One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

British EV maker One-Moto recently made its entry into the budding yet highly competitive Indian EV market with two products.

Now, One-Moto has launched the Electa electric scooter in India and it is the third electric vehicle from the British marque to make its way into the country.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

Speaking about the One-Moto Electa, it is a high-speed premium electric scooter and it is powered by a 45 Ah lithium-ion battery pack and a reasonably powerful 5.36bhp DC hub motor, which is more than adequate for city runabouts.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

According to One-Moto, the One-Moto Electa can reach a top speed of 100kmph and do 150kms on a single charge. This is a remarkable achievement for a company that entered the Indian EV segment just a month ago.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

Apart from that, the British company claims that the One-Moto Electa can charge from 0 per cent to 100 per cent in just 4 hours.

Moreover, the One-Moto comes with a removable battery pack for added convenience and could potentially be compatible with battery swapping technology in future as well.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

Speaking on the event, Shubhankar Chaudhry, CEO of One-Moto India, said, "India is welcoming EV adoption, and we are focused on providing quality products to catalyse the same. The idea is to launch high-speed quality premium products, and begin distribution from the key metro cities."

One-Moto is an electric scooter with a Retro theme and the company describes the scooter as a "modern classic". At a glance, one could easily mistake the One-Moto Electa for a Vespa scooter, thanks to its round headlights and overall retro theme.

One-Moto Launches Electra Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

The One-Moto Electa comes with some modern touches as well such as LED headlamps, LED taillamps, LED turn indicators, geo-fencing, Bluetooth connectivity, IoT, maintenance alerts and many more.

From the pictures released by One-Moto, the Electa electric scooter even features front and rear disc brakes. However, the company has not revealed any specifications regarding the brakes.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

However, the company has opted to use an analogue instrument console instead of a more modern digital unit.

According to the British brand, the deliveries for the One-Moto Electa will commence from February 2022 onwards. The brand also revealed the prices and the One-Moto Electa costs Rs 1.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

"We don't just want to serve Indian customers with our scooters but give them the complete end-to-end experience they have been getting while running ICE engine vehicles. We aim at tightening our foothold in the hot markets in the country including - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Delhi-NCR, Haryana and Punjab in the next six months. On the basis of the response, and local government policies only we will enter the new financial year," He further added.

One-Moto Launches Electa Electric Scooter In India: Company Claims 100kmph Top Speed And 150 Kms Range

Thoughts About One-Moto Electa

The One-Moto Electa comes with a solid 100kmph top speed and 150kms of claimed range. While these figures can attract any potential EV buyer in the country, at 1.99 lakhs (ex-showroom) the One-Moto Electa is priced way beyond the affordability spectrum of most Indian consumers

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Article Published On: Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 13:39 [IST]
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