Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

Dwaipayan Roy
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Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities
Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

05 Nov 2020: Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

Ather Energy will launch its flagship 450X electric scooter in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Pune on November 7. The deliveries will commence by the month-end.

The company has also announced that it will set up about 10-15 Ather Grid points (public charging stations) in each city prior to deliveries.

Here's our roundup.

Design: Ather 450X: At a glance

The Ather 450X sits on an aluminum cast frame and features a headlamp-mounted apron, a flat-type seat, a blacked-out grab rail, an all-LED lighting setup, 22-liter under-seat storage, and alloy wheels.

The scooter houses a Bluetooth-enabled 7-inch touchscreen TFT console that offers support for navigation, OTA updates, and smartphone connectivity.

It will be up for grabs in three color choices: White, Grey, and Green.

Fact: Power and performance

The Ather 450X packs a 6kW electric motor that is powered by a 2.9kWh Lithium-ion battery. The powertrain generates around 8hp/26Nm. The e-scooter promises a range of 85km in Eco mode and can be charged up to 80% in an hour using a fast charger.

Safety: What about safety and suspension setup?

The Ather 450X is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels. It also gets a combined braking system, a regenerative braking system, and reverse parking assist feature.

The suspension duties on the electric scooter are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.

Fact: How much does it cost?

The Ather 450X carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 99,000 and goes up to Rs. 1.59 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom), depending on the ownership model and service subscription pack you opt for.