The new entry-level variant is expected to be priced around Rs 28 lakh (ex-showroom), while the current model with a 60.48 kWh battery pack is priced at Rs 33.99 lakh.

The more affordable variant will compete directly with the top variants of the MG ZS EV, which has a 50.3kWh battery pack and a claimed range of 461 km.

The existing model has a 60.48kWh battery pack paired with an electric motor delivering 204hp and 310Nm of torque, with a claimed range of 521 km.

A new variant with a 50kWh battery pack is expected, offering a claimed range of up to 430 km.

The updated BYD Atto 3 will be launched in India on 10 July 2024.