Maruti Suzuki and Toyota are preparing to dominate the Indian electric vehicle segment. According to new media reports, preparing to bring a new electric mid-size SUV. This will be Maruti’s first electric car. The car will be manufactured at Suzuki’s Gujarat plant and will be exported to other markets around the world.
This SUV has been given the codename YY8.
All new design and platform
This electric car from Maruti will come with a futuristic design language which will be completely different from the existing IC engine models of the company. The car will be built on the skateboard 27PL platform which is based on Toyota’s Toyota 40PL Global Architecture.
Size will be bigger than Creta
Talk about the dimensions of this car, then its length will be 4300mm and 1790mm width and height will be up to 1620-1635. In size, it can be equal to MG ZS EV. The wheelbase of this car will be 2,700mm. The size of this car is going to be bigger than the popular SUV Creta.
power and range
Maruti YY8 electric SUV The company will offer 2WD (two wheel drive) with AWD (all wheel drive). Two wheel drive can be offered in entry level variants. Talking about its range, the range of two wheel drive variants of this car will be 400 km and the range of four wheel drive variants will be up to 500 km.
How much can the price be?
No concrete information has been revealed about the price of this car yet, but it is believed that the company can launch this car between Rs 13 lakh and Rs 15 lakh. Its direct competition in India is the top selling Tata Nexon EV (Tata Nexon EV) from