After Bajaj, TVS Motor has now entered the electric two-wheeler market. TVS launched the e-scooter on Saturday in Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka. This scooter will hit Bajaj’s electric scooter Chetak. Let us know that on January 14, Bajaj Auto launched the electric version of its popular “Chetak” scooter.
This e-scooter TVS iCube Electric has a 4.4 kV electric motor. It can run at a speed of 78 km. At the same time, once fully charged, it can be taken up to 75 km. This scooter can hold a speed of zero to 40 km in 4.2 seconds. This model has TVS SmartXonnect platform, which has many features like geo-fencing, remote battery charge navigation etc.
If we talk about the price, it can be purchased in Karnataka for Rs 1.15 lakh. It will be sold first in Bengaluru. After this, it will also be sold in other cities of the country. The company says that it will produce only 1000 units every month. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan were present during the launch of the TVS e-scooter.
Bajaj Chetak will be hit!
In the Indian market, it is expected to compete mainly with Bajaj Chetak Electric. If we talk about Bajaj Auto’s Chetak scooter, it will be available in two variants – Eco and Sport mode. The company will offer a range of 95 km in Eco mode while in Sport mode this scooter will give a range of 85 km. Integrated braking system will be available in terms of safety. It will have a large digital instrument panel that will also support Bluetooth connectivity for smartphones and turn-by-turn navigation. The starting price of this scooter is Rs 1 lakh.
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