Simple One Electric Scooter Launched In India At Rs 1.09 Lakh: 236km Range, Fast Charging & More

Simple Energy launches the Simple One electric scooter at Rs 1.09 lakh, ex-showroom (starting price). The scooter is available in a single variant and 4 colour schemes. Bookings for the scooter are underway for a token amount of Rs 1,947 with deliveries said to begin soon.

Colour Options

  • Namma Red
  • Grace White
  • Azure Blue
  • Brazen Black

Simple One Electric Scooter Design

The highlight of the scooter has to be the winglets. Simple One looks apart with its sharp profile and triangular LED DRLs placed on top and the main headlamps at the centre of the front apron. The LED headlamps have been placed at the top flaked on either side by the turn-signal indicators.

Other features:

  • LED tail-lamp
  • Single-piece seat
  • Flat floorboard
  • 30-litres under-seat storage
  • Alloy wheels
  • Rear grab rails
  • Contoured rear-view mirrors

Simple One Scooter Specs, Range & Charging

The scooter is powered by a 4.5KW electric motor paired with a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery. The scooter comes with two battery packs fixed and removable with rear wheels driven by a chain drive.

  • Electric motor: 4.5KW
  • Battery capacity: 4.8kWh
  • Torque: 72Nm
  • Range: 203km in Eco mode
  • Range: 236km in IDC
  • Drive: Chain drive
  • 0 to 40kmph: 2.9 seconds
  • Top speed: 105kmph
  • Charging: 75 minutes (portable battery)
  • Charging: 150 minutes (fixed battery)

The company will also be offering the fast charging technology called Simple Loop. The Simple Loop has the capacity to charge up to 2.5km in a span of 60 seconds. The fast charger will be deployed in PAN India at over 300 locations in the upcoming months. The Simple Loop is also offered as home charging.

Simple One Scooter Features & Technology

The Simple One uses a 7-inch touchscreen instrument cluster with 1024x600 pixels and is 4G and Bluetooth enabled for connected technology. The company is also providing a mobile application that features a host of features. These include

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

  • Geofencing
  • Music control
  • SOS message
  • Remote telemetry
  • Vehicle tracking
  • Document storage
  • Find my bike
  • Preventive maintenance

Simple One Electric Scooter Dimensions

The scooter uses a lightweight tubular frame.

Suspension:
Front: Telescopic unit
Rear: Mono-shock

Brakes
Front: 200mm disc
Rear: 190mm disc

Wheels & Tyres
Front: 12-inch (100/80)
Rear: 12-inch (110/80)

Simple One Scooter Sales & Manufacturing

According to the company, they aim to sell the electric scooter in 176 cities within one year. The company has also announced that the scooter is built in India from the scratch. Simple Energy's R&D centre and manufacturing facility are located in Bangalore. The production facility in Whitefield, Bangalore will start to function with a maximum production capacity of 1 million units annually. The state-of-the-art facility will also be used to produce further products in the brand's pipeline.

Thoughts About The Simple One Electric Scooter Launched In India

Simple Energy has finally launched the Simple One electric scooter which is claimed to be the world's highest range provided by a manufacturer. The scooter also packs performance and a ton of technology. The Simple One rivals the Ola S1, Ola S1 Pro, Ather 450X, Bajaj Chetak and the TVS iQube.

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Article Published On: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 17:05 [IST]
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