Ather Energy, a well-known manufacturer in India, introduces its latest flagship model, the Ather 450X Apex. Building upon the success of the 450X launched in January 2020, the Apex edition promises a remarkable leap in performance and design.
The Ather 450X Apex distinguishes itself with a transparent design, vibrant new hues, and an exhilarating Warp+ mode that accelerates from 0 to 40 kmph in just 2.9 seconds.
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Pricing and Booking Details
The Ather 450X Apex is priced at Rs. 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom), which is 10,000 higher than its regular 450X. The booking for Ather Apex 450 started on December 15, 2023, with a refundable deposit of Rs. 2,500. Delivery of the vehicle is expected to start in March 2024, across 27 cities in India.
Featuring a 3.7 kWh lithium-ion battery, the Apex delivers a range of 111 km in Eco mode and 85 km in Ride mode. Its fast-charging capability enables 0-80% charge in 3.5 hours via a home charger and 0-50% in just 10 minutes with a fast charger. The 3-year unlimited km warranty on the battery pack assures reliability.
Features, Colour and Design
With a futuristic transparent body panel showcasing the battery pack and electric motor, the Apex captivates with its Cosmic Black and Salt Green color options. A 7-inch touchscreen dashboard supports Bluetooth connectivity, navigation, music control, and over-the-air updates, displaying essential ride metrics.
Key Specifications and Dynamic Capabilities
The scooter has a motor that can produce 6.4 kilowatts of power and a peak torque of 26 Newton-meters. You can choose from four different ways of riding: Eco, Ride, Sport, and the special Warp+ mode. In Warp+ mode, it can go as fast as 90 kilometres per hour. Plus, it comes with a feature that helps you park easily by moving backwards.
The Apex is made from a light but strong aluminum frame, weighing 108 kilograms. It has a wheelbase of 1,353 millimetres, sits 160 millimetres above the ground, and the seat is at a comfy height of 765 millimetres. It rolls on 12-inch alloy wheels and has disc brakes on both sides. It also has a special braking system that recharges the battery as you brake, making your ride more efficient.
A Game-Changer in Electric Scooter Realm
The Ather 450X Apex symbolizes a fusion of performance, futuristic design, and cutting-edge technology. Crafted for enthusiasts seeking speed and excitement, the Apex competes head-on with rivals like the Bajaj Chetak, TVS iQube, and Ola S1 Pro, setting a new benchmark in the electric scooter segment.