Raptee Energy, a Chennai based startup, captured attention at the Global Investors Meet in Tamil Nadu on January 7th and 8th, 2024. The event, inaugurated by Chief Minister M K Stalin, showcased the first glimpse of Raptee’s electric motorcycle. Set to hit the streets in April 2024, the two-wheeler promises a thrilling ride with its high-voltage drivetrain and cutting-edge technology.
Dinesh Arjun, CEO and Co-founder of Raptee Energy, highlighted the significance of Raptee’s achievement, stating, ”
“Our first ever showcase of our motorcycles couldn’t have been at a better event. The TN GIM attracted Suppliers and investors from around the world and the buzz around our booth was electric! The fact that we were not merely a vehicle integrator but had developed the entire stack in India intrigued everyone. Our indigenous high voltage powertrain not only delivers stunning torque and consistent top speed but also addresses the long-standing demand for reliable e-motorcycles. Having built on a High Voltage power train, Raptee Motorcycles will be the only Two wheelers compatible with the fast-expanding CCS2 public charging infrastructure “
Jayapradeep Vasudevan, CBO of Raptee Energy said,
“We are overwhelmed by the response for our first display of Raptee in the Tamil Nadu Global Investors meet 2024. We have received very good interests from potential investors and suppliers. The customer footfall ranged across all age groups, predominantly college students and bike enthusiasts. We are quite hopeful that this positive response from consumers will translate to good demand when we launch the product a few months from now. Our team is super thrilled at the moment and looking forward to an exciting launch.”
Showcasing Innovation at TNGIM 2024
Raptee showcased its first transparent motorcycle at the Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet, underlining its commitment to innovation. The company’s new Chennai factory, with a Rs 85 crore investment, features a cutting-edge R&D center and will produce up to 100,000 units annually. This facility, serving as the main production hub for the next 24 months, will employ 470 individuals, focusing on manufacturing, design innovation, and a dedicated battery pack assembly line.
|150 km (on a single charge)
|45 minutes for 80% capacity (CCS2 charging station)
|15 minutes for 40 km (CCS2 charging station)
|Acceleration (0 to 60)
Apart from stunning torque and consistent top speed, Raptee’s streamlined silhouette is designed to deliver a stunning and often surprising level of performance. R&D has successfully delivered the first production-ready model, and a full-fledged launch is slated for April 2024.
About Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet (TNGIM)
The Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet (TNGIM), a summit organized by the Government of Tamil Nadu, recently concluded its two-day event at Chennai Trade Centre on January 7 and 8, 2024. This business summit, focusing on sectors like automobile, electronics, IT, EVs, aerospace, renewables, pharmaceuticals, textiles, chemicals, food processing, heavy engineering, leather, and fintech, attracted participants from 30 nations. GIM 2024 doubled the investments from the previous summit in 2019, reaching an impressive total of Rs 6.6 lakh crores. The event has solidified Tamil Nadu’s position as an attractive hub for industries, EV manufacturing, and microchip production, drawing attention from top-tier startups and global investors keen on the state’s emerging tech and EV landscape.