Ather 450 is an electric scooter from the Bangalore-based startup in the Indian market. The Ather 450 provides futuristic styling consisting of sharp yet clean body panels with minimalistic styling.
The Ather 450 is available in a single white paint scheme, which further adds to the minimalistic and clean look of the electric scooter. The Ather 450 comes with full-LED headlamps, set flush at the centre of the front apron. The turn indicators are mounted on top, closer to the handlebars. The 450 also comes with contrasting black accents at the front, which adds to the sporty character of the scooter while maintaining the simplistic design.
The side profile of the Ather 450 continues with the simple yet sporty look of the scooter. The side skirts come with a sharp panel, which ends at the footpegs for pillion rider. There is also a hint of the green trellis frame below the rider’s seat, as well as on the badging on the side panel. The small yet noticeable detail adds to the overall look of the electric scooter. The rear profile is simple with just the LED tail lights.
The Ather 450 is powered by 2.4kWh lithium-ion battery producing 5.4kW of power and 20.5Nm of torque. Ather claims a top-speed of 80km/h on the 450 with a 0 - 40km/h time of 3.9 seconds. The batteries on the Ather 450 takes over 2 hours to charge from 0 - 80 percent. It also gets fast-charging, which charges the batteries at the rate of 1km/min.
In terms of riding, the Ather 450 is an absolute pleasure to ride. It offers instant instant torque off-the-line. Its lightweight offers excellent levels of maneuverability in city traffic, allowing the rider to easily flick the scooter around.
The seating position is upright, although not too comfortable. Even the suspension set up is a bit firm, noticeably tuned for sportiness rather than comfort. However, it isn’t too much to complain about. Braking on the Ather 450 is one of the best in the business, which easily brings the scooter to halt from any speeds.
Ather claims that the batteries on the 450 charge up to 80 percent in under 3 hours, while a full charge takes around 4 hours. The battery offers a claimed range of 60km on a single charge in sport mode. The Eco mode, however, further extends this range by an additional 15km.
The Ather 450 rides on 12-inch tyres at both the front and rear. The suspension setup on the 450 is through telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock at the rear. Braking is handled by a 200mm and 190mm disc at the front and rear, respectively.
The Ather 450 is a premium electric scooter in the Indian market. To justify its high pricing, Ather has packed the electric scooter with a bunch of features and equipment. Some of the features on the 450 include a 7-inch touchscreen instrument console, bluetooth connectivity, over-the-air-software updates, reverse mode and a large boot space with LED lamp and USB phone charging.
The Ather 450 is a premium electric scooter in the Indian market, with no direct rivals. The scooter is lightweight, offers a simple and clean design and offers great performance.
The Ather 450 doesn&rsquo;t have any direct rivals, but takes on the likes of the Okinawa Praise in the electric scooter segment.
Yes, the Ather 450 does come with a number of leasing options to choose from.
Ather 450 comes with a number of service and AMC packages, which helps customers with the maintenance of the scooter.
Currently Ather is available only in Bangalore, however, they are planning to expand to Chennai, Pune and other cities by this year-end.
Ather has setup charging stations in various places around the city, which allow customers to charge their scooters.
The Ather app, showcases all the charging stations available in the location.
|Calliper Type||Front - 3 Piston, Rear - Single Piston Calliper|
|Front Brake Size||200 mm|
|Front Brake Type||Disc|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Forks|
|Front Tyre Size||90/90-12 Tubeless|
|Front Wheel Size||12 inch|
|Rear Brake Size||190 mm|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc|
|Rear Suspension||Symmetrically Mounted Progressive Mono-shock|
|Rear Tyre Size||90/90-12 Tubeless|
|Rear Wheel Size||12 inch|
|Chassis Type||Precision Machined Hybrid Chassis|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Kerb Weight||111 kg|
|Overall Height||1,250 mm|
|Overall Length||1,800 mm|
|Overall Width||700 mm|
|Seat Height||765 mm|
|Battery warranty||3 Year|
|Motor warranty||3 Year|
|Battery capacity||2.71 kWh|
|Battery charging time||5.25 Hrs|
|Fast charging time||--|
|Max Power||5,400 W|
|Max Torque||20.5 Nm|
|Motor type||BLDC Motor|
|Rated Power||3300 W|
|Riding Range||55-75 Km|
|Top Speed||80 Kmph|
|Additional features||Ride modes, Perfect Balance, Interactive Dashboard, On-board Navigation, 24x7 Road-side assistance, Doorstep pick up & drop service, Remote diagnostics, Ather Dot - Home Charging Point, 1st year A|
|Anti theft system||--|
|Brake/Tail Light||LED Taillamp|
|Central locking system||Yes|
|DRLs (Daytime running lights)||Yes|
|Front storage box||--|
|GPS & Navigation||Yes|
|Headlight Bulb Type||--|
|Headlight Type||LED Headlamp|
|Low Battery Indicator||Yes|
|Mobile App Connectivity||Yes|
|No. of Tripmeters||--|
|Start Type||Electric Start|
|Touch screen display||Yes|
|Under seat storage||--|
|USB charging port||--|