Ola S1 Electric Scooter Launched In India At Rs 99,999: 2 Variants, 181km Range, Fast Charging

Ola S1 Electric launches the Series S electric scooter range at Rs 99,999, ex-showroom (starting price). The scooter is available in two variants and 10 colour schemes. Scooter can be purchased from September 8, 2021, with deliveries said to begin in October 2021 and will be started in 1000 cities.

Variants & Pricing

Other Cities
S1: Rs 99,999
S1 Pro: Rs 1.29 lakh

Delhi
S1: Rs 85,099
S1 Pro: Rs 1.10 lakh

Gujarat
S1: Rs 79,999
S1 Pro: Rs 1.09 lakh

Maharastra
S1: Rs 94,999
S1 Pro: Rs 1.24 lakh

Rajasthan
S1: Rs 89,968
S1 Pro: Rs 1.19 lakh

The company is also offering finance schemes with attractive EMI schemes starting from Rs 2,999/month.

All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India)

Ola Electric Scooter Design

Ola has given the electric scooter a simple-looking front apron with the OLA badge in the middle. The only other distinctive feature on the front of the scooter is the headlamps cluster that features twin-pod LED setup surrounded by LED DRLs. Ola S1 is offered in 5 colour options while the S1 Pro is offered in 10 colours from the company.

Other features:

  • Horizontally-mounted LED tail lamps
  • LED turn indicators
  • Rear foot-rest integrated into the bodywork
  • Contoured seats
  • Alloy wheels
  • 36-litre under-seat storage
  • Rear grab rails
  • Front storage pockets
  • Luggage hook
  • Rubber-lined front footwell

Ola Electric Scooter Specs, Range & Charging

The electric scooter is powered by an 8.5 KW electric motor paired with a 3.92 kWh Li-ion battery pack, which is not removable. This combination provides a maximum claimed riding range of 181 kilometres.

S1

  • 0 to 40kmph in 3.6 seconds
  • 0 to 60kmph in 7 seconds
  • Top speed: 90kmph
  • Ride modes: Normal, Sports
  • Fast Charging: 75km in 18 minutes
  • Battery capacity: 2.98kWh
  • Range: 121km

S1 Pro

  • 0 to 40kmph in 3 seconds
  • 0 to 60kmph in 7 seconds
  • Top speed: 115kmph
  • Ride modes: Normal, Sports, Hyper
  • Fast Charging: 75km in 18 minutes
  • Battery capacity: 3.97kWh
  • Range: 181km

Both scooters are offered 750W on-board charger. The onboard charger takes 7 hours for a complete charge. The company also claims that a 0 to 100 per cent charge for the electric scooter would take around 60 minutes. However, 18 minutes of charging will juice the battery to 50 per cent and provides a range of around 75km.

Ola has also announced the Hypercharger Network. In the first year, the company aims to set up over 100,000 charging points across 400 cities. The project will start with 5,000 charge points across 100 cities.

Ola Electric Scooter Features & Technology

Regarding the technology, the upcoming electric scooter is expected to feature connected smart mobility. The integration could use a large 7-inch TFT touchscreen and shatterproof screen for the instrument console, which features eSIM internet connectivity.

This will enable the scooter to be paired with a smartphone application offered by the company. With the mobile application, users can monitor the scooter's behaviour, find the nearest charging stations and a lot more.

The scooter also features keyless entry as standard. The S1 also features four various moods for the sound and the instrument cluster graphics of the electric scooter: Bolt, Care, Vintage, Wonder, & Custom.

Additionally, the scooter features onboard navigation, mobile app connectivity and AI voice assistance with inbuilt mics and speaker on the scooter. Users can end and receive calls via onboard mic and speakers.

Ola Electric Scooter Mechanicals & Dimensions

Length: 1,859mm
Width: 712mm
Height: 1,160mm
Wheelbase: 1,359mm
Seat height: 792mm
Weight S1: 121kg (Kerb)
Weight S1 Pro: 125kg (Kerb)

Suspension:
Front: single fork
Rear: mono-shock

Brakes
Front: 220mm disc
Rear: 180mm disc

Wheels & Tyres
Front: 12-inch (110/70)
Rear: 12-inch (110/70)

Ola Electric Scooter Pre Bookings, Sales & Manufacturing

Customers who have pre-reserved the scooter can be bought from 8 September. Deliveries of the scooter will start in October 1000 cities. Ola Electric might look to sell the electric scooter without having a physical dealership model. Instead, customers would get home delivery of electric scooters right from the factory. The company will be producing 10 million electric scooters per year at their Gigafactory, which is India's biggest building.

Thoughts About The Ola Electric Scooter Launched In India

Ola has given a cracker of a scooter loaded with best-in-class features and performance. The pricing too is very aggressive. As the company claims, the electric revolution has begun in India.

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Article Published On: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 14:36 [IST]
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