Mahindra & Mahindra has launched its innovative e2o electric city car in London. Designed specifically for easy urban commuting, and featuring a host of connected technologies, the Mahindra e2o will be available in two trim levels.
The entry-level e2o City is priced at £12,995, while the higher-spec TechX version retails at £15,995 and includes a touchscreen infotainment centre with reversing camera, telematics, Revive remote emergency recharging, leather seats, alloy wheels and a rapid charging port.
"I am very proud to announce that the e2o is now available in the UK and this marks a true milestone for the Mahindra Group," said Anand Mahindra, chairman, Mahindra group. "I invite people to come and test drive the Mahindra e2o 'ElectriCity Car' and help drive a positive change to the air quality in their cities. Sustainability is at the heart of Mahindra's business practices and with the introduction of the e2o to the UK market, we are offering a product that perfectly encapsulates our corporate philosophy."
e2o Remote smartphone app - allows users to remotely control key functions of their e2o including the ability to pre-heat/cool the car, start and stop charging, route plan and search for nearby charging stations.
Remote Charging Scheduler - a clever app that allows users to schedule charging of their e2o at a time when electricity costs are at their cheapest rate
Revive - remote emergency charging feature to grant the driver up to 8 miles worth of range if the battery is depleted.
Telematics - on-board sensors send a data 'heartbeat' to Mahindra enabling remote health monitoring and customer alerts.
Blaupunkt touchscreen infotainment centre (TechX model only) - Satellite navigation with 'range remaining' maps featuring charge point locations. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hotspot connection, USB, SD card, DAB radio and a built-in reversing camera.
The e2o's tall-boy design offers superior visibility for a compact city car and comfortably seats four adults. It is equipped with dual SRS airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and a Regenerative Braking System (RBS) that harnesses energy during braking to extend the car's range while travelling.