- Engine: Electric
- Mileage: 70 Km/Charged
- Power: 7.24 bhp
- Weight: 118 Kg
Ather 340 Overview
The India-based company Ather Energy has recently launched Ather 340. This is one of the most sophisticated electric scooters available in the Indian market today. This electric scooter can also be booked through the company’s website.
Ather 340 Styling & Comfort
The Ather 340 looks appealing. It has dual barrel projector headlamps, LED DRLs and fog lamps. The rear profile also looks quite clean and elegant. The scooter rides on 12-inch alloy wheels that add some premium touch. The scooter is built on a hybrid steel and cast aluminium frame. Saddle height for this scooter is 765mm and its kerb weight is 118kg.
Ather 340 Performance and Handling
Ather 340 is an ideal scooter for city commutes; its motor reacts swiftly and responds well to throttle inputs. NVH levels are fantastic as there is no internal combustion. Handlebar is wide enough for comfortable posture. The scooter feels surefooted and stable in the corners. The suspension setup includes telescopic forks at the front and a symmetrically-mounted progressive mono-shock at the rear. It absorbs small and medium-sized bumps well.
Ather 340 What we think
The electric scooter comes with a warranty period of 2 years/30,000kms, while the battery comes with a 3 year/unlimited warranty and the warranty also covers manufacturing defects for three years (excluding cable, connector, and physical wear and tear).
This made-in-India electric scooter is currently priced at INR 1,09,750. This is inclusive of a subsidy of INR 22,000, GST, road tax, smart card fee, registration card and insurance. At this price point, the company has put this scooter out of reach for the majority of scooter buyers.
Ather 340 Mileage
Ather 340 gets two driving modes: Power and Eco, that can be switched using a button conveniently located on the dashboard. The claimed real-world range of this scooter is 60km in economy mode and 50km in power mode.
Ather 340 Engine & Transmission
The Ather 340 is powered by a 4.4kW motor with a torque rating of 20Nm. The battery of Ather 340 has a usable capacity of 1.92kWh. The scooter has a claimed top speed of 70kph and a 0-40kph acceleration time of 5.1sec.
Ather 340 Braking & Safety
Braking is performed well by the disc brakes at both ends and they do the job of shedding speed well. Ather offers combined brakes as standard.
Ather 340 Competitors
The all-new Ather 340 electric scooter competes with Okinawa Praise, HeroElectric Optima Plus and Hero Electric Cruz.
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