Expected Launch Date: Jun 2018
Ather 450 Overview
Ather Energy –a Bengaluru-based automobile startup has launched its first-ever range of top-of-the-line electric scooters in the form of Ather 340 and Ather 450 electric scooters. The high-end Ather 450 electric scooter model is on-sale right now and has been launched currently in Bengaluru only. The automobile startup company aims at extending its services & operations across other cities of India by 2020. Ather 450 is presumed to be the superlative version of the Ather 340 electric scooter and will be featuring some high-tech features.
Ather 450 Engine & Transmission
The Ather 450 makes use of the powerful 2.4 kWh lithium-ion battery along with a BLDC motor for generating the peak power value of 5.4 kW & continuous power of 3.3 kW along with the maximum torque value of 20.5 Nm. The Ather 450 also promises in impressive acceleration of 0 to 40 kmph in a matter of just 3.9 seconds with its claimed top speed value of 80 kmph. In the economy mode, Ather 450 is expected to be offering 75 km of riding range upon a single charge. On the other hand, the Power mode of the electric scooter will be offering 60 km of riding range upon single charging.
Ather 450 Braking & Safety
The braking duties of the electric scooter are handled by the presence of disc brakes towards both the ends. The scooter comes with a telescopic front suspension along with a symmetrically mounted mon-shock rear end.
Ather 450 Competitors
The Ather 450 will be competing against similar electric scooter models like 22Motor’s Flow in India.
Ather 450 Mileage
The electric scooter claims to be returning the maximum speed of 80 km/hr with an impressive battery range of 75km per full charge capacity. With an engine power of 4.42 kWh, the Ather 450 returns an acceleration of 3.9 seconds for 0-40 km/hr. In terms of its design and features, the Ather 450 is a futuristic looking electric scooter that comes with a storehouse of enhanced features aimed at empowering the overall riding experience. Boasting sharp styling features, the Ather 450 sports all-LED headlights with the body painted in carefully-selected white color. The green accents on the sides of the scooter amplify the entire look and the body panels have been designed towards offering a high-end aesthetic appearance.
Ather 450 Performance and Handling
The Ather 450 electric scooter claims to be a practical, fun-laden electric vehicle that offers the performance of taking on even the most conventional 110cc petrol-engine scooters. The Ather 450 is able to accelerate quickly & even silently. Though the compact dimensions of the electric scooter might appear unwelcoming, the Ather 450 is accommodating throughout. Some of the additional high-tech features that enhance the performance of this electric scooter include the presence of on-board GPS system, an IMU unit for measuring & predicting the overall actual performance, cloud connectivity, and so more.
Ather 450 What we think
Currently on sale, the Ather 450 will be including the overall GST, road tax, registration, insurance, and smart-card fees in the given selling price.