Hero Vida V1 has been launched in India today and this scooter is Hero Motocorp’s own first electric two-wheeler under its new brand name Vida. Apart from this, the company has been teasing the new electric scooter for some time now.
VIDA is a new electric brand under Hero MotoCorp with a new logo and identity.
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Hero VIDA Electric Scooter Launch Event
Recently, Hero MotoCorp with Zero Motorcycles announced that it is finalizing its partnership with the California-based electric bike maker, which will enhance its R&D department and reduce the chances of delay in the future.
The R&D Centre, Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT), Jaipur is housed in a glass case for public viewing at Gurugram.
Hero Motocorp Investments
According to the company, it has earmarked USD 100 million (about Rs 760 crore) for a global fund to support over 10,000 entrepreneurs developing ESG (environmental, social, and governance) solutions.
Hero Vida V1 Electric Scooter: Highlights
Pawan Munjal, CEO & CMD of Hero MotoCorp at the Vida EV started the events by stating: “We have only one planet and two choices – either do nothing pretending all is well. The other choice is to see the better tomorrow which is waiting to be born. Our new product Vida is the promise of a better world”
The Hero Vida V1 Would be offered in two variants named Vida V1 Pro and Vida V1 Plus. both the variants would have a top speed of 80kmph. Both variants are equipped with over 100 combinations for usage whether performance or efficiency is required.
The company has launched Vida fast Charging Network, Vida Platform, and Vida services along with Vida V1 Electric Scooter.
Vida charger and charging time
Fast charging facility. V1 pro gets 0 to 100 % charge within 2 hrs and 17 min and V1 plus gets 0 to 100 % charge within 2 hrs.
Vida smartphone connectivity
Vida will act as a smartphone on wheels, you get navigation, monitoring, configuring, sharing, or booking for charging.
- V1 pro 165 on a single charge and V1 plus 143 on a single charge
- Dual battery option available.
- Swappable battery option available.
Battery Endurance test
- Fall drop test from 1m multiple times
- Shock test at multiple cycles
- Crush test 150 G
- Nail penetration test
- Used Flame re-tarted material for thermal resistance.
- IP65 and 67 Certified
- Water resistance
Vida V1 features
Spacious storage under the seats available, 7” HD touch display, cruise control with resume function which enhances ease of riding, Intelligent Two way throttle which will make reverse and parking easier as well as provide boost mode to pass high torque needed situation.
Keyless control with follow me home, follow me home lite and find me functions to locate your scooter and it comes with an S.O.S alert at your fingertips in case of an emergency.
Hero VIDA V1 Electric Scooter Price
|Vida V1 Plus||Rs. 1,45,000|
|Vida V1 pro||Rs. 1,59,000|
The bookings for Vida Electric Scooter will start on 10 October 2022 and the delivery will start in December 2022. The launch will take place in different phases. The launch cities of Phase I are Jaipur, Delhi, and Bangalore.
Hero Vida V1 Specification
|Vida V1 pro||Vida V1 Plus|
|Acceleration (0-40 km/ph)||3.2 sec||3.4 sec|