The home grown giant Mahindra & Mahindra is more popular for its SUVs and Cargo vehicles but now the company is moving towards to the Electric vehicles, after it signed MoU with the Ford Motors to develop and share the electric vehicle platforms. The Company has showcased spectacular concepts like Stinger and Wanderlust along with eKUV 100 which was an electric version of KUV100 which shows the company’s future aspects of electric vehicles. Recently, the company’s customization wing has made a customization of Mahindra Electric Supro Van, designed as jungle safari Van and launched in Taboda Tiger reserve.
The vehicle is first of its kind in India, which is an Electric Jungle Safari Van. As per the images the Van is based on the Electric Supro Van and has open sides with a large curve shaped top to match the safari requirement. In the front the Van has a wooden foldable tray. The body color is a military green to match its Safari profile. The Safari Van has standard 8 seating arrangements.
which has 200Ah Battery pack, powered with a 3 Phase AC Induction motor generating 33.53hp @ 3000 rpm and 90Nm of torque @ 1500 rpm. The E-Supro Van claims a top speed of 60 Kmph and can go upto 112 km once fully charges. The charge time is though longer upto 8 hours 30 minutes. The front suspension is a McPherson Strut with Coil Spring and rear is leaf spring.
Mahindra & Mahindra has been taking the customization to the next level with its dedicated customization wing. The Thar Wanderlust was showcased at 2018 auto expo and the Thar Wanderlust is available to the consumers through Mahindra Customization wing. However, it has been not clear about what is included and what changes are expected along with the price. However, In case you are interested to customize your Thar to Wanderlust, you can reach the customization wing @ http://www.mahindra-customisation.com/