Taking a step forward towards the evolution of EVs in Nepal, thee GO has started accepting bookings of its electric city car "thee GO e8".
thee GO e8 sports a modern and fresh design that immediately grabs attention and gives a longlasting impact. It is a modern, edgy and young car for the environment-friendly Nepali customers. thee GO e8 is an amalgamation of futuristic design and advanced technology which will contribute to reducing carbon footprints.
thee GO e8 exterior
thee GO e8 with its modern and edgy design is surely a head-turner. e8 comes with large headlamps for better illumination in the night and stylish LED lamps for day time running. It comes with stylish dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels and sharp creases across the body panels which lends an edgy, sporty & modern look. High raised bonnet gives e8 a bolder attitude and driving confidence. e8 comes with front fog lamps for clear illumination in tough weather conditions, which is first in the segment feature. Front bumpers sport a wide center air-dam and air ducts on either side which gives it a wider stance. At the rear, it has a muscular-looking bumper as well as LED taillights.
thee GO e8 Interiors
Step inside the e8 and be wowed by the modern, intelligent & tastefully crafted interiors. The placement of all controls, including the 7" touchscreen infotainment unit, is intuitive and easy to use. The use of digital instrument cluster, enhanced haptics, and premium materials give one a feeling of being in a premium environment from the future. Automatic transmission along with the option of Sports and ECO drive modes makes the driving experience effortless and pleasurable. The automatic gear is perfect for city commutes, you don’t have to change gears frequently and there is no risk of the car stalling at low speeds. Porsche inspired automatic transmission gear lever adds to the premium interior ambiance. The reverse camera helps to alleviate the rear blind spot and avoid collisions while reversing.
The Flat Bottom Steering wheel and comfortable leg-room/ Headroom makes entry and exit very comfortable. It has 18 intelligently designed storage spaces that provide ample space for storing your knick-knacks and essential objects while on the move. It, of course, comes with the standard features like Power Windows, Power Steering, Adjustable Headrest, Safety Belts, Air Conditioning, USB Charger, Cigarette Lighter, Electric ORVM with Side Indicator, etc. Overall, it has a practical interior with a host of features that rival its more expensive competition.
Technology and performance
- With a Lithium-Ion phosphate battery of 15.2 kWh, thee GO e8 can give a driving range of up to 150 Kms under normal operating conditions (NEDC 200 km).
- thee Go e8 is powered by a 3 phase asynchronous motor which produces an impressive 180 Nm of torque and 15kW of maximum power.
- The car comes with a 3kW charger and can be charged at home/ office conveniently.
- thee GO e8 comes with a "Hill Assist" feature which prevents rolling back on slopes.
- thee GO e8 utilizes a regenerative braking system to increase mileage per charge by converting the kinetic energy during braking into electrical potential energy.
- The cost of electricity for running thee GO e8 is only Rs. 1.11 per km* under the normal driving condition.
Commenting at the event, thee GO CEO, Mr. Hemant Puranik said, "Today is when we start writing a new chapter in the Nepal Auto Industry. thee GO e8 aims at reinventing and resetting the rules for the Nepal Auto Industry by providing the option of traveling in the comfort a car but with running cost less than a bike". He further mentioned that "The future of efficient, green, sustainable mobility solutions needs to translate into reality and we are delighted that we have taken one more step towards the same by opening bookings of another electric Car thee GO e8. We genuinely feel that if someone is looking for a new car, he or she can consider buying thee Go e8 and enjoy benefits of driving an electric car and help the nation to grow by using domestically generated hydro energy.”
Despite a steep rise in duties on EVs, thee GO has launched e8 at an attractive price and it is the most affordable electric hatch as of the date in Nepal. To know more about thee GO or to book a test drive, please call on 9801882404 or 9801882409. Alternatively, customers can visit www.thee-go.com and follow social handles:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TheeGo.NP
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/theego.np/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/NepalEV_
*If we compare per km electricity cost and per km petrol cost.
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