Simple Energy One electric scooter launched at Rs. 1.10 lakh

The Simple Energy One is a direct rival to the Ola electric scooter, Ather 450X, Bajaj Chetak and the TVS iQube.

Simple Energy has launched the One electric scooter priced at Rs. 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom) excluding subsidies.

The Simple Energy One is a direct rival to the recently launched Ola electric scooter, Ather 450X, Bajaj Chetak and the TVS iQube.

The One is a stylish e-scooter just like its rivals. It has an edgier design with a triangular LED headlamp in the front. It comes with a 7.0-inch touchscreen dash that features 4G and Bluetooth connectivity. It offers functions like navigation, music, vehicle tracking and a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).

The One uses a 4.5 kW electric motor that has a torque rating of 72 Nm. It is powered by a removable 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery that is said to offer a maximum range of 203 km in Eco mode. The company claims that the battery can be recharged from 0-80% in 2.75 hours.

The scooter has four riding modes – Eco, Ride, Dash and Sonic. It is said to sprint from 0-40 km/h in 2.95 seconds and has a top speed of 95 km/h or 105 km/h depending on the tyre choice.

Speaking of tyre choice, customers get the option of 90/90-2 or 100/80-12 size tyres. The scooter rides on telescopic suspension at the front and a monoshock at the rear. It weighs just 110 kg (kerb weight).

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