Looking at the rising petrol and diesel prices, it seems that the Indian market will be dominated by electric vehicles in the coming few years, and it has already started somewhere. At present, cars are also available for sale in India, along with electric two-wheelers. But, the craze of electric scooters is being seen in more customers than cars. Given this craze, the Ola Electric scooter will be launched in India on 15th August.
However, the Ola electronic scooter will face a tough challenge from the already existing electric scooter in India. Given this, we have given information about the top 5 electric scooters here today.
Best 5 Electric Scooters in India
The company introduced this scooter in the Indian market some time back. This scooter uses an IP67 rated Lithium-Ion battery pack with a capacity of 3kWh. Apart from this, the electric motor generates power of 4kW and a peak torque of 16Nm. Bajaj Auto has started booking this electric scooter for the city of Bangalore and Pune at present. Customers can book this scooter through the company’s official website, and for this, they will have to deposit an amount of Rs 2,000 as a booking amount. The top premium variant costs Rs 1,44,987 (ex-showroom, Pune).
Its on-road price in Kochi is Rs 1,23,917. This electric scooter has been made available at select dealerships in the city. Customers wishing to buy it can book it through the company’s official website. For this, customers will have to pay a price of Rs 5,000. This battery-powered scooter from TVS comes with a 4.4 kW electric motor, and this motor can make this electric scooter run at a speed of 40 kilometres per hour in just 4.2 seconds. Its top speed is 78 kilometres per hour.
Hero Electric Optima
Hero’s Electric Optima electric scooter comes with a reasonably traditional scooter design. In this, you get drum brakes as well as electric start and alloy wheels. The wheel size is 16 inches, and the ground clearance of the scooter is 140mm. Its curb weight is 86 kg. The motor included in the scooter comes with a 250W power rating and gives 25Kmph top speed.
In this scooter, you get a battery of 1.344kWh capacity, and the company claims that the scooter can cover a distance of 50KM in a single charge. The battery takes 8 to 10 hours to get fully charged. Hero Electric Optima comes in four variants, out of which its LA (Lead Acid Battery) variant comes in less than Rs. 50,000. Its ex-showroom price in India is Rs 41,770.
The Evolet Polo is priced at Rs.51,999, ex-showroom, in India. The Evolet Polo gets a BLDC motor of 250W power rating, generating maximum power of 350W and giving a top speed of 25Kmph. It has a 1.152kWh VRLA battery. It takes 7-8 hours for a full charge. The most prominent feature of the scooter is the E-ABS braking system. Its ground clearance is 200mm.
Ampere Reo Elite
The Lead-Acid variant of the Ampere Reo Elite has an ex-showroom price of Rs 42,999. It can cover a distance of 50-60KM. The battery takes 8 to 10 hours to get fully charged. The battery type in the Ampere Reo Elite is available in Lead-Acid and Lithium-ion variants. It takes 5 to 6 hours for a full charge.
Note: In this news, we have given the price ex-showroom. However, on-road prices may vary depending on your city.