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Few vehicles come close to the convenience of a gearless scooter, especially on busy urban roads in the country. There is no need to hold on to the clutch or change gears. Just accelerate and cruise through the traffic. Scooters also have decent storage units making them popular among daily commuters.
But like other automobile segments, the two-wheeler market is also seeing a demand for clean transport. In fact, e-scooter manufacturers have sold more than 3 lakh units from April to October 2022. The latest e-scooter to enter the Indian two-wheeler market is Hero MotoCorp’s Vida V1 Pro.
If you are looking for a detailed overview of Hero Vida V1 Pro, you are at the right place. Read further to learn about the Vida V1 Pro’s price, range, specs, and more.
Hero launched its much-anticipated e-scooter on 7 October 2022. The e-scooter is available in two models:
The Plus model is the base variant, while the Pro model is the top-end model.
At the front, the Vida V1 Pro electric scooter gets LED headlamps and LED DDRLs. Similarly, the rear end gets two-LED strips for the taillight, creating an intertwined pattern. The e-scooter resembles any contemporary petrol scooter, but design elements, curves, edges, accents and an exposed handlebar give it a distinct e-scooter look.
Hero MotoCorp has gone with a pastel colour scheme that compliments the design of the e-scooters really well. The e-scooter is available in three colours:
The two variants are very similar and have the same body, design, colours and features. But, the Hero Vida V1 Pro gets a bigger battery and slightly faster acceleration than the base model, making it the better version for many riders.
Hero has priced its e-scooter competitively, offering the Vida V1 Pro at Rs 1.59 lakhs (ex-showroom). While the base model, i.e., The V1 Plus, is priced at Rs 1.45 lakhs. See the table below for detailed pricing.
See the table below for the detailed breakdown of Hero Vida V1 Scooter’s Price
|Hero Vida V1 Price (ex-showroom)||Rs 1,59,000|
|Regional Transport Office||Rs 1,500|
|Hero Vida V1 Pro on-road price||Rs 1,67,247.|
After adding insurance, the Hero Vida V1 Pro on-road price comes to Rs 1.67 lakhs. It is important to note that the above on-road pricing is based on Delhi’s insurance and RTO expenses. Depending on your city, the on-road price may vary. Besides, the Plus variant costs around Rs 1.49 lakhs.
Hero Vida V1 Pro electric scooter is a modern two-wheeler with loads of unique features that make driving fun and convenient. There is no analogue instrument cluster. Instead, you get a 7-inch TFT touchscreen with decent brightness, even for a sunny day. The display has Bluetooth, 4G and Wi-fi connectivity to connect smartphones and enable features like geofencing, remote start, turn-by-turn navigation, and more.
But most of these features are available on competitor e-scooter as well. Here are some exciting features that make Vida V1 Pro a unique e-scooter:
With Hero Vida V1 Pro electric scooter, you get two battery packs. So, you can equip one battery to the scooter and store the second for when the first battery drains.
The storage compartment below the seat is modular and split into two sections. The rear section provides ample storage for a helmet and other small items. The section at the front is for storing the additional battery pack and some small items like a smartphone and a few documents.
The Vida V1 Pro has safety features like an anti-theft alarm, a dedicated SOS button, and a Find-My-Device. You also get reverse assist, vehicle diagnostics, and follow-me headlamps. All electronics are waterproof with an IP65 rating. The e-scooter also gets turn indicators at the front to make your turns safer.
Hero MotoCorp has equipped Vida V1 Pro with some of the segment’s most amazing motors and batteries. The battery and the motor are waterproof, making these new e-scooters all-weather two-wheeler.
See the table below for detailed specifications, including Hero Vida V1 Pro’s range, top speed, charge time, and more.
|Hero Vida V1 Specifications|
|Dimensions||Length: 1,861 mmWidth: 710 mmHeight: 1,164 mmWheelbase: 1,301 mm|
|Motor||6 kW electric motor|
|Motor IP rating||IP68|
|Battery pack||2 swappable lithium-ion batteries|
|Battery capacity||3.9 kW|
|Battery IP rating||IP67|
|Charging time||5 hours 55 minutes|
|Acceleration||The Vida V1 Pro cruises from 0 to 40 km/h in 3.2 seconds|
|Hero Vida V1 Pro top speed||80 km/h|
|Hero Vida V1 Pro range||The V1 Pro can travel up to 165 km on a single charge (This range is based on tests and not real-life conditions so your Hero Vida V1 Pro’s range may vary depending on your ride style, traffic, and road condition)|
|Brakes||The e-scooter has disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear|
|Suspensions||Telescopic fork at the front and single rear shock absorber|
|Wheel Type||12-inch alloy wheels|
|Tyres||90/90 section tubeless tyre at the front and 100/80 section tubeless at rear|
So, should you buy the Hero Vida V1?
If your daily commute is within the Hero Vida V1 Pro’s range and you want a faster e-scooter, The V1 Pro is a perfect fit for you. It is also perfect for daily commuters like office and college goers. If you live in Bengaluru, Delhi or Jaipur, you can book the e-scooter on Hero MotoCorp’s website for Rs 2,499. Deliveries will begin in the second week of December.
The Hero Vida V1 Pro carries a higher sticker price than most petrol vehicles. But in the long term, it will save you the money you would otherwise spend on fuel and maintenance. So, do not delay your purchase and finance your brand-new Hero Vida V1 with Tata Capital’s two-wheeler loan.
At Tata Capital, we offer two-wheeler loans of up to Rs 2.85 lakhs and finance up to 100% of your new vehicle’s cost. You can easily repay your loan with tenures of up to 60 months and the lowest interest rates. Visit the Tata Capital website to know more.
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