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