Simple Dot One Electric scooter
Simple Energy, a Bangalore-based startup has officially launched the Simple Dot One Electric scooter with an introductory price of Rs. 99,999. This scooter is positioned as a sub-variant within the company’s growing line of electric two-wheelers, following the recent introduction of the Simple One. The Dot One marks Simple Energy’s second offering in the electric vehicle lineup. The scooter is set to achieve a certified range of 151 km, making it the longest-range electric two-wheeler in its segment. The introductory price of 99, 999 is exclusively offered to pre-booked Simple One customers from Bangalore. This limited offer is available while inventory lasts. Meanwhile, the launch price for new customers will be revealed in January 2024 at a slightly higher premium. Bookings are now open online, inviting enthusiasts to embark on the future of electric mobility.
WORDS BY THE FOUNDER AND CEO,
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Suhas Rajkumar, Founder & CEO, of Simple Energy, said,
“Today marks a pivotal moment in the history of Simple Energy as we launch the Simple Dot One., the newest member of our expanding portfolio. The Dot One. symbolizes our commitment to delivering a top-tier yet affordable electric mobility experience, seamlessly blending elegant design with cutting-edge features for our esteemed customers. Our unwavering dedication to sustainable mobility remains steadfast, and we are confident that the Simple Dot On.e, equipped with its disruptive capabilities, will not only make a mark in the market but also capture the minds of discerning consumers.”
Let’s quickly delve into the key specifications of the Dot One electric scooter:
DESIGN AND LOOKS
The Dot One electric scooter has a sleek and modern look, similar to the Simple One. It’s a Made-In-India product, showcasing an appealing design. Affordable and stylish, the Dot One can prove to be a great choice for those seeking to buy an affordable yet stylish electric vehicle.
|Specially designed for maximizing on-road range
|Acceleration (0-40 kmph)
The Simple Dot One Electric scooter will be available in four attractive colors. They are as follows:
- Namma Red
- Brazen Black
- Grace White
- Azure Blue
As part of its introductory offering, the Dot One electric scooter is responding to consumer demands by introducing two additional color options: LightX and BrazenX. This move provides customers with the opportunity to choose from a variety of colors, catering to those who seek a personalized touch to their electric ride. The deliveries will initiate in Bangalore and will be expanded to other cities in a phased manner, ensuring that the rollout is systematic and reaches a broader audience over time.
The Dot One electric scooter comes equipped with a range of safety features, including CBS (Combined Braking System), which enhances braking efficiency with the support of disc brakes. This ensures a safer and more controlled riding experience. Adding to its modern appeal, the scooter features a user-friendly touchscreen instrument cluster. This advanced instrument panel not only provides essential riding information but also offers diverse functionality for an enriched user experience. Moreover, seamless app connectivity is integrated, enhancing the overall riding experience by allowing users to stay connected and access additional features conveniently. The vehicle has four driving modes which are : Eco, Ride, Dash, Sonic.
With the introduction of the Simple Dot One electric scooter, Simple Energy is once again making headlines. However, there’s speculation about whether this move is an attempt to divert attention from the challenges faced by the Simple One in meeting its current commitments. Customers of the Simple One are expressing dissatisfaction, noting delays in the deliveries of the electric scooter launched in 2021. The hope remains that Simple Energy can enhance its performance this time, particularly in terms of timely deliveries. The true test lies in whether the Dot One will live up to its promises or simply serve as a distraction from the hurdles faced by its predecessor. Time will be the ultimate judge of the company’s commitment to improving its offerings and meeting customer expectations.