Ather 450S Launched
Banglore-based EV Startup Ather Energy has today launched their most awaited electric scooter- Ather 450S in the Indian market with a price tag of 1.30 lakhs and this is exclusive of state subsidy. Ather 450S is the entry-level variant from the company for the Indian Market.
Battery and Speed
The newly launched EV, Ather 450 S will be equipped with a 3 kWh battery. And, the electric scooter can achieve a top speed of about 90 km/hour.
Ather 450S can Provide an IDC Range of 115 km on a single charge.
The Ather 450 S will be having many other features like the full-color 7-inch TFT display, guide-me-home light, park assist, 4G connectivity, music and call access, and light assist.
The bookings for the newly launched electric scooter will start from July onwards. People can book the EV from authorized Ather Energy dealers all over India. Also, the customers can register for the Ather’s other variant, the Ather 450X through the company’s official website. The new e-scooter, Ather 450 S will be sold along with the Ather 450X and the Ather 450X Pro pack in India.
Words by the Management
The Co-founder and CEO of Ather Energy, Tarun Mehta told that “Ather 450S will be our new entry-level variant for those looking to enter the electric vehicles par, but want the quality and assurance that the Ather scooters provide. Within the category, the 450S will break new grounds and will provide the first-of-its-kind tech functionalities in the performance scooter segment, raising the bar in terms of riding pleasure and safety, while still giving good performance”.
Price Rise in Ather 450X and 450X Pro
After the government implemented its plans for the FAME- II subsidy reduction, the company has increased the prices of the Ather 450X and the Ather 450X Pro pack to Rs. 1.45 lakhs and Rs. 1.65 lakhs respectively. The reason for the price rise of the Ather Energy scooters is the Indian government’s decision to change the FAME -II subsidy amount to Rs. 10,000 per kWh with a maximum cap of 15% as per the ex-showroom cost of the EVs.