With reduced running costs, convenient driving experience, ease of maintenance, and eco-friendly attributes- the all-new TVS iQube electric packs a punch. Here are 5 things you must know about the iQube.
The iQube is equipped with a TFT instrument cluster powered by a ‘next-gen TVS SmartXonnect platform’. This supports smartphone connectivity via the iQube app. Thanks to these two state-of-the-art features, the two-wheeler is loaded with the following and more -navigation assist, remote charge status, geofencing, incoming call alerts, smart statistics, and last park status.
Furthermore, the TVS electric scooter features a USB charging socket and a boot light as well.
This EV isequipped with a 4.4 kW electric motor, powered by three lithium-ion battery packs, and enclosed in a high-strength aluminium extrusion casing. The scooter can generate a decent torque and go from 0-40 in just 4.2 seconds. With a top speed of 78 kph, the iQube’s motor picks up to 40 kph on eco mode.
The scooter also packs a regenerative braking system and a reverse mode called q-parking assist. With credible lenders extending affordable two-wheeler loan interest rates, you can comfortably aid your purchase without digging into your savings.
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The iQube can cover 75 km on a full charge in eco-mode. It comes equipped with a 2.25 kWh lithium-ion battery divided into three packs. These batteries are charged by a 5A home charger, which is installed for free by TVS itself. The iQube takes 5 hours to charge up to 80% and 7 hours for a full charge.
While no option for quick charging is available yet, the bike is soon expected to sport fast-charging capabilities. TVS offers SmartXHome, a home charging unit with an auto-cut off feature that turns off charging when the bike is charged completely to ensure good battery health and no overcharging.
Besides, TVS has set up charging infrastructure for the iQube in Bangalore, which currently houses 10 charging stations.
Cost and availability
The iQube costs Rs. 93,286 – Rs. 1.15 lakhs. It is priced very close to its market competitors, the Bajaj Chetak and Ather 450X. You can book the scooter online via the official website of TVS. Nowadays, you can opt for a zero down payment two-wheeler loan to finance your ride.
With a 4.4 kW motor and a gradeability of 10 degrees, the iQube feels nimble and light. It has a front and rear tire size of 12 inches and a curb weight of 118 kg. With a ground clearance of 150mm, the iQube is equipped with telescopic suspension in the front and a rear hydraulic twin-tube shock absorber.
The iQube is also IP67 water and dust resistant.
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To sum it up
Once you have considered the abovementioned things, take the ride out for a test spin before making the purchase. If you’re looking to buy the TVS iQube, Tata Capital’s bespoke bike loans have your back. We offer competitive interest rates,flexible tenures, and easy EMI plans on our vehicle financing options.
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