Ather Energy, India’s leading electric scooter manufacturer, today announced the 450S, a new variant that will bring much desired performance-centric EV mobility to more commuters in the country. The 450S will be powered by a 3 kWh battery pack and is expected to have an IDC (Indian Driving Conditions) range of 115 km and a top speed of 90 km/h.
The new 450S will continue to offer the segment’s best technology and performance, that Ather is known for amongst the scooter enthusiasts. With a starting price of INR 129,999 (exclusive of state subsidy), the 450S is within the reach of Indian commuters, who are now buying 125-cc performance ICE scooters but are keen to switch to much smarter and better performing Ather scooters.
Tarun Mehta, Co-Founder & CEO, Ather Energy, said, “The 450 platform has been immensely successful for us, and we wanted to make it available to a wider set of buyers. The 450S will be our new entry-level variant for those looking to enter the electric segment but are seeking the quality and assurance that Ather scooters provide. Within the category, the 450S will break new grounds and will offer first-of-its-kind tech features in the performance scooter segment, raising the bar in terms of riding pleasure and safety while still delivering on performance”