BYD, the new entrant in the Indian EV space, recently announced that it has completed deliveries of the first batch of its Atto 3 in January 2023. The Chinese automaker launched the electric SUV back in November 2022 at a price tag of Rs 33.90 lakh (ex-showroom), with a new Forest Green option arriving at this year’s Delhi Auto Expo for Rs 34.49 lakh (ex-showroom).
BYD Atto 3: 340 Units Delivered
The brand started deliveries of the Atto 3 in January 2023, with 340 units reaching customers as part of the aforementioned first batch. BYD had received over 1,500 bookings for the electric SUV at launch, with current booking numbers at over 2,000.
Speaking on the occasion Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of EV passenger vehicle business at BYD India, said, “We have been receiving incredible response for the BYD ATTO 3 e-SUV from customers. The excitement and enthusiasm to own and drive the sporty and feature rich BYD ATTO 3 is exuberant. The customer feedback and interest make us confident of capturing the Indian electric vehicle segment at a faster pace than we could have thought of”.
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BYD Atto 3: Features
BYD Atto 3 is one of the most feature-rich EV’s at its price point. Its dashboard layout features a 12.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that can rotate from landscape to portrait mode and vice versa at the push of a button. It also offers equipment like a 360-degree camera, wireless charging, powered front seats, ambient lighting, a dash cam, and more. Plus the SUV also comes equipped with ADAS Tech such as Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane-Keep Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Front & Rear Collision Warning.
BYD Atto 3: Powertrain Details
BYD’s crossover uses a 60.48 kWh battery pack that powers a single front-axle mounted motor that churns out 201 bhp with 310 Nm of peak torque. The automaker claims an ARAI-specified range of 521 kms. The battery pack supports up to 80 kW fast charging allowing the user to charge the vehicle from 0 to 80 percent in just 50 minutes. Fully charging the battery takes 9.5 to 10 hours when using the included 7 kW home charger.
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