Electric Vehicles or EV’s have definitely become the talk of the town, and talking of the ongoing mega auto event, EV’s took the center stage without any doubts. Following the support of the government the event was loaded with a number of concept cars, electrics bikes and buses.
Electric Vehicles or EV’s have definitely become the talk of the town, and talking about the ongoing mega auto event, EV’s took the centre stage without any doubts. Following the support of the government, the event was loaded with a number of concept cars, electric bikes and buses.
Have a look at these two-wheelers, you cannot take your eyes off at auto Expo 2018
Twenty Two Motors Flow
The mega Automobile event Auto Expo is all about futuristic cars and bikes with striking designs and features. Taking innovation forward, Startup 22 launched their scooter with a reverse gear. The first of its kind scooter costs Rs. 74,740. Apart from the unique reverse gear, it has many new features. The scooter can be connected to your phone, and can be operated at any point of time, which makes it safe from theft issues. Charging for 5 hours, the scooter can go as far as 80 km which cuts down the cost to 15 paise per km. The scooter will be available in the market by mid-2018.
UM Renegade Thor
For the first time in India, UM Motorcycles launched its electric two-wheeler at the 2018 Auto Expo – this is known as the Renegade Thor. Continue with this true to the Renegade’s DNA, the Thor is regarded as the cruiser, too, albeit an electric one. Priced at Rs 9.9-lakh it is going to be the most expensive electric motorcycle all set to come in the sale from this year.
TVS launched Creon electric scooter. It is TVS’ first step in the electric scooter space. Powering the Creon is a 12kW electric motor that is good enough to propel the Creon from 0-60kmph in 5.1 seconds that is claimed the range of 80km. This can also go to have a fast charging option that tops-up 80 percent of the battery in just an hour.
The Creon partnered with the intel, features Cloud connectivity, three riding modes, regenerative braking, park assist, GPS, geo-fencing, and safety/anti-theft features.
Honda PCX Electric
The 0.98kW electric motor has been developed by Honda in-house and is strictly based on the feedback of the four-wheeler electric vehicle division.
The battery packs used to power the batteries are detachable and the rider can increase the range of the scooter. There is a provision to carry two extra power packs which can be stored under the seat.
Emflux said that the One is the performance equivalent of a middleweight sports bike. This statement is also supporting the claim which is another one – how about a 0-100kph dash in 3sec and a top speed of 200kph. The bike displayed at the Auto Expo is a prototype and the production bike is all set to unveil on 2019, and the deliveries are all set to begin April 2019.
The Emflux One is priced at Rs 6 lakh and is going to available in three variants. The bike also features a 7.0-inch TFT screen that displays real-time diagnostics and GPS. There’s also an HD camera that can record the rides.