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Monday, August 23, 2021

Is this the first Indian electric-powered supercar?

The Indian automotive industry is currently growing rapidly, and this could be mean that it is time for the automakers there to create more high-performance cars aka supercars. Yes, recently an Indian automotive startup called Mean Metal Motors (MMM) is reportedly developing an electric supercar.
MMM Azani is aiming to be the first Indian electric-powered supercar. (Picture from: IndiaCarNews)
As quoted from IndiaCarNews, the Bengaluru based automotive company was founded in 2012 and aiming to produce India's first high-performance electric supercar. The company founder and CEO Sarthak Paul said, that his company, the MMM also wants to create an ecosystem that helps increase electrification in India.

Initially, the company started with a team of four 19 year old’s in Indianow has grown to a strong 22 member team. The team works on various aspects such as research & development, design, aerodynamics and engineering with their technical partners from the UK, Germany and the US.
MMM Azani has a quite striking looks with a low and wide designs, and coupled with the roof in the style of a fighter plane characterizes a high-performance car. (Picture from: IndiaCarNews)
As we ever written in the articles sometime ago precisely in 2015, the company had also pioneered a high-performance vehicle in India by designed a hybrid drivetrain vehicle called the M-Zero which was later updated again in 2016 to be an electric powered vehicle. And now the Bengaluru-based automotive company has announced that it is preparing the candidate for the first Indian electric-powered supercar, named MMM Azani.

Visually, MMM Azani has a quite striking looks. The car design is low and wide, featured with the roof in the style of a fighter plane characterizes a high-performance car. Furthermore, it has sleek headlights and tall, curved fenders give it as a supercar looks should be like, then coupled with sweetened front air inlet, sleek rear deck.
MMM Azani is powered by the electric motor capable of spewing out power more than 1,000 horsepower, so its acceleration 0-100 kph done in under 2 second with a top speed of 350 kph. (Picture from: TopSpeed)
Although the automaker hasn't disclosed the size of its battery packs, it says the Azani will be able to coverage a distance of between 550 km and 700 km on a single battery charged. Interestingly, the supercar is said to be powered by the electric motor capable of spewing out power more than 1,000 horsepower. So, it's also claimed that the acceleration from 0-100 kph could be done in under two seconds, before reached a top speed of 350 kph.
MMM Azani will be built in a micro-facility which it claims can reduce production costs to less than a fifth of the usual manufacturing method. (Picture from: IndiaCarNews)
Furthermore, the automaker said that the Azani will be built in a micro-facility which it claims can reduce production costs to less than a fifth of the usual manufacturing method, and believes that this new production method will change the way electric vehicles are produced in India.
As the result, the first engineered model of the MMM Azani will be out in the second half of 2022. It seem, we should to wait long until this electric supercar really hits the production line as the plans. And if all the car' production matters completed so it ready goes on sale would be had the price tags estimated around US $120,000 or Rp. 1.7 billion.😐 *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MMM | INDIACARNEWS | TOPSPEED ]
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