Electric vehicles are gaining popularity in India and around the world. Both New and existing vehicle manufacturers are exploring this space and the Ola Electric is one such manufacturer. Ola Electric launched their first ever electric scooter in Indian market last month and now they have officially started the sale of the same. Ola Electric launched two versions S1 and S1 Pro electric scooters and currently the sale of S1 electric scooters have officially started. The price for Ola electric S1 starts at Rs 99,999 and the S1 Pro is priced at Rs 1.29 lakh, ex-showroom. The price is including FAME II subsidies and excluding the state subsidies.
The S1 variant which has now gone on sale is the base variant. It is powered by a 2.98 kWh battery pack which powers a Hyperdrive motor. The electric motor generates 11 Bhp and 58 Nm of peak torque. The Ola Electric’s S1 scooter has a maximum driving range of 121 kms. The battery can be recharged to 100 percent in 4 hours and 48 mins using a regular AC charger. The scooter supports fast charging as well and it can get charge sufficient for 75 kms in just 18 minutes using a fast charger.
Ola Electric has informed that the deliveries for the S1 electric scooter from October. If you are interested in buying an Ola electric scooter, the whole process is online. Even if you are planning to buy the scooter on finance, the option for the same is available online. The brand has partnered with multiple banks and institutions to offer financing options. The EMI options for the Ola electric scooter start at as low as Rs 2,999.
If you are a person who has already paid the booking amount, then you can log onto the website of Ola electric and select the variant you want to buy. You can make fresh bookings on website by paying Rs 499 as a token amount. After finalising the variant, you can choose the colour in which you want your scooter. There are 10 colour options available for the Ola scooter. Next is the payment part and once that is done, Ola will provide you with a delivery date after all the formalities are cleared.
The brand will update the customer regarding the waiting period on the scooter after their purchase. Ola Electric has also informed that the test rides for the scooters will start from next month onwards. Ola Electric scooter will come with a variety of features. One of them is the 7 inch touchscreen display. The screen will show all the important information about the scooter along with navigation. The scooter supports 4G connectivity and supports features like YouTube, calling and many other features.
The scooter can also diagnose itself and send reports to service center and owner in case some issue comes up. Ola is also offering keyless ignition and find my scooter feature with the scooter. Ola electric quickly became popular among customers in a short span of time. The Ola Electric scooter had quickly breached 1 lakh pre-booking mark after they had opened bookings last month.