Simple One Electric Scooter Launched at ₹1.45 Lakh
Simple Energy has launched its first electric scooter in India, called the Simple One at a price of Rs. 1.45 lakhs (ex-showroom Bangalore). For an additional cost of Rs. 13,000, customers can purchase the 750W Charger. Alternatively, the Simple One Super EV is available at Rs. 1.58 lakhs (ex-showroom Bangalore) and comes with a 750W Charger. This innovative vehicle is designed to provide a sustainable and eco-friendly mode of transportation for the modern urban commuter. The scooter has a best in class range of 212kms under IDC.
With its sleek and stylish design, the Simple One is sure to turn heads on the streets of India. This electric scooter is equipped with advanced features such as a powerful motor, long-lasting battery, and smart connectivity options. It is a perfect blend of style, performance, and sustainability. The Simple One is a testament to Simple Energy’s commitment to creating a greener and cleaner future for all.
The bike’s initial weight was 105 kg, but the production model will weigh 134 kg, resulting in an overall increase in weight.
The Simple One boasts a 5 kWh li-ion battery capacity, capable of delivering a peak power of 8.5 kW and a continuous power of 4.5 kW. According to the manufacturer, this electric vehicle can travel up to 212 km with 6% SOC remaining.
The company has announced that it has received 100,000 bookings at the previous price of Rs. 1.09 lakhs ex-showroom Bangalore.
This update in pricing may come as a surprise to some customers, but it is important to note that the company is committed to providing high-quality products at competitive prices. The Simple One and Simple One Super EV are both excellent options for those looking for an affordable and reliable electric vehicle.
Overall, the company’s announcement regarding the updated pricing for the Simple One and Simple One Super EV is an important development in the electric vehicle market. With their commitment to quality and affordability, it is clear that this company is poised for success in the years to come. The company has made a firm decision not to offer any waivers to customers who have booked at the previous pricing. Those who wish to proceed with their purchase will need to pay an additional Rs. 35,000.
Currently, the factory has the capacity to produce 25,000 units of the Electric Scooter per month. However, if demand were to increase, the factory is capable of pushing production even further. This flexibility in production capacity allows for the possibility of meeting the needs of a growing market. The Simple One is available in a range of stunning colors, including Namma Red, Brazen Black, Azure Blue, and Girace White. Meanwhile, the Simple One Super Ev boasts the BrazenX and LightX options. It’s important to note that these colors are purely cosmetic and have no impact on the motor’s performance only the extra 750W charger comes with the Super EV Model.
The Simple One electric scooter is backed by a standard warranty of 3 years or 30,000 km. Simple Energy, the manufacturer, has announced that an extended warranty option will soon be available. Stay tuned for more details on this exciting development. The company announces the official launch of the customer delivery, which will be rolled out starting with Bangalore.
Furthermore, the company is committed to expanding their retail operations over the next 12 months. Their goal is to establish a presence in 40-50 cities through a network of 160-180 retail stores. This expansion will allow them to better serve thir customers and provide them with the exceptional service. Stay tuned for updates as they will expand their delivery service to other cities in the near future.
Words: Neville Barsivala.