The new age EV company in the passenger vehicle segment, Pravaig Dynamics has launched its debutante product, Defy at INR 39.5 lakh, ex-showroom, India. With deliveries of the vehicle scheduled from Q2CY23, the SUV is currently open for booking at INR 51,000.
The SUV underpins an in-house developed skateboard platform while the body panels are made out of aerospace grade fiber materials. The SUV gets powered by a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack while the dual motor setup produces a power output of 407hp and 620Nm of torque.
The company claims for a real life driving range of 500 kms for the new SUV. Based on the “Brutal Sophistication” design language the Defy features sharp cuts and an LED light bar running across its width both on the front and the rear. While on the sides, it features 18-inch alloy wheels as standard.
Speaking of the interior, the company claims to use recycled plastics and nylon for the interior components while the seats gets vegan leather seat covers for the four seats. Additionally, 15.6-inch touchscreen display with in-house developed UI and 5G connectivity along with 10-inch instrument cluster, 3D Devialet sound system, a 240V outlet, a wireless charger and two individual 15.6-inch screens for the rear passengers.
The company also claims that the infotainment system will feature its own app store which will allow the users to download apps and games and can be updated via OTA. Available in 11 exterior paint shade options and five interior colour options, the SUV gets 360-degree camera set-up and a 77GHz solid state radar. Along with emergency (what?), tyre pressure monitoring system and six airbags as standard.
The SUV will come with an optional 7.2kW home charger, which will top up up to 300km of range in around eight hours while a 150kW DC charging set-up can also be used to top up the batteries. Besides the Defy, the company also showcased the ‘Veer’ project which is aimed towards military use. The military spec vehicle carries most of the components carried from the Defy except for the body panels.