- The ex-showroom price for Bajaj Chetak electric scooters is ₹1 lakh.
- The electric scooter offers (85-95 km range) depending on its rider mode.
- The disc brake variant is priced at ₹ 1.15 lakh (Ex-showroom price).
- Users can pay ₹ 2000/- and book one for them through the company’s website.
- Bajaj takes its first steps towards a cleaner environment.
Bajaj Chetak, once ruled Indian roads were out of sight for a while. Recently the company is returning to the 2-wheeler segment with its electronic version.
Bajaj Chetak electric scooters are coming back on 1st Feb 2020. Though its production began last year at Chekan plant of the company deliveries for Chetak’s electric scooter will be rolling out next month onwards.
The electric version of Chetak comes in 2 variants: Urbane & Premium. The urbane version will have 2 color schemes while the later will come with 4 color options. The company will be selling Chetak electric scooters through 13 dealerships in Bangalore and Pune.
One crazy thing about Chetak electric scooters is that they can be paired with rider’s smartphones and through the device, a rider can check if the scooter is doing fine, it’s battery usage or any malfunctioning that occurred. Bajaj is also offering a 1-year data subscription free with the scooter (for now).
Talking about specifications, Chetak electric scooters closely resembles our old Chetak scooter. You’ll hit a nostalgic feeling the time you look at Chetak electric scooters. The electric scooter comes with a metallic frame with IP67 rated 3kWh lithium-ion battery. Bajaj’s Chetak electric scooters will run approx. 50,000 km and comes with 3 years warranty.
Though the company says that the battery life of its lithium-ion units is about 70,000 km that was tested across different weather conditions, terrains and road surfaces. The company launched Bajaj electric scooters with a 50,000 km range.
Other players in the electric scooter range have more or less the same battery life. Revolt’s Intellicorp is offering electric scooters for 5years/50,000 km. Ather Energy offers battery life up to 50,000 km with 3 years warranty.
The automobile scenario is changing and more precisely the government is emphasizing electric vehicles. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highways, praised Baja Auto for Chetak electric scooter and said: “I’m confident that this product will get lots of success in both domestic & international markets”.
While the entire automobile industry is solely dependent on petrol and diesel variants, its high time to bring a revolution in the sector. With Bajaj Chetak electric scooters, the revolution is about to hit the Indian automobile market.
Let’s hope the best for Chetak, as the scooter is rolling on Indian road nearly after 2 decades with its electric version. All the very best Bajaj electric scooters on behalf of NBB!