Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Here Are All Details

The Ampere Magnus 60 lead-acid variant has been discontinued from the Indian market. The company has replaced the scooter with a new and better-equipped Lithium-Ion model of the electric scooter, called the Ampere Magnus Pro.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

The Magnus 60 was one of the company's low-speed electric scooters and It retailed at a starting price of Rs 44,699 (ex-showroom). The Magnus 60 electric scooter came equipped with a 60Volt 20Ah lead-acid battery pack.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

It took the scooter between 8 to 10 hours for a full charge from a standard wall charger and featured a driving range of around 50 km in a single charge. It could travel a top speed of only 25 km/h. The scooter featured a hub-mounted 250 watt brushless DC motor as well.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

The Magnus 60 could take a max payload of 130kg and featured telescopic forks at the front and twin-shock at the rear. Braking on the scooter was done via drum brakes at both ends. It was also offered with alloy wheels shod with tubeless tyres.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

Replacing the Magnus 60 is the new Ampere Magnus Pro electric scooter. The company recently launched the electric scooter and retails at a starting price of Rs 73,990*. It also becomes the company's flagship offering.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

The new scooter comes packed with a host of new features over its predecessor. This includes LED headlamps, fully-digital instrument console, beige seat upholstery, and increased legroom; among others. It also features a detachable battery pack and an anti-theft alarm system as well.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

The Magnus Pro features a 60V, 30Ah lithium-ion battery pack paired to a 1.2kW electric motor. The company claims the new electric scooter is capable of a maximum driving range of 80km on a single charge. It can also reach a top speed of 55km/h.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

The electric scooter comes equipped with a 60V charger, that takes between 5 to 6 hours to charge from 0 to 100 per cent. The scooter can take a maximum payload of 150kg and weighs around 82kgs — here are the complete details.

Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India: Details

Thoughts About The Ampere Magnus 60 Electric Scooter Discontinued In India

Ampere recently announced that it has opened 10 new dealerships after the lockdown. It has achieved a new sales milestone of 60,000 electric scooters sold since the company's inception. We expect the company is looking to offer a product that will feature better practicality as compared to its lead-acid battery scooters.

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Article Published On: Friday, June 26, 2020, 20:07 [IST]
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