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BYD Atto 3 electric SUV launched in India to shake Tesla, runs 521 km on a single charge



Build Your Dreams or BYD, China’s largest electric car company overtaking Tesla in terms of sales, has announced the launch of its first electric SUV Etto 3 in India. Its price is Rs 33.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Around 1,500 Indians have booked this car since October 11. The BYD Atto 3 is available in four color options – Boulder Grey, Parker Red, Sky White and Surf Blue.

Based on the Electric Platform 3.0, the BYD Atto 3 features an ultra-safe Blade battery. With fast charging, its battery will be charged from 0 to 80 percent in 50 minutes. In terms of range, once again this car has beaten its rivals. The ARAI certification claims a range of 521 km on a single charge. Although in reality the range can be considered slightly less than this. The 60.48 kWh battery pack in the car can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.3 seconds.

The sporty, stylish and powerful car’s feature list includes Advanced Driving Assistance System or ADAS, 7 airbags, a panoramic sunroof, 12.8-inch adaptive rotating screen, 360-degree holographic transparent imaging system, NFC card key and vehicle-to-load or . (VTOL) mobile power station. Other features include mobile phone wireless charging, one-touch electric control tailgate, 8-inch speaker audio system, electric seat adjustment, voice control, LED headlamps, LED rear lights, multi-colour radiant ambient lighting.

BYD Atto 3 comes with 7kW home charger. Apart from this, installation service, 3 kW portable charging box, 4G data subscription for 3 years, road side assistance for 6 years, 6 free maintenance services are available. Again, the company is offering a warranty of 8 years or 1.6 lakh km (whichever is earlier) on the car’s motor. Again the car comes with a warranty of 6 years or 1.5 lakh kms (whichever is earlier).

All BYD dealerships in India will be displaying the Atto 3. Customers can book the car from any of the authorized dealerships of the company. The company said that its delivery will start from January 2023. In this context, Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of the company said, “We are happy to see the interest of the buyers. And thanks for joining hands with us on electric cars. We are happy to announce the price of the much awaited electric SUV BYD Etto 3.

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