Top Electric Bikes and Scooters in India

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Best Electric Bikes and Scooters in India

Did you know that electric vehicles are the future that has already arrived and has taken the country by storm?  Quickly rising in popularity these machines are the perfect solution to many challenges that are faced by the automotive industry such as pollution and rising fuel prices.

Over the years, pollution has become a big concern for all of us. Keeping that into consideration, the motor industry is putting a lot of effort into bringing the electric bike to India. As a matter of fact, in most of the metropolitan cities in the country, we can see many people using e-bikes. The trend is also being slowly picked up by the towns in India. And as you have an electric motorcycle, you can also expect to save a lot of money on fuel. If you think an e-bike should be your next buy then let us help you in taking a look at the best electric bikes in India.

Also Read: Electric/e-Bike Insurance in India

6-Top E-Bikes and Scooters in India

1. Revolt RV400

Talking about the Indian market, the Revolt RV 400 is the first AI-enabled electric motorcycle in the country. The bike comes in two variants, Standard and Premium. The bike is appreciated for its muscular design and has lots of features such as a combi brake system, side stand sensor, motorcycle sounds, and many more. The electric bike’s price is INR 1,10,831 onwards.

Features:

  • Fuel Type: Electric
  • Weight: 108 kgs
  • Range: 150 kilometres per charge
  • Tyres: Tubeless
  • Torque: 170 Nm
  • Battery: Lithium Ion

2. Revolt RV 300

This is an entry-level bike in the line-up of the brand. The features, as well as equipment of this bike, are similar to the RV 400. Some of the things that you can expect in this bike are a combi brake system, side stand sensor, motorcycle sounds. It also has a smaller electric motor and is more commuter-friendly. On a single charge, the bike has a range of 180km and is also available with three riding modes. The price of the bike starts at INR 1,04,019 onwards.

Features:

  • Charging Time: 4.2 hours
  • Battery: Lithium Ion
  • Range: Up to 180 kilometres per charge
  • Weight: 101 kg
  • Fuel Type: Electric
  • Tyres: Tubeless

3. Ather 450/ 450X

Ather is currently one of the best electric scooters in India. As compared to the previous models, the new Ather 450 and 450X have upgraded features. The design of the scooter is catchy as it is compact and sleek with a 2.7kWh battery pack. The scooter can be fully charged in 5 hours and then can cover a distance of 116km. The top speed that can be achieved by this scooter is 80kmph. The scooter comes with a 7-inch LCD for smart controls as well as a navigation system. The ex-showroom price for this scooter is INR 1.27 lakh in Delhi. To assure the customers of future maintenance service, the company may charge you an extra amount of INR 2000.

Features (450X):

  • Instrument Console: Touchscreen
  • Bluetooth Connectivity: Bluetooth
  • Navigation: Yes
  • Call/SMS Alerts: Yes
  • Roadside Assistance: Yes
  • USB Charging Port: Yes
  • Music Control: Yes
  • OTA: Yes
  • Speedometer: Digital
  • Odometer: Digital

4. Ola S1 and S1 Pro

The largest ride-sharing platform in India, Ola launched its electric scooters named Ola S1 and S1 Pro. Both the models come with a similar design, while the Pro version has some upgrades. You can charge the standard Ola S1 once and it can take up to 121km, while the S1 Pro model can run up to a maximum range of 181km. The top speed that you can use for S1 is 90kmph and for S1 Pro, it is 115kmph. You will also get a 7-inch display on them and they work on keyless technology. The standard Ola S1 is priced at INR 99,999 and the Ola S1 pro is priced at INR 1,29,999.

Features (Ola S1):

  • Range (Real-life conditions): 130-150 km
  • Top speed: 115km/h
  • Charging time: 6 hours
  • Electric meter unit consumption: 4 units
  • Acceleration: 0-40km/h in 3sec
  • Motor power (Peak power output): 8kW
  • Torque: —–Nm
  • Motor type: Mid-drive
  • Battery specification: 3.8kWh li-ion battery

5. Bajaj Chetak

The legendary scooter model of Bajaj has been revamped into an electric scooter. The new Bajaj Chetak has a seamless design and the body is made of steel. In just 5 hours you can charge the scooter completely. The range of the scooter is 95km and the top speed is 78kmph. This scooter comes in two models – Urbane and Premium. The ex-showroom price in Delhi of this scooter for the Premium model is INR 1,47,774 and you can find it in four different colors.

Features:

  • Motor power: 4080w
  • Charging time: 5 hours
  • Front Brake: Disc
  • Range: 95 km/charge
  • Motor type: BLDC
  • Max torque: 16 Nm
  • Rear brake: Drum
  • Braking type: Combi brake system
  • Odometer: Digital
  • Speedometer: Digital
  • Tripmeter: Digital

6. Okinawa Lite

This beautiful electric scooter is one of the most affordable in the lot. The scooter’s price in India is INR 76,840 onwards. You can find this scooter in one variant and two colors. It generates 250 W power from the motor. It has a front disc and drum brakes and comes with an electronically assisted braking system. The electric scooter has gained popularity for its quirky design and rounded edges, which gives a futuristic appeal. Okinawa Lite also comes with hazard lamps, all-LED lighting, and an LED speedometer. In addition to this, this scooter also has features like inbuilt pillion rider footrests and an anti-theft battery lock mechanism.

Features:

  • Battery: Lithium Ion
  • Charging Time: 4-5 hours
  • Range: 60 kilometres per charge
  • Tyres: Tubeless
  • Drive Type: Belt Drive
  • Brakes: Disc/Drum

As many of these vehicles come with extended warranties, the most important thing is to have a comprehensive insurance policy. If comprehensive insurance seems a bit pricey, there are several third-party insurance plans also available. You can find several attractive plans for both types of insurance online.

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