Hero MotoCorp has announced during the 10th anniversary of its brand logo that it is going to introduce a new electric scooter soon, which was also teased through the event. However, the company has not shared much information related to this scooter at the moment. But in the video, MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal can be seen standing near a white colored scooter, giving a glimpse of the scooter’s design.
Talking about the design seen in the video, the scooter is seen in white and black colours. Apart from this, an elongated seat and curved body can be seen.
Bajaj Chetak and TVS iQube will rival Hero MotoCorp in the Indian market. In such a situation, it can be expected that the upcoming Hero MotoCorp electric scooter will offer better range, power and features than these two existing electric scooters. At the same time, it can be expected that the company should keep the price of its electronic scooter less than this to compete with the electric scooter. Let’s take a look at the price and features of Bajaj Chetak and TVS iQube.
Bajaj Chetak EV has been launched in two trims, first Urbane and second Premium model. The Urbane model costs Rs 1.15 lakh and the Premium model costs Rs 1.20 lakh.
The motor of Bajaj Chetak EV comes with 3800W power rating, which can generate 4,080W peak power. The company claims that this scooter can cover a distance of 85 to 95 kilometers in a single charge and its battery takes 5 hours to fully charge. Its top speed is 70Kmph. Its digital instrument cluster looks very modern and supports Bluetooth connectivity. It also supports GPS and navigation. In this you also get a USB charging port and it is also equipped with parking assist, anti theft system and geo fencing support. One of its specialties is the reverse mode, through which you don’t have to use your feet to push it back.
TVS’s first and currently the only electric scooter is the iQube, which comes with an attractive design. Its ex-showroom price in Delhi is Rs 1,38,286 but the effective on-road price comes to Rs 1,00,777 after subsidies, insurance and certain other taxes.
The motor of the iQube electric scooter comes with a 3000W power rating, which can generate 4,400W of peak power. The company claims that this scooter can cover a distance of 75KM in a single charge and its battery takes 5 hours to get fully charged. Its top speed is 78Kmph. The battery capacity is 2.25kWh and is a Lithium-ion battery. This scooty also supports mobile app connectivity and GPS navigation. In this you also get a USB charging port and it is also equipped with parking assist, anti theft system and geo fencing support. It also gets reverse mode.