On 21 August 2014 we witnessed another new addition in Hatchback segment but this time it is in very environment friendly way. Mahindra enters the market with its refreshed Reva e2o premium edition which is an electric car which is facelift version of last year’s Reva. Several innovations have been made in this newly launched car than its predecessor. One can control car with REVive app through phone well that’s interesting. Now let’s have a look what more interesting things Reva premium has in store for you.
Mahindra launched its Premium version of e2o electric car Reva with the price tag of Rs. 5.72 Lakhs (on road price Delhi). The consumer needs to pay monthly payment of Rs. 2,999 as energy fee which will allow him/her to drive the car for 50,000 kms for 5 years.
Mahindra e2o Reva is an electric car which quite obviously not contain either diesel or petrol engine. It is based on ‘Good bye fuel, hello electric’ phenomena which is easy and environment friendly.
Reva 3 phase induction motor emits [email protected] rpm power and 53.9 nm of torque with the top speed of 81km/hr. It also has 48V maintenance free lithium-ion battery which will take 5 hours to get fully charge under 220V 15A socket which is outstanding.
Reva will now run 120 km on one charge which earlier was around 100 kms. Fully automatic transmission and Electric power steering are its plus points.
Space and Dimensions:
Reva premium proportionate at 3280mm in length, 1514mm width and 1560mm height which makes it a spacious car. It has 1958mm of wheelbase and excellent 180mm ground clearance. It weighs around 830 kgs with turning radius of 3.9m.
Interior and exteriors:
Reva e2o is finest when it comes to interior section. It consist many modern features like automatic air control, one touch foldable seats, 6.2” touch screen infotainment system with USB,CD,AUX, GPS navigation, Bluetooth and I pod connectivity with mind boggling 4 JBL speakers and 2 tweeters.
It is also equipped with Digital clock, Fabrics on doors, driver info system, courtesy lights and a special feature in which there is any fault detected in car an email or SMS will be sent to owner’s number.
Outer view of the car is as beautiful as the inner view, LED tail lamps, big Halogen headlamps, electrically adjustable ORVM’s with turn indicators.
Reva Premium is solidly built and has fine-looking colored bumpers and large air dam. Side profile of car is designed elegantly with good paint finish; ORVM’s and door handles are black in color. It is equipped with 13 inch steel wheels which provide side of the car an easy look.
Reva premium comes with 6 paint options Arctic Silver, Sun fire Yellow, Coral Blue, Eco Green, Spanish Red finish and Oceanic White.
Car is loaded with various safety features like Dent resistant body which lessen the effect of clash prone situations and ELR (emergency locking retractor) which saves front seats passengers during hasty impact. It also has reverse parking camera, Rear defoggers, all wheel disc brakes and 3rd brake lights makes Reva premium more safer car.
Other safety features- seat belt warning, door ajar warning, engine check warning, engine immobilizer and clutch lock.
Reva premium is good car with good addition of features and it is a Non fueled car as it will reduce your spending on fuels. Two things will go against it one is space for tall person at rear is not sufficient and the second probably the most important one is its price. It is priced too high to be a medium class family car.
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