Auto Expo Live - Mahindra Maxximo electric showcased

11/02/2014 - 16:37 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Mahindra showcased an electric version of its Maxximo mini van at the hybrid pavilion of the Auto Expo. Powered by a PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), the Maxximo EV produces 20 hp and 62 Nm of torque. The drive is transmitted via a transaxle gearbox with 2 forward speeds.

Mahindra Maxximo electric Auto Expo side

Mahindra says the Maxximo EV has a range of 90 km at its gross vehicle weight (which is rated at 2,165 kg). Using an on-board high-frequency charger, it takes 8 hours to charge the batteries of the passenger carrier. The Maxximo EV can achieve a top-speed of 55 km/h and has a maximum gradability rating of 18 percent.

At the front, Mahindra has equipped the mini van with disc brakes, while the rear gets drum brakes with regenerative braking. It gets a manual steering unit (rack and pinion system).

The Maxximo EV was developed by Mahindra Reva. Mahindra could launch this version of the Maxximo soon.

Mahindra Maxximo electric at Auto Expo 2014 - Image Gallery

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