If you are also interested in buying a good Made in India electric two-wheelers and confused which electric scooter will be best for you among TVS iQube, Bajaj Chetak EV and Ather 450 series , then we are going to make your job easy. You can find all the information about these three electric scooters below.
Note: Prices mentioned here are ex-showroom. Their on-road prices may vary depending on your city. The good thing is that the government does not charge road tax on electric scooters. However, insurance and some other small taxes are added.
Made in India electric scooters
Bajaj has once again brought back its very popular scooter from the 90s, the Chetak, and this time it has been modernized. 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 Bajaj Chetak electric scooter can be booked online through its official website.
Bajaj Chetak EV is currently being made available for booking in some cities. Bookings were started from Pune and Bangalore. After this the company also opened its booking in Aurangabad, Mysore and Mangalore and soon people of Chennai and Hyderabad will get a chance to book this scooter. It is expected that the company will gradually introduce it in other cities of India as well. The exact date of shipment has not yet been shared, but Bajaj Auto in its 2020-21 annual report said that the company will start deliveries of the Bajaj Chetak EV from the third quarter of September, just before the start of the festive season in India. can.
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 scooter is being sold in Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Kochi and Coimbatore. The test ride and booking of the scooter can be done online through the official website.
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 fully charge. 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.
Ather 450X / Ather 450 Plus
Indian startup Ather currently has an electric scooter in its portfolio, named Ather 450X. It also has an ‘affordable’ variant, which the company calls the Ather 450 Plus. Along with the price, there is also a difference in power and range between the two. Ather is an Indian Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Start-up, which is rapidly making a name for itself. The ex-showroom price of the 450X electric scooter in Delhi will be Rs 1,32,426. At the same time, the price of 450 Plus will be Rs 1,13,416. The scooter is currently being sold in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, Hubli, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Pune, Trichy and Visakhapatnam.
The company’s two electric scooters 450X and 450 Plus come with many modern features. The 450X offers 3 riding modes, which include Eco, Ride and Sport. There is a difference in range between these three. The user can get a range of 85KM in Eco Mode, 70KM in Ride Mode and 60KM in Sports Mode. It has a battery of 2.9kWh capacity. Its 6kW power motor generates 26Nm of torque. The company claims that this scooter can run 15KM on a charge of 10 minutes.
At the same time, one of its models comes in the name of Ather 450 Plus. In this variant, you get a maximum range of 70KM. Its motor comes with 5.4kW capacity, which generates maximum torque of 22Nm. In this variant, a 10-minute charge is capable of giving you a ride of 10KM. These scooters come equipped with features like reverse mode, GPS and navigation, central locking system and parking assist. In the 450X variant, you also get additional features like Bluetooth connectivity, call alerts and music control.