Leading EV maker BYD announced the prices for the Atto 3 starting at INR 33.9 lakh ex-showroom, India. The first batch of deliveries will begin in January 2023.
A press release from the company stated that the vehicle has received nearly 1,500 bookings since October 11.
Meanwhile, to expand its footprint, BYD India plans to open 24 showrooms across 21 cities by the end of this year and aims to expand to at least 53 showrooms by the end of 2023.
Based on the company’s e3 EV platform, the e-SUV features a 60.48kWh Blade battery and a 150kW 310Nm PMSM motor. The company claimed that the Atto 3 comes with an ARAI-certified range of 521 kms.
While on the inside, the EV comes with a 12.8-inch adaptive rotating suspension electronic pad, panoramic sunroof, holographic transparent imaging system, NFC card key, eight-speaker sound system, and electrical seat adjustment, among other features. Besides, the Atto 3 also comes with V2L, which supports output power up to 3.3kW.
Regarding safety, the new EV comes with BYD Dipilot ADAS L-2 capabilities such as Automatic Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Door Opening Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Prevention along with Adaptive Front Light along with seven airbags.
Available in the shade of Surf Blue, Parkour Red, Boulder Grey and Ski White, the e-SUV comes with a standard warranty of six years or 1.5 lakh kms, while the battery and the motor with motor controller get an eight-year standard warranty.
Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicles - BYD India, said, “We are eager to introduce BYD-ATTO 3 to the world and plan to expand its availability in the future.”