New Delhi:Electric scooter rental startup Bounce announced on Thursday that it has launched its first electric scooter, called the Infinity E1 with battery and charger, priced at INR 68,999 (Delhi Ex-showroom).
The scooter will also be offered with a “Battery as a Service” option and the price will be INR 45,099 (Delhi Ex-Showroom) plus a Battery-as-a-Service subscription, according to a company statement.
Customers can pre-book the scooter by paying a refundable amount of INR 499. Bounce Infinity E1 scooters are FAME-II eligible.
Customers have the choice of acquiring the Bounce Infinity E1 affordably without the battery and instead using Bounce’s battery power grid, he said.
According to the startup, the new scooter is available in five color options: Sporty Red, Sparkle Black, Pearl White, Desat Silver and Comed Gray. Pre-reservations begin today, with deliveries scheduled for March 2022. It will come with a 3-year warranty, up to 50,000 km.
Some features of the scooter include a digital speedometer, 12 liter trunk, geofencing, cruise control, tow alert, dual disc brake set, and more. It delivers a torque of 83 Nm, a top speed of 65 km / h, from 0 to 40 km / h in 8 seconds.
The battery is waterproof – IP 67 with 48V 39 AH. It takes 4 to 5 hours to charge and offers a range of 85 km per charge.
Vivekananda Hallekere, CEO and Co-Founder of Bounce, said: âI strongly believe in the potential of electric vehicles in India. It is with this vision that we launched our internal EV mobility solutions in June 2019. â
âOur advanced ‘Made in India’ scooter will be equipped with improved state-of-the-art equipment and smart features. We are happy to announce that we are the first and only to offer both options – to swap batteries in our network as well as to recharge them at home – for the Infinity E1, âhe said.
Bounce said it has set up a battery swap network through partnerships. âThe ambition is to build the world’s largest and densest battery exchange platform to support India’s transition to clean mobility, and to offer a less expensive exchange facility. ‘a mile for its customers, âBounce added.