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VinFast VF 3: The Future of Affordable EV Cars Under 10 Lakh Revealed

The VinFast VF 3 is billed as an entry-level EV that promises to deliver an impressive driving range of approximately 210 km on a single charge, according to media reports.

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: May 29, 2024 20:21 IST
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Affordable EV Cars Under 10 Lakh: A Glimpse into the Future

In recent years, the automotive industry has seen a significant shift towards electric vehicles (EVs) as more and more people are looking for sustainable and environmentally friendly transportation options. Leading the charge in this transition is a plethora of established and emerging car manufacturers who are dedicated to making EVs more accessible to the masses. Among them is the Vietnamese automaker VinFast, which has recently patented its new EV car, the VF 3, in India. This exciting development has sparked interest among Indian car enthusiasts eagerly awaiting its official launch.

A New Player in the Market

The VinFast VF 3 is billed as an entry-level EV that promises to deliver an impressive driving range of approximately 210 km on a single charge, according to media reports. This makes it a strong contender against the likes of the MG Comet EV, currently popular in the market. The VF 3’s eye-catching, compact design and vibrant color options, including yellow and red, are likely to appeal to the younger generation. There will also be dual-color options available to cater to different tastes and preferences.

A Stylish and Practical Design

The VF 3 is a charming two-door, four-seater car that boasts a boxy yet stylish look from the front. Its dimensions being 3190 mm in length, 1679 mm in width, and 1622 mm in height, combined with a wheelbase of 2075 mm, make it an ideal city car with excellent maneuverability. As a mini SUV, the VF 3 offers a ground clearance of 191 mm, making it capable of tackling various road conditions with ease. The car’s sleek design is further enhanced by its 16-inch alloy wheels, adding to its overall appeal.

Powerful Performance and Efficient Charging

The VF 3 is equipped with a mounted electric motor capable of generating 43.5 hp and 110 Nm of torque, ensuring a smooth and powerful ride. The car comes with a high-speed 18.64 kWh battery pack available in a single variant. One of the standout features of the VF 3 is its dual charging options – fast and standard. With a fast charger, the battery can reach 70% charge in just 36 minutes, making it a convenient option for those on the go.

Competitive Pricing and Expected Launch

Though the exact launch date of the VF 3 in India remains under wraps, it is estimated that the car will be priced at around 11 lakh rupees (ex-showroom). This pricing places it in direct competition with the MG Comet EV, which is available at an ex-showroom price of approximately 7.52 lakh rupees. It’s important to note that the MG Comet EV also offers automatic transmission and boasts a driving range of 230 km on a single charge with its 17.3 kWh battery pack, making it a formidable rival in the EV market.

As the EV industry continues to grow and evolve, cars like the VinFast VF 3 and the MG Comet EV represent the future of transportation, offering eco-friendly alternatives without compromising on style, performance, or affordability. For consumers who are environmentally conscious and looking for cost-effective options, these vehicles signify a promising shift towards a greener tomorrow.

The anticipation surrounding the launch of the VinFast VF 3 in India is palpable, as it promises to bring more diversity and choices to the burgeoning EV market. With its impressive range, stylish design, and competitive pricing, the VF 3 could very well be the vehicle that propels everyday Indian commuters into the electric age.

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First published on: May 29, 2024 08:13 PM IST

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