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Montra Electric, the EV brand under the prestigious Murugappa Group headquartered in Tamil Nadu, has unveiled its latest innovation, the Super Auto, in Tirunelveli. This groundbreaking vehicle marks a significant leap in eco-friendly transportation, combining cutting-edge technology with sustainable design principles.
Features and Specifications of the Montra Super Auto
|The Montra Super Auto is equipped with a robust 10kW lithium-ion battery, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
|With an ARAI-certified range of 203 kilometers and an on-range of 155 +/- 5 kilometers on a full charge, the Super Auto offers unparalleled efficiency for urban commuters and delivery drivers.
|Recognized for its pioneering design, the Montra Super Auto received the prestigious International Red Dot Design Award in 2023, solidifying its position as an industry trailblazer.
|Enhanced Warranty Options
|Montra Electric provides a comprehensive 3-year / 100,000-kilometer warranty on the Super Auto, with the option to extend coverage for an additional two years or 50,000 kilometers, offering customers peace of mind and confidence in their investment.
- High-Performance Lithium-ion Battery: The Montra Super Auto boasts a robust 10kW lithium-ion battery, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
- Impressive Range: With an ARAI-certified range of 203 kilometers and an on-range of 155 +/- 5 kilometers on a full charge, the Super Auto provides unparalleled efficiency and convenience for urban commuters and delivery drivers alike.
- Innovative Design: Recognized for its pioneering design, the Montra Super Auto was honored with the prestigious International Red Dot Design Award in 2023, affirming its status as a trailblazer in the electric vehicle industry.
- Enhanced Warranty Options: Montra Electric offers a comprehensive 3-year / 100,000-kilometer warranty on the Super Auto, with the flexibility to extend coverage for an additional two years or 50,000 kilometers, providing customers with peace of mind and confidence in their investment.
Montra Electric distinguishes itself from currently available autos with its spacious interior and exterior design. The company aims to pioneer cost-effective and clean logistics solutions with its direct-to-home delivery service. Data analysis conducted by Montra Electric indicates a projected shift of around 70% of all three-wheelers towards electric vehicles due to their sturdy metal body, providing exceptional endurance. Additionally, the EV features car-like roofing, a large windshield for an aerodynamic look, and stylish safety dual doors.
|The 10kWh variant offers a range of 197km (ARAI certified) or 155km, while the 7.6kWh variant provides a range of 152km (ARAI certified) or 118km. The additional range can be achieved through intermittent charging at Montra charging points.
|Motor and Power
|Accelerating from 0 to 20 in just 4 seconds, the EV features a motor with a gradient of 21% and 5 gears, including reverse and parking. The IP67 model motor has a top speed of 55km/h and peak power of 10kW, safeguarded against rain and dust.
|Available in two variants, the EV’s batteries (10kWh and 7.6kWh) feature a 7-point battery sensor for enhanced care and fireproof cables. The fast BMS response time is less than 500 microseconds.
EV owners can access vehicle internal data via their smartphones, including vehicle health, driver’s expert score, pocket mechanic DIY guide, charging status, location tracking, document holder, earning ledger, and service book. These features are available in 7 different languages: Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, English, Kannada, and Malayalam.
|IP67 model with 21% gradient, peak power 10kW, torque 60Nm
|Driver and two passengers with luggage
|Super stylish metal body with car-like roof
|Clutter-breaking LED design (serviceable and cost-effective)
|ePX and ePV
|Double fork front suspension, normal at the rear
|AC and DC
|6 hours to 4 hours
|Forward, neutral, reverse, parking, and turbo
|Category 1st super LED lights front and rear
|Disk and drum
|Rugged boron steel chassis
|3 years or 1 lakh km + 2 years extended warranty
|24 X 7
Expansion and Collaboration for Sustainable Mobility
Montra Electric‘s strategic partnership with Ecofy, India’s leading green-focused NBFC, represents a pivotal step towards accelerating the adoption of electric three-wheelers nationwide. Through accessible financing solutions tailored to the unique needs of customers, this collaboration aims to overcome financial barriers and promote the widespread adoption of eco-friendly transportation options.
Rajashree Nambiar, Co-founder, MD, and CEO of Ecofy articulates the company’s commitment to fostering a greener future through tailored financial products and seamless customer experiences. By aligning with Montra Electric’s vision, Ecofy aims to empower individuals and businesses to embrace sustainable mobility solutions that benefit both society and the environment.
Sushant Jena, Head of Montra Electric’s 3W Division, expresses optimism about the collaboration with Ecofy, emphasizing its role in facilitating EV adoption in India. By addressing financing challenges, they aim to support the government’s initiatives to promote electric mobility and reduce carbon emissions, thereby contributing to a cleaner and more sustainable future for all.
Driving Towards a Greener Future
As India’s electric three-wheeler market continues to witness remarkable growth, with significant year-on-year increases in both passenger and cargo vehicles, initiatives like the Montra Super Auto and partnerships with organizations like Ecofy are poised to drive positive change. By offering innovative solutions and collaborative efforts, Montra Electric and its allies are paving the way for a greener, more sustainable transportation ecosystem, empowering individuals and businesses to embrace a cleaner, brighter future.