BYD has revealed the ATTO 3 EV SUV for India. With its brand mission of “Technological Innovations for a Better Life”, BYD made its formal entry into the Indian passenger vehicle market. BYD has started taking bookings for the ATTO 3 at a token amount of Rs 50,000. While the prices of the electric SUV will be announced next month, it is expected to be priced around Rs 30 lakh. The ATTO 3 electric SUV is BYD’s second product in the Indian market after the E6 MPV was recently made available to private buyers. The first 500 units will be delivered in January 2023.
The Atto 3 measures 4,445mm in length, 1,875mm in width and 1,615mm in width, with a wheelbase of 2,720mm. It has a large blank silver grille at the front flanked by slim LED headlights on each side. LED DRLs mimic the shape of fins. At the side, there are extensive black moldings on the wheel arches. The wheels are 18-inch units finished in dual-tone. The rear gets full-length LED tail lamps and ‘Build Your Dreams’ lettering.
BYD-ATTO 3 is India’s first model built on e-Platform 3.0, featuring a blade battery, an 8-in-1 electric powertrain, and highly integrated domain controllers. The platform features the world’s first 8-in-1 electric powertrain that includes a drive motor, motor controller, reducer, onboard charger, DC converter, high-voltage distribution box, vehicle controller, and battery management system. (BMS) is integrated, resulting in a 20% overall size reduction and 15% weight reduction.
BYD-ATTO 3 is equipped with fast charging from 0% to 80% within 50 minutes. It offers a range of 521km with a high battery capacity of 60.48kWh as per ARAI test. Despite a curb weight of 1,750 kg, it can go from 0-100 kmph in 7.3 seconds. The ATTO 3 gets a front electric motor that produces 201 hp of maximum power and 310 Nm of maximum torque. In terms of safety features, it gets L2 Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS) BYD Di Pilot, 7 airbags, panoramic sunroof, a 12.8-inch adaptive rotating suspension electronic pad, 360° holographic transparent imaging system, NFC card key, vehicles are found (VTOL) mobile power station to load.
The car is equipped with a 1,261 mm long and 849 mm wide panoramic sunroof with electric slide and anti-pinch features. The interior is quite quirky with funky looking speakers, door handles and A/C vents. It comes standard with a 12.8-inch adaptive rotating screen that supports a 360° holographic transparent imaging system. BYD-ATTO 3 is also equipped with a mobile power station that supports up to 3.3Kw of electricity. Other features include wireless charging of mobile phones, one-touch electric control tailgate, an 8-speaker audio system, electric seat adjustment, voice control, LED headlamps, LED rear lights, multi-color gradient ambient lighting that plays music. Taal responds, PM. 2.5 air filter, CN95 air filter, etc. Boot space is rated at 440 litres.
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