Tork Motors has started production of their first electric motorcycle which is called “Kratos”. The electric motorcycle will first be launched in Pune and the customers can soon start to get the deliveries. Tork Motors first showcased the Kratos back in 2016.
It seems like the new electric motorcycle is generating a lot of interest. According to the manufacturer, the Kratos generated 5,000 enquiries and 1,500 test drives during the Alternate Fuel Conclave which was held in Pune between 2nd April and 5th April.
Kapil Shelke, Founder & CEO Tork Motors said, “It’s time for #Thenewrace. We are gearing up to deliver the first set of Bikes to our customers. Today marks a very important day in the journey of Tork Motors. The Kratos R has won the hearts of the customers and I am overwhelmed with the Love, Faith and patience our customers have shown in us. Our current focus is Pune city and the first set of motorcycles will be delivered in April 2022. We will soon start calling our customers and sharing further information. This day will also act as a land mark as today India’s first Electric Motorcycle gets Unleashed on the streets of Pune.”
The Kratos was previously known as T6X earlier. Since 2016, Tork Motors has been into research and development. The manufacturer is marketing the motorcycle as “Make In India”. The launch of the motorcycle should be near now. The customers can already book their electric motorcycle online through Tork’s website.
Tork has developed their own operating system for the Kratos. It is called Tork Intuitive Response Operating System (TIROS). The duty of the operating system will be to continuously analyse and compile the data for every ride and will manage crucial components such as real-time power consumption, power management, and range forecasts. Important information will be shown to the rider through a 4.3-inch TFT screen. There would be connected cloud features on offer too. For instance, geo-fencing, location tracking, anti-theft etc. There would also be on-board navigation on offer. There are two variants of the motorcycle on offer. There is Kratos and Kratos R.
The Kratos will have a 4 kWh Li-Ion battery pack. It will power the Axial flux motor that is capable of producing a max power of 9 kW and peak torque output of 38 Nm. The motor will be connected to a single-speed transmission. There would be three riding modes namely, Eco, City, and Sports. There would also be a dedicated reverse mode that will come in handy while removing your motorcycle from parking.
The top speed of the Kratos R will be 105 kmph and the motorcycle has an IDC claimed riding range of 180 km. You would be able to fully charge the motorcycle in 4 to 5 hours. Using fast charger, you would be to charge the motorcycle up to 80 percent in an hour.
Tork Motors will offer the Kratos R in four colour options. There will be white, black, red and blue. The ex-showroom price of Kratos is Rs. 1.92 lakhs whereas the Kratos R costs Rs. 2.07 lakhs ex-showroom.