Electric cars are gaining popularity in Indian market. There are manufacturer like Tata who are offering affordable EVs while expensive car manufactures like Mercedes have their version in the market too. Some of them have even imported electric vehicles to India. Many famous Indians have also adopted electric vehicles and they are often spotted on the roads. In this article, we talk about 10 such popular Indians who own an electric car.
Tesla Model S 100D & Model X 100D
There is no doubt that Ambanis have one of the largest collection of cars in the country. Ambanis have not one but two Tesla electric cars in the garage. One of them is a Model S 100D sedan which is a high-performance version of the regular sedan. It uses multiple electric motors and generates 423 Ps and 660 Nm of peak torque. The next Tesla in their garage is a Model X 100D electric SUV. This is also a high-performance version and the rear gets falcon wing doors which makes entry and exit easier.
The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India was recently spotted with a brand new BMW iX electric SUV. German car maker BMW had officially launched the iX electric SUV in Indian market an year ago. It was launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 1.16 crore, ex-showroom. It is sold as CBU and the electric SUV has a claimed driving range of 425 km.
Riteish Deshmukh & Genelia D’Souza
The Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh and his wife bought a Red coloured BMW iX electric SUV this year. This is not their first electric vehicle. They have a Tesla Model X which is located in California, USA. This Tesla was gifted to Riteish by his wife Genelia.
Tesla Model 3
Indian Actress and former Miss India Pacific Pooja Batra is currently living in USA and she owns a Tesla Model 3 sedan. It is an entry level sedan from Tesla. This was the model Tesla was planning to launch in India.
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Former Captain of Indian cricket Indian, MS Dhoni recently bought Korean car manufacturers flagship EV in India. The Kia EV6 was launched in the market few months ago at a starting price of Rs 59.95 lakh, ex-showroom. Kia EV6 is sold as a CBU and it is MS Dhoni’s first ever electric car in his garage. The former cricketer has several vintage cars and bikes in his garage.
Madhuri Dixiti & Dr. Shriram Nene
Tata Nexon EV
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Popular actress Madhuri Dixit and her husband Dr. Shriram Nene took delivery of their first electric car earlier this year. The couple bought Tata Nexon EV Dark Edition. Nexon EV is currently the best selling electric SUV in the country.
Tata Nexon EV
N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons & Tata Motors took delivery of his Nexon EV back in 2o20. It is currently the best selling EV and also the most affordable electric SUV in the country.
Tata Nexon EV
TV host and actress Mandira Bedi also bought a Tata Nexon EV back in 2020. The actress probably went for the XZ+ trim. The Nexon EV has 129 Ps and 245 Nm of peak torque. It has a claimed driving range of 312 km.
Popular actor from Telugu film industry Mahesh Babu recently bought his first electric SUV. The actor shared picture of him with his brand new Audi e-tron electric SUV online. This electric SUV generates 402 Bhp and 664 nm of peak torque. It has a driving range of 484 km and costs around Rs 1.18 crore, ex-showroom.
Mini Cooper SE
Malayalam film actress Manju Warrier bought a brand new Mini Cooper SE electric hatchback this year. This electric hatchback was introduced in Indian market February this year. It is sold as a CBU and is priced at Rs 47.20 lakh, ex-showroom. Manju Warrier also got a custom paint for her Mini Cooper SE.