Renowned motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha has launched its first electric scooter Yamaha EC-05, a joint venture between Gogoro- a battery-swapping infra manufacturing company. Yamaha electric scooter is ready to launch in India by this year.
Bengaluru-based ride-sharing startup DRIVEZY is adding Yamaha EC-05 electric scooter to its rental fleet. DRIVEZY is a car and bike rental company based in Bengaluru and the company provides its services in various cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, and Delhi.
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The Yamaha EC-05 is designed by Yamaha and its powertrain and battery have been developed by Gogoro. The electric scooter comes in four colors – LED Blue, Diamond Black, Deep Blue, and Sugar-White.
Yamaha EC-05 Electric Scooter
Price and Launch in India
Drivezy is planning to add 5000 Yamaha electric scooter EC-05 to its vehicle fleet, and it is reported that this electric scooter will only be used for rental services in India and not commercial For sale.
It is expected that the price of this Yamaha EC-06 can be around 1 lakh to 1.20 lakh and the company will soon launch this product for commercial use and in India.
Range and Top Speed
|0 to 50 km/h in 3.9 seconds
The Yamaha EC-05 has a top speed of 90 kmph and accelerates from 0 to 50 km/h in just 3.9 seconds. The scooter has a range of 100 kmph in a single charge.
This electric scooter comes with battery swapping technology which helps keep this scooter away from range anxiety. The company, Drivezy, is planning to build more battery swapping stations in partnership with Gogoro.