Ahmedabad-based electric vehicle (EV) startup Matter has announced the opening of pre-bookings for its electric motorcycle Aera, India’s first geared electric motorbike. Starting from May 17, 2023 customers from 25 cities across India including major metropolitans like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Hyderabad can pre-book the Aera 5000 and Aera 5000+ models at a pre-registration price of Rs. 1.44 lakh.
Matter has announced exciting early bird prices for pre-booking Aera with the EV maker offering special price offers for customers who pre-book the bike. Pre-bookings for Aera can be done through Matter’s official website or e-commerce platforms like Flipkart. Deliveries of the Aera 5000 series are expected to begin later this year.
Motorcyclists can now pre-book the Aera 5000 and 5000+ trims with the Aera 4000 and 6000+ to be released at a later time. Aera 5000 has a pre-registration price of 1.44 lakh and the 5000+ starting at 1.54 lakh. To get your hands on the Aera you can pre-book with a one-time payment of Rs. 1,999. Aera 5000 and 5000+ feature an innovative 4-speed Hyper-shift manual gearbox that accelerates from 0 to 60 kmph in less than 6 seconds. Plus Matter Aera is also packed with a liquid-cooled battery and powertrain system that can offer a range of up to 125 km on a single charge.
The Aera 5000 and 5000+ are now available with upgraded features for an enhanced driving experience. The Matter Aera is kitted out with a 5-amp onboard charging system and a variety of connectivity features such as internet connectivity, navigation support, music playback, and call functions that are easily accessed through a 7-inch touchscreen display.
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To give customers added peace of mind, both Aera 5000 and 5000+ come with a 3-year/unlimited km warranty, roadside/battery assistance of 3 years, and AMC labor of 3 years. The 5000+ also comes with an additional complimentary Care+ package and a Connected package.
Mohan Lalbhai, CEO and Founder of Matter’s Group, expressed his enthusiasm for the Aera motorcycle, claiming that it will enable Indian motorcyclists to make an eco-friendly switch to two-wheeled transport, allowing them to experience the true spirit of biking. He highlighted that the Aera is the only electric bike on the market with an electric motor coupled with a 4-speed gearbox, giving it a unique edge. The Aera has both 5 kWh and 6 kWh battery versions, both of which are cooled by a liquid-cooling technology, and are paired with a 10 kW e-motor.
This electric motorcycle is capable of sprinting from 0 to 60kmph in under six seconds and also its the first to offer four speed Hyper-shift gears. And it can be recharged with a 5-amp plug and costs only 25 paise per kilometer. Plus, it comes with a 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, operated by a 3GB RAM processor and Bluetooth connectivity.