Tata Motors announced that its electric SUV, Nexon EV MAX, has entered the India Book of Records by scaling the world’s highest motorable road at Umling La pass, located in Ladakh at 19,024 feet above sea level.
Vivek Srivatsa, Head, Marketing, Sales and Service Strategy, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility, shared that it is the first ever electric car to achieve this feat.
He said, 'Nexon EV Max has an inherent advantage of high altitude, thinner air, lower pressure having no impact on its performance. This has been well established with this milestone and such achievements will further encourage the Indian customer to 'EvolveToElectric'.”
As shared by Tata Motors, out of 40,000 EVs on Indian roads, 30,000 are Nexon EVs. The Nexon EV is the largest selling 4-wheeler EV in India, with a commanding market share of 63% (FY22).
Equipped with a 40.5 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack, the Nexon EV MAX produces 105 kW (143 PS) of power and maximum torque of 250 Nm. The features and spec advantages of Nexon EV MAX include a certified ARAI range of 437 km, ESP with i-VBAC, Hill Descent Control, IP 67 rated battery pack and motor, auto-dimming IRVM and more.