Expo 2023 opened today in Greater Noida, New Delhi with Maruti Suzuki India having the global premiere of its Concept Electric SUV eVX. Designed and developed by Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, the Concept eVX is a midsize electric SUV concept which displays futuristic SUV design elements, an upright stance and high seating.
Built on an all-new dedicated EV platform, the Concept eVX is 4300mm long, 1800mm wide and 1600mm tall. The SUV eVX will be powered by a 60kWh battery pack offering up to 550km of driving range.
Toshihiro Suzuki, Representative Director and President, Suzuki Motor Corporation, said, “I am delighted to unveil the Concept eVX, our first global strategic EV. We plan to bring it to market by 2025. At the Suzuki Group, addressing global warming is a priority. We are promoting a range of global measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from our business. One key measure is reducing CO2 emitted by using our products. Here in India, as announced in March last year, we will invest Rs 100 billion in the production of BEVs and their batteries.”
Hisashi Takeuchi, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said, “We believe in exploring a full spectrum of technologies like hybrids, CNG, bio-CNG, ethanol and electric to support the government of India’s twin objective of reducing oil-import bill and Carbon Net Zero by 2070. Our approach towards electric vehicles is holistic with scale and localization. The Concept eVX is Suzuki’s first global strategic Electric Vehicle, and I am excited that it debuts here in India. It brings exciting urban SUV styling through its sharp design language and as a Battery Electric Vehicle it purposefully reinforces our commitment to environment friendliness and sustainability.”
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