TVS Motor Company said on Saturday (January 25) that it has forayed into the electric segment with the launch of an e-scooter, priced at ₹1.15 lakh (on-road in the city).
Equipped with 4.4 kW electric motor, the TVS iQube Electric can achieve a top speed of 78 kmph with a range of 75 kms in one full charge. The scooter can accelerate from 0 to 40 kmph in 4.2 seconds.
The model also comes with TVS SmartXonnect platform which encompasses multiple features such as geo-fencing, remote battery charge navigation, among others.
“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 Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan said.
The electric scooter was launched by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Union Transport Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari, along with Srinivasan.