Bajaj Auto has now officially launched the Bajaj Chetak full-EV electric scooter in India. It will be on-sale in 2 variantsc-Urbane and Premium priced at Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.
The Chetak EV scooter will be initially sold in Pune and Bangalore. Bookings for the same will open on the company’s website from today. The booking can be made online making a payment of Rs 2,000.
The Urbane version comes in 2 solid colors (White and Citrus Rush), with a front drum brake. Spending Rs. 15,000/- more, the Premium version is available with 4 metallic colors (Hazelnut, Black, Red and Blue), a dark/light tan seat, metallic-coloured wheels, satin silver bezels and a disc brake at the front.
The Chetak e-scooter is powered by an electric motor of 4.1 kW coupled with automatic transmission. The engine is powered by a 3 KwH (48V, 60.3 AH) lithium-ion battery which in Eco Mode has a claimed 95 km range on a single charge. It produces around 6BHP of power and 16 Nm of torque.
The range drops to 85 km in Sport mode. Bajaj claims the battery can be recharged within 5 hours to 100 per cent of its capacity. The battery can be charged up to 25 per cent of its capacity within 1 hour.
Bajaj Auto offers a battery pack warranty of 3 years / 50,000 km.
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