Last updated on May 19th, 2023 at 01:49 pm
The growing awareness about air pollution and its effects on the environment has made electric vehicles more and more popular in India. People are increasingly demanding electric scooters with longer range as they search for a sustainable, reliable and clean way to travel. If you are looking for a long-range electric scooter, we have explored the top 5 longest range electric scooters currently available in India in this article. These electric scooters offer a range from 150, 200 to 300 km on a single charge and are sure to provide a seamless and eco-friendly experience, whether you need a quick commute to work or a weekend ride.
Electric Scooters with 200+ km Range 2023
|Gravton Quanta||320km||Rs. 99,000|
|Simple One||236km||Rs. 1,09,999|
|Okaya Faast F3 / F4||120-130km / 140-160km||Rs 99,999 / 1,09,000|
|Ola S1 Pro||170km||Rs. 1,03,827|
|Hero Nyx Hx||165km||Rs. 86,490|
Gravton a Hyderabad-based startup, has recently launched the Gravton Quanta electric moped in India. Designed to promote the concept of “Atmanirbhar Bharat” or self-reliant India. This made-in-India electric scooter boasts a unique set of features and specifications that make it stand out in the electric vehicle market.
At an introductory price of Rs 99,000, the Gravton Quanta is available in three colour options: red, white, and black (limited edition). Bookings are open on the brand’s official website.
One of the highlights of the Gravton Quanta is its impressive range of 320 km, makes it India’s longest-range electric scooter. This range is achieved with an average speed of 25 kmph and 1.8 kWh to 6 kWh lithium-ion battery.
Gravton Quanta is powered by a 3 KW BLDC hub motor that provides a rapid torque of 170 Nm and it is capable of achieving a top speed of 70 kmph. The scooter also features big 17-inch wheels and a lower center of gravity for better stability and maneuverability.
In terms of dimensions and capacity the Gravton Quanta can carry a load of up to 300 kg, making it a great option for cargo delivery or heavy-duty usage. It also features a digital instrument console with speedometer and tripmeter, along with a single-seat type.
When it comes to safety, the Gravton Quanta is equipped with a front disc brake and a rear drum brake along with LED headlights for better visibility in low-light conditions. It also has a gradeability of 26°, ensuring it can climb steep inclines with ease.
This is available in two colour options red and white. The EMI for this electric scooter starts at Rs 3,021 per month for a tenure of 36 months. It makes an affordable option for those looking to buy a long-range electric scooter.
Simple Energy, a Bengaluru-based startup, has launched its flagship electric scooter the Simple One in India. The e-scooter is available at a price of Rs. 1,09,999 (ex-showroom) in Bengaluru which is inclusive of the latest FAME-II subsidies. The company plans to expand operations to over 75 cities in the next 3-7 months with the hope of making the Simple One more affordable thanks to various state subsidies.
The Simple One is a feature-rich offering equipped with all-LED lighting, a massive 30-litre underseat storage, swappable batteries, a combined braking system, fast charging and a 7-inch TFT instrument cluster. The scooter comes with a unique dual battery setup, comprising a fixed battery and a 7kg removable battery pack with a combined capacity of 4.8kWh.
The e-scooter boasts an impressive powertrain with a 7kW (peak output) motor and a best-in-class 72Nm torque. This enables the Simple One to go from 0 to 40kmph in just 2.85 seconds. The company claims the Simple One offers a range of 236km on a single charge which is the highest for any production electric two-wheeler in India.
Underpinnings of the Simple One comprise a tubular underbone chassis, sprung on a telescopic fork and a monoshock. It rolls on 12-inch alloy wheels shod with 90-section tubeless tyres. Braking is via a 200mm disc up front and a 190mm disc at the rear, which work in conjunction thanks to CBS, and the braking is regenerative too. The Simple One tips the scale at 110kg and has a seat height of 775mm, making it easy to ride for most people.
The company has postponed the deliveries of the Simple One e-scooter in the wake of recent EV fires and is anticipating new guidelines and certifications. However, it will be organizing test ride camps across 13 cities starting July. The Simple One rivals the Ola S1 Pro and the proven Ather 450X, undercutting the former by Rs. 20,000 and the latter by Rs. 32,500, giving it an advantage in the market. For a similar price, one can also consider the Bajaj Avenger Street 160, TVS iQube Electric, Aprilia SXR 125, Revolt RV400, and the new Yamaha FZ-X.
Okaya Faast electric scooter
Range: 120-130km / 140-160km
Okaya Power, an Indian company, has released its high-speed electric scooter, the Okaya Faast F4. The electric scooter is fully loaded with modern features and boasts a respectable range, making it the most expensive in the Okaya lineup. The company also offers a more affordable variant, the Faast F3.
The Okaya Faast F4 is priced at Rs 1,09,000 (ex-showroom including Fame II subsidy), while the F3 costs Rs 99,999 (ex-showroom). The Faast F4 comes with all the necessary modern features, including Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity, vehicle tracker, geo-fencing, anti-theft alert etc. Meanwhile, the F3 only has remote lock and wheel lock, but it misses out on the connectivity features. Both e-scooters feature LED lighting, three ride modes, and reverse and walk assist.
The Okaya Faast F4 is powered by a 1.2kW (rated) BLDC hub motor and boasts a top speed of 60-70kmph. The motor is coupled with a dual LFP (Lithium iron phosphate) battery pack with a total capacity of 4.4kWh, which claims a range of 140-160km. The Faast F3, on the other hand, features a smaller dual 3.53kWh LFP battery pack with a claimed range of 120-130km. Both e-scooters take about 5-6 hours and 4-5 hours to charge fully, respectively.
The Faast F4 and F3 come equipped with a telescopic fork and twin shock absorber suspension setup. They use a 130mm drum unit up front and a 110mm drum brake at the rear with a mechanical combi braking system. The e-scooters roll on 12-inch wheels wrapped in tubeless tyres.
The Okaya Faast F4 competes with other high-end e-scooters like the Okinawa Okhi90, BGauss D15, Ola S1, and Ather 450 Plus, while the F3 goes up against more affordable models such as the Hero Electric Optima CX and Ampere Magnus EX.
Ola S1 Pro
The Ola S1 Pro is a top-of-the-line electric scooter offered by Ola Electric in India. It is an upgrade from the standard S1 model and comes with more advanced features and options.
The Ola S1 Pro comes with a twin-pod headlight, apron-mounted LED indicators, and a body-colored front fender. The sleek LED taillight, curvy side panels, and split-style pillion grab rail add to its sporty appearance. The scooter is available in 12 colors, including porcelain white, khaki, neo mint, coral glam, jet black, marshmallow, liquid silver, millennial pink, anthracite grey, and midnight black.
The scooter features a 36-liter under-seat storage compartment that can accommodate two open-face helmets.
The Ola S1 Pro is powered by an electric motor that generates a maximum power of 8.5 kW and peak torque of 58 Nm. The company claims that the scooter can achieve a top speed of 116 km/h and has a riding range of 170 km on a single charge. The 4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack can be charged fully in 6.30 hours, and fast charging for a range of 75 km is possible in just 18 minutes.
The scooter comes with three riding modes: Eco, Normal, Sport, and Hyper. The Pro variant features a hill-hold system, cruise control, voice assist, and three ride modes (Normal, Sport, and Hyper). The hardware is similar on both variants, with a single front fork, a rear mono-shock, disc brakes on both wheels, and a combined braking system.
The Ola S1 Pro has a kerb weight of 125 kg and a seat height of 792 mm. The ground clearance is 165 mm, and the overall width is 712 mm. The overall height is 1,160 mm, and the wheelbase is 1,359 mm. The chassis is tubular, and the scooter can carry a maximum weight of 150 kg.
The battery has an unlimited kilometers or 3-year warranty, whichever comes earlier. The motor warranty is 40,000 km or 3 years, whichever comes earlier.
The Ola S1 Pro is available at a starting price of Rs. 1,03,827 in India and is definitely worth considering for anyone in the market for an electric scooter.
Hero Nyx Hx
Hero Electric NYX HX is a powerful and efficient electric scooter that is designed to handle utility work. With a starting price of Rs. 86,490, the NYX HX is the high-speed variant of the NYX series and is available in two colour options – black and silver. The electric scooter uses a 600/1,300 Watt motor that promises a top speed of 42kmph. However, due to its fast speed, it requires registration. In comparison, its slow-speed variant does not need registration.
The NYX HX is aimed to serve small and medium-scale business establishments with its ample storage options and comfortable dual split seats for both the rider and the pillion. The hardware on the NYX HX includes telescopic front forks and swingarm-linked dual shock absorbers at the rear to handle the suspension tasks. The electric scooter is equipped with 10-inch alloy wheels with drum brakes at both ends and comes with a combined braking system of both wheels.
One of the unique features of this electric scooter is the ability to fold the rear seat upright to make room for additional luggage. The three-side grab rail also comes in handy while tying up additional luggage. The 51.2V/30Ah (double battery) is claimed to deliver a range of 165km per charge and takes up to five hours to fully recharge.
After looking at the features and specifications of the five longest range electric scooters currently available in India, it is clear that the Gravton Quanta is the best option for those who are looking for a long-range electric scooter. With its impressive range of 320 kilometers, it offers the best value for money. It is also the only electric scooter in India to offer a range of up to 300 km on a single charge.
The other electric scooters that are worth considering are the Simple One, Okaya Faast electric scooter, Ola S1 Pro, and the Hero Nyx Hx. All of these electric scooters are equipped with modern features and offer a good range. Ultimately, it all comes down to the individual’s needs and preferences.