Electric bikes are the future of two-wheeler bikes in the country. The soaring fuel prices and the decreasing e-bike prices are pushing things in favour of electric energy. In the long run, the running cost of electric bikes cannot be matched even by the highest mileage bike running on fossil fuel.
The Auto Expos offer a sneak peek at what to expect from automakers in the future. The 2021 Expo indicated that the future is all-electric. The race to develop the best e-bike 2021, which offers adequate speed, long-range and quick charging time, continues.
However, the choices in electric bikes are still limited. To give you more options, bikemakers are introducing new electric bikes in India this year. Take a look:
The new Okinawa Cruiser is said to offer an impressive range of 120km on a full charge, courtesy of its 4kWh battery pack. Its 3kW motor propels this electric cruiser to a splendid top speed of 100kmph. As for the charging time, it’ll take approximately 2-3 hours to max out the battery, thanks to the fast charging.
It also features a semi-digital instrument cluster with features like mobile phone charging, an anti-theft alarm, keyless operation, find-my-scooter function, and cruise control. The e-bikerolls on 14-inch alloy wheels, which have disc brakes at both ends.
Hero Electric AE-29
The Hero AE-29 is fuelled by a 1kW motor, with a 3.5kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which can be fully charged in 4 hours. Combining all power-related specs translates to an impressive range of 80kms
In the feature department, it comes with a LED headlamp, digital instrument console, anti-theft alarm, Bluetooth connectivity, and more. Suspension is taken care of by twin gas-charged shock absorbers at the rear and telescopic forks up front. As for the anchorage, you get drum brakes at both ends, accompanied by CBS (Combined Braking System).
The price may seem to be on the higher side, but you can always go for a loan to buy the AE-49. Before applying, compare the two wheeler loan interest rates offered by various lenders to ensure you get the best deal.
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Ola S1 is currently one of the most anticipatedelectric bikes in India. The electric bike is powered by an IPM motor rated for a continuous power of 5.5kW and a peak power of 8.5kW. Plus, the motor is paired with paired to a 2.98kWh (S1) battery pack, capable of a claimed range of 121 km. The S1 maxes out at an impressive 90kmph, and the battery pack takes approximately 4hrs 48 minutes to charge. For braking, the S1 has been equipped with a 220mm disc at the rear and 280mm disc at the front, both aided by a combined braking system (CBS).
Another much-awaited launch in the electric bike segment is Tata’s Electric Bike -the Tork T6X. This machine is built around a trellis frame, and is propelled by a brushless 6kW motor, which can dish out an impressive 27Nm of torque.
On a full charge, this Tata bike can cover 100 kilometres. Its Lithium-ion battery can be charged to 80 percent in just 60 minutes. Moreover, The T6X gets a 220mm disc brake in the rear and a 267mm disc brake at the front. It rolls on 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres.
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Tata Capital supports green energy. If you wish to buy any of these electric vehicles, you can apply for a two-wheeler loan with Tata Capital. Check your approximate monthly instalments from the two-wheeler loan EMI calculator on the website.