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Electric Scooters to Buy for Festival Season
As the festive season approaches, you might be thinking about getting yourself an electric scooter for some extra fun. Good news! There are lots of choices in India’s electric scooter market, catering to different budgets. Electric scooters are a fantastic way to zip around the town and enjoy the festivities with ease.
In this article, we’ll help you discover some of the best options available. In this list, we have covered electric scooters that can handle the daily needs of an average scooter user in India. We have included scooters that are best in terms of speed and range, scooters which look classy and sporty, scooters that are affordable, reliable etc. Let’s make your festival season a joyride!”
1- OLA S1 PRO GEN 2
If you are looking for an electric scooter which boasts the top speed and range then OLA S1 PRO GEN 2 would be the right choice for you.
Ola Electric had introduced the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 electric scooter, featuring significant upgrades from the previous Ola S1 Pro Gen 1. The new motor in Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 now provides 5kW of continuous power and an impressive 11kW peak output, resulting in a higher top speed of 120kph and a quicker 0-40kph acceleration time of 2.6 seconds. Despite maintaining its 4kWh battery capacity, the scooter’s efficiency improvements extend its certified range to 195km, with a true range of 180km in Eco mode, all while retaining the same 6.5-hour charging time. Priced at Rs 1.48 lakh, the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 is definitely an electric scooter worth considering to buy in the upcoming festive season.
Well, here is some good news for you. Ola Electric has initiated a Bharat EV Fest, where they will be giving exciting offers and discounts, exiciting prices, product announcements etc., starting from 16th October. So, now on the purchase of OLA S1 PRO GEN 2 you will be able to enjoy free 5-year extended battery warranty at no cost. A battery which is IP67 rated, bound to protect itself and your scooter.
2- TVS iQUBE S
If you prefer a more classic design, consider the TVS iQube S. It’s priced at around ₹1,38,883 in Delhi. This electric scooter is equipped with a 3.04 kWh battery, offering a range of up to 100 kilometers on a single charge and a top speed of 78 kilometers per hour.
The iQube S features a spacious 17.78 TMT screen with updated graphics and a convenient five-way joystick for easy navigation. It also provides ample storage with 32 liters of capacity and a comfortable two-passenger seat. TVS iQube S has awesome 33 connected features Music player control, incognito ride mode, Smart Helmet connectivity, incoming call alerts, document upload etc. Smart features like service reminders ensure your iQube S is always well- maintained and safe to ride. iQube S is available in a variety of colours such as Lucid Yellow, Mercury Grey, Mint Blue, and Copper Bronze Glossy, which means you have colors that will suit and enhance your personality.
3- ATHER 450X (2.9 kWh Battery)
The Ather 450X is a solid option if you’re in the market for a reliable electric scooter. Priced at Rs 1.25 lakh, this electric scooter boasts a 2.9 kWh battery pack, providing a certified range of up to 111 km on a single charge. It also offers a top speed of 90 km per hour. Charging Time (0-80%) takes approximately 6 hours and 36 minutes, and the scooter has a kerb weight of 108 kg. You can enjoy peace of mind with a 3-year battery warranty. The motor delivers 6400 watts of power. Some unique features that we found out in Ather 450X, which you may not get in other scooters are, you can get a push location from WhatsApp to your Ather which will further enable you to easily navigate and share your location with your family or friends, enhancing convenience and safety. You can use the trip planner feature in Ather scooters to plan long-distance routes, thereby helping you to find charging stations along the route, allowing you to charge your scooter while traveling between cities or locations.
Ather takes care of the safety of its customers with useful features like Emergency Stop Signal[ESS] where in case you are in a panic braking situation, ESS alerts the people around by activating the blinking of the tail light. One more addition to your safety is the Fallsafe feature where in case the rider falls off, this feature cuts off the power supply to the motor and stops the scooter from moving further. As an additional safety layer, both the indicators also start blinking, to alert fellow riders on the road.
Ather has started exiciting festive offers where now you will have discounts of upto 40,000 on the purchase of. The Ather 450X gets the corporate benefits while an attractive 5.99 per cent ROI on a two-year EMI scheme is also available. So now with the discount of 40,000 now you can get Ather 450X at Rs. 1.01 lakh.
4- VIDA V1 PRO
If you are looking for a sporty look electric scooter, then VIDA V1 PRO is the right choice for you. This electric scooter actually looks very sporty and classy and it offers a lot of customization options. It is priced approximately at ₹1,25,900. The electric scooter comes with a 3.94kWh removable battery that offers a real-world range of up to 110 km on a single charge. It takes approximately 65 min to charge your Vida Scooter. It offers a top speed of 80 km per hour. This electric scooter can accelerate from 0 to 40 kilometers per hour (approximately 0 to 25 miles per hour) in 3.2 seconds, thereby providing a more dynamic and responsive riding experience. Customers can stay updated and connected and on track with the Vida Consumer app. One unique feature that we found out in the Vida V1 Pro is the Follow Me feature where your path will be guided when light conditions are too low.
The company is currently giving the best offers for VIDA VI PRO with a flat 37,750.00 discount on full payment through SBI credit cards on amazon.
Baja Auto has launched and brought back the iconic Chetak scooter in an electric form. So, if you are in search of a scooter which is best in terms of reliability then, Bajaj Chetak is the right option for you. The company’s electric scooter has made a comeback with a shiny design and circular display. It is currently being sold for approximately ₹1,20,000. It boasts a 2.9 kWh battery pack and offers a range of up to 108 km on a single charge. The battery has a quick charging feature that can charge up to 25 percent in only an hour, with a full charge taking 5 hours. Bajaj Chetak offers a top speed of 69 km per hour. The scooter picks up pace quickly as you open the throttle, making it easy to keep up with city traffic.
With Chetak you can fearlessly ride through potholes or heavy rains because the scooter has IP67 Rated Water resistance. Bajaj Chetak scooter has Eco and Sport modes. It cleverly shifts to Sport mode when you push the throttle past 85% in Eco, making overtakes and uphill rides smoother without manual mode switching.
6- Ola S1X
If, you have a limited budget and you are in search of an affordable scooter than, OLA S1X is the best option for you. The Ola S1X has a very sleek, and precise appearance from all angles and a very simple design that appeals to people of all ages. It is one of the most budget-friendly scooter priced at Rs. 89,999/ or Rs 2,099 /mo. You can even reserve your OLA S1X at just Rs 999. Ola S1X comes with a 2kWh battery pack and it offers a real-world range of 91 Km. It offers a top speed of 90 Km per hour which is really impressive. It has an acceleration of 0 to 40 in just 3.3 seconds. The electric scooter also has a good reverse mode enabling you to get out of tight spots easily. Ola S1X has 34L large boot space which means from groceries to gym clothes you can store everything in your scooter under your seat.
This electric scooter comes in a 7 attractive colors such as Red Velocity, Midnight, Funk, Stellar, Vogue, Porcelain White, and Liquid Silver. the Ola S1 X is the first Ola electric scooter to exclusively offer a physical key. Having gone through all the features, we think that OLA S1 X is definitely a good choice for pocket-friendly people.
7- Simple One Energy
If you are someone who loves a scooter with dashing design and look then, Simple One would be the right choice for you. It is priced at ₹1,45,000. It comes with a 5 kWh battery pack and offers a range of 212 km on a single charge. Using a portable charger, the battery can be charged from 0 to 80% in 5 hours 54 minutes. The electric scooter offers a top speed of 105 km per hour. It comes in a variety of attractive colours such as Brazen black, Namma Red, Azure Blue, Grace white, Brazen X, Light X. With Simple one you will have the access to the One Tap away feature using the companies app. So you will be just one tap away from your next adventure.
To talk a bit about the features, Simple One gets a 7.0-inch TFT display with Bluetooth connectivity, all- LED lighting, 12-inch alloy wheels etc. Eco, Ride, Dash, and Sonic are four ride modes available on the electric scooter. The boot capacity is 30 liters, means the customers have ample space to store maximum belongings and get all what required at hand.
In conclusion, the festival season offers an excellent opportunity to upgrade your mobility with an electric scooter that matches your individual preferences and choices. We’ve covered a diverse range of options, from those focused on top speed and extended range to models with a touch of class and sportiness, as well as reliable and affordable scooters. The best electric scooter for you ultimately depends on your unique needs and budget. Whichever option you choose, it would not be wrong to say that electric scooters have not only become a convenient mode of transportation but also a fashion statement in their own right. So, get ready to enjoy the festive season in style and with a sustainable approach.
It may seem to you like we’re done, but we’re not. We’ve got all the newest information for you on the above electric scooters in this article, but we will always keep updating the article as we get fresh news from the companies. So, don’t forget to stay tuned.