Mahindra and Mahindra has been evolving itself right from day one. With start from pick up trucks in the commercial market and now in to the automobile segment with it’s famous SUV’s, Scorpio and XUV500. These two models have achieved great success in the Indian market.
Mahindra and Mahindra gradually entered in to the electric automobile segment in collaboration with Reva Electric Car Company and introduced Reva. The first compact electric car, under their supervision.
This time in the auto expo 2014, which was held in Delhi Mahindra sought to impress investors and the public with an electric sports car, the Halo.
The company disclosed a few approximate specifications in the brochure which indicates:
- 0 to 100 kmph – 9 seconds
- Distance on full charge – 200 kilometers
- Motor specifications – 104 kilowatts equivalent to 140 horsepower.
- Max speed – 160 kmph
These specifications are liable to change as the company hinted that it will at least take 3 years to start a full scale production line-up, for the Mahindra halo.
If you have a look closely to this vehicle you may find hints of Nissan’s GTR 350z design incorporated to it, but the lights and front bonnet may seem to be a little different. The car is extremely low and is only a two passenger electric car with two doors.
Though this vehicle is on the final stage of designing and needs some improvement on the transmission, as stated by the executive director and the president of the company, Mr. Pawan Goenka, the company perfected it’s timing and utilized an extremely famous platform, the auto expo.