Electric vehicle manufacturer Ola on Sunday revealed its much-awaited S1 and S1 Pro electric scooter models, which while offering a lower price from its rivals Ather Energy, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motors, still promises greater range and higher performance.Ola Electric has launched its first-ever electric scooter S1 and S1 Pro at ₹99,999 and ₹129,999 respectively on Sunday with Claimed range of up to 181km, 8.5kW (peak power)motor and will have Two variants – S1 and S1 Pro.Ola Electric has launched its S1 and S1 Pro electric bikes at Rs 99,999 and Rs 1,29,999, individually including FAME II subsidy.
Ola S1, S1 Pro: specifications and range
The Ola Electric S1 and S1 Pro have an impressive claimed range of 121km and 181km, respectively. Both scooters get fixed batteries, with the S1 getting a 2.98kWh unit and the S1 Pro getting a 3.97kWh battery. Powering the Ola Electric scooter is what the company calls a ‘Hyperdrive motor’, which produces a pinnacle power output of 8.5kW. The S1 has a claimed top speed of 90kph, while the S1 Pro will max out at 115kph. Ola is also claiming the best in class 0-40kph acceleration time of 3 sec (S1 Pro) and a 0-60kph time of 5 sec (S1 Pro), which is comfortably higher than any scooter on sale in India today. Both scooters have an impressive torque figure.While the S1 Pro benefits from an additional riding mode called Hyper, which will likely be the one in which it hits its top speed of 115kph.
Ola S1, S1 Pro: features and technology
The Ola Electric scooter features a large TFT display that shows a host of information, including navigation. Another feature is the read-out that lets you see how much CO2 you’ve avoided. Like other scooters in the segment, this one gets a reverse mode as well. In addition to that, it has a proximity unlock that starts up the scooter as you approach it. The scooter can be used in silent mode or emit a sound that is customisable. The S1 Pro variant gets a hill hold function, cruise control and voice assistant functions; these aren’t available on the S1. While both, the S1 and S1 Pro, get all-LED lighting, the former is limited to just five body colours, with the Pro getting 10 options.
Ola S1, S1 Pro: charge time
The S1 and S1 Pro come with a portable home charger that can fully charge the scooters in a claimed 4.48 hours and 6.30 hours, respectively. The company has plans to develop an Ola Hypercharger network, which it claims will be “the world’s largest, densest, fastest charging network with 1 lakh locations across 400 cities.”
The e-scooter comes in four colour options – Red, White, Black and Blue.Ola electric scooter comes with a host of features including 7-inch touch screen display, built-in speakers, long-range, and much more. The ordering process of Ola electric bikes has already started a month back .The Ola Electric bike will be delivered directly to the customer.The electric scooter will be built at the EV maker’s plant at Hosur, Tamil Nadu.It will have annual production capacity of 10 million units. It is from here that Ola looks to establish and expand its control over the fast increasing electric scooter space in the country.