The company also plans to set up 1 lakh charging stations in 400 cities, including several hyper charging stations, which will be set up in major metro cities.
Ola will launch the scooter in three variants depending on the needs of the customers. The first variant will be basic and will have a 2kW motor. The top speed of the basic variant will be 45kmph. The second will be the mid variant and will have a 4kW motor. The top speed of the middle variant will be 70kmph. The last variant with the top-end variant. With the 7kW motor, the top-end variant will have a top speed of 95kmph.
Ola claims a maximum riding range of 240 kms; However, this limit is achieved only if the speed is of 20 kmph. Practically speaking, the Ola electric scooter can achieve a range of 130-150 kms in real life conditions.
3) Charging Time
Charging the Ola electric scooter from the charging station will take about two and a half hours to fully charge from zero. At Hyper Charging Station, the battery can be charged up to 50% in just 18 minutes. Using a regular plug at home, the scooter will take five and a half hours to fully charge. When fully charged, the owner will get a notification on an app.
4) Other Features
The scooter comes with a 7-inch touchscreen display. The screen will display important information about the scooter and GPS navigation. Apart from this, the scooter comes with 4G connectivity and will support features like YouTube, calling etc. Also, in case of an anomaly, the scooter will diagnose and send a report to the owner as well as the service center. It comes with keyless ignition as well as ‘Find My Scooter’ feature.
The price range of the Ola electric scooter is expected to be between Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.2 lakh, without cutting through state wise EV policies and FAME 2 policy. With combined policies, one can avail a discount of up to Rs.35,000. Ola is accepting bookings for Rs 499.