During the festive season, many individuals eagerly aspire to acquire high-value assets and products to showcase, and one of their desired purchases is an automobile. In this context, the prominence of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is indisputable. It's worth noting that, so far, in three-quarters of the calendar year, discerning customers have embraced over a million EV units, a number that equals the entire accomplishments of the previous year. As the final quarter of the year approaches, characterized by a festive atmosphere, it is evident that the trend of rapid EV adoption will persist, emphasizing consumers' commitment to a sustainable way of life.
We look at a few e-scooters that are cost effective and are worth considering this festive season.
Ather Energy is rolling out special offers on their entire range, which includes the 450S, 450X 2.9kWh, and 450X 3.7kWh electric scooters. For the most affordable electric scooter, the 450S, the company is providing a flat festive benefit of Rs 5,000. Furthermore, customers can enjoy a corporate discount of Rs 1,500 and receive an exchange bonus of up to Rs 40,000 for their older scooters. When you consider all these advantages, the 450S is now available for Rs 86,050, ex-showroom.
The mid-range 450X 2.9 kWh is available with a corporate discount of Rs 1,500 and an exchange offer of up to Rs 40,000. After applying all these discounts, the 450X is priced at Rs 101,050. The top-of-the-line 450X 3.7 kWh also offers the same deal as the 450X 2.9 kWh and is priced at Rs 110,249, ex-showroom.
HOP Electric Mobility
HOP electric Mobility, a leading electric two-wheeler manufacturer announced Festival Season Dhamaka, offering customers a reason to celebrate by announcing special offers during this period. Aspiring customers can now own an HOP Electric e-scooter for as low as Rs 69,000, and the deals get even better with their monthly EMI options - the LYF model for just Rs 1,899 per month, and the LEO for Rs 2,199 per month; while the high-speed e-motorcycle OXO for Rs 3,499 per month. What's more, these fantastic offers come with a 0% down payment, benefits of up to Rs 5,100, and flexible EMIs.
In their connected stack named 'HOP Nuron' for OXO – the high-speed electric motorcycle, customers have dedicated support features in the application. They can call an RSA, book a service, or find a charging station /service station in the 'Nuron Mobile App'. HOP Nuron connected platform also enables the company to run a remote diagnosis and over-the-air support. Upgraded HOP OXO with top speed of 95 kms/h prices start at Rs. 1.33 lakh ex-showroom onwards.
The e-scooters boast distinctive features that set them apart from other electric two-wheelers. These include an impressive range of up to 125 km, a robust 72V architecture, high-performance motors capable of tackling steep slopes with a loading capacity of 180 kg for both HOP LEO and LYF models, a spacious 19.5-liter boot, connectivity features such as Internet, GPS, and a mobile app, and much more. HOP LEO e-scooter comes in High-Speed registered and low-speed non-registered variants priced at Rs. 96,000/- and Rs. 83,250/- ; while HOP LYF comes in low-speed non-registered - priced at Rs. 70,875/-.
Lectrix EV is going all out this festive season with a multi-pronged approach to make the celebrations truly electrifying. The company has deployed on-ground activations in over 100 locations. To sweeten the deal, SAR Electric is offering exclusive discounts, making the transition to electric mobility even more appealing. But the festivities don't stop there – Dealers are adding their own touch by offering special gifts to celebrate with the community.
SAR Electric offers range of Lectrix LXS G2.0 and LXS G3.0, offering various industry first features including an array of safety, smart and comfort features. The EVs are available with 2.3 KWh and 3 KWh battery options offering more than 100 kms of range on a single charge.
Godawari Electric Motors
Godawari Electric launched India’s first family e-scooter Eblu Feo at Rs 99,999/- for the customers. The e-scooter offers a comfortable 110 km range on a single charge for hassle-free commutes and a top speed of 60 km/hr to cruise along and relaxed mile munching.
The company offers 3 years and 30,000 km warranty and financing tie-ups with leading institutions which include IDBI Bank, SIDBI, Bajaj FinServ, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Paytail, EZFINANZ, Chhattisgarh Gramin Bank, Revfin, Amu Leasing Pvt Ltd and Paisalo. Eblu Feo retails at 50 dealerships of Godawari Electric Motors currently.
Ola Electric is extending a purchase benefit of up to Rs 24,500 on any e-scooter within its range. Presently, Ola Electric's lineup includes the S1X, S1 Air, and the S1 Pro models. This offer is accompanied by a 5-year battery warranty valued at Rs 7,000 for the new Ola S1 Pro 2nd Gen, and customers can enjoy a 50% discount on warranty extensions for the S1 Air.
Furthermore, Ola Electric is introducing an exchange program, allowing customers to trade in their old petrol scooters after a thorough inspection by the company, with benefits of up to Rs 10,000. For those seeking flexible EMI options through partner credit cards, Ola Electric is providing benefits valued at Rs 7,500. These benefits encompass features like zero down payment, zero processing fees, and a favorable interest rate of 5.99%.
Additionally, there is a referral program in place, where individuals referred to as "referees" will receive a cashback of Rs 1,000 upon purchasing an Ola e-scooter. In contrast, the person who made the referral, known as the "referrer," will receive complimentary Ola Care+ and cashback benefits of up to Rs 2,000.
As India progresses on its path towards a more environmentally friendly and sustainable transportation future, the electric two-wheeler sector is undergoing rapid transformation. The introduction of these cutting-edge electric scooters into the market offers riders an expanded array of options, ultimately contributing to a cleaner and brighter future for urban mobility in India.