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Top 7 Things You Should Know About the Tata Gen3 EV Platform

Top 7 Things You Should Know About the Tata Gen3 EV Platform

The first production model based on the new EV architecture will arrive in 2025

When Tata debuted the Concept Curvv electric SUV coupe, the automaker introduced us to the various EV platforms he has worked on. The Nexon EV is based on a Gen1 architecture, the Curvv was the first showcase on the Gen2, and now the Avinya concept has made its debut on the Gen3 platform. Here’s everything you need to know about Tata’s most advanced EV architecture yet:

Built for EVs only

The Gen3 architecture is only for EVs, unlike Tata’s previous two generations that had both EVs and models with combustion engines. As a dedicated EV platform, the Gen3 architecture has more freedom to focus on the design benefits that an electric powertrain enables and does not require room for combustion components.

Related: Tata Will Launch The Curvv ICE (Gasoline And Diesel) As A Hyundai Creta Fighter

Supports EVs with a range of at least 500 km

Tata states that its dedicated battery-electric vehicles based on the Gen3 platform will be able to provide a minimum certifiable range of 500km. This distance should be more than enough to help you overcome distance anxiety. At this point, the automaker has not specified what battery size and capacity it plans to use to deliver this kind of range. In comparison, the Gen1 EVs (like the Nexon EV) offer just over 300 miles.

Will spawn global models of various shapes and sizes

The Gen3 architecture is expected to be a scalable platform and can support EVs of various sizes and shapes, from crossovers to large SUVs. This will allow Tata to consider different models depending on the market as it plans to offer its specialty EV models internationally.

The Avinya concept debuting on the Gen3 platform is 4.3 meters long, which is shorter than most compact sedans, while being the same length as compact SUVs such as the Hyundai Creta.

Focuses on maximizing interior space

As mentioned before, the Gen3 platform has more design freedom as it is only intended for EVs. One of the benefits that Tata plans to exploit is to expand cabin space without increasing the overall size of the vehicle. As seen on the Avinya concept, the wheels are spaced further apart for a longer wheelbase, making the interior more spacious than the cabins of regular cars of similar proportions.

Compatible with fast fast charging

While a larger battery helps to increase range, it would also take longer to replenish the larger power capacity. So, Tata has also focused on making Gen3 EVs compatible with fast fast charging. Although no specific payload was mentioned, the carmaker aims to add a possible 500 km range in just 30 minutes. A similar model would be the India-based Hyundai Ioniq 5, which has a peak charging capacity of 350 kW and can complete its range of 481 km in 18 minutes.

Improved safety and battery protection

Tata has also stated that EVs supported by the Gen3 platform will provide a high level of structural safety and should continue the brand’s reputation for achieving five-star safety ratings. In addition, the carmaker promised that it would better protect the battery and electrical components against water and dust. As a result, these new EVs would be suitable for all types of climates and terrains that differ for each market.

Creates next-gen connected car tech and ADAS. possible

The electric vehicles based on the Gen3 platform will also be equipped with Tata’s next-generation connected car technology and advanced driver assistance systems. While no features have been specified, we expect these EVs to offer remote vehicle features and over-the-air updates to the infotainment and power control unit. The ADAS suite should include autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane assistant, 360-degree collision avoidance systems and more.

Related: Tata Motors now has a separate electric vehicle division with 10 cars by 2025

The first market-ready EV based on the Gen3 platform will arrive in 2025, and it will likely be an SUV.