The EV has a 90 kWh battery pack and its electric motors produce a combined output of 400 PS and 696 Nm.
The spotted car was a pre-facelift model that could be used by Renault to assess how it fares in India.
Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray revealed in a tweet, on Thursday, about a video call held with the Tesla team.
To be put into production in late 2021, the "supertruck" will be the firm's first fully electric vehicle.
However, to keep costs low, the EV might not support fast charging or have a 800 V architecture.
The carmaker says that by comprehensively testing the car, it wants to show that e-mobility is conceivable off-road.
It is possible that the Korean luxury car brand might enter India with its latest electric vehicles.