TVS iQube Electric Scooter Launched In India; Prices Start At ₹ 1.15 Lakh01/25/2020
TVS Motor Company has forayed in the electric vehicle segment and has launched its first-ever electric offering with the iQube electric scooter. The new TVS iQube Electric Scooter is priced at ₹ 1.15 lakh (on-road, Bangalore) and will be first sold in its home market Bangalore before introducing the model in other cities. The company has installed a production capacity of 1,000 units per month for the new iQube and handed over the first scooter to the customer.
Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company, said, “TVS Motor is driven by Customer Centric Innovation. As India moves ahead, its mobility solutions would increasingly be total experience-led, nowhere is this felt sharper than among the youth of India. Our focus on the ‘Green & Connected’ youth of India, is embodied, in the first of the TVS Electric portfolio. TVS iQube Electric is a blend of an advanced electric drivetrain and the next gen TVS SmartXonnect platform.”
The e-scooter was first showcased as a concept at the 2012 Auto Expo. The new TVS iQube comes with SmartXonnect connected tech, LED DRL with a LED headlamp and taillight. The scooter is powered by an electric motor that develops about 6 bhp and has a top speed of 78 kmph. The scooter promises a range of 75 km on a single charge and can sprint from 0-40 kmph in 4.2 seconds.
The TVS iQube Electric goes up squarely against the Bajaj Chetak.
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