The Gurgaon based electric vehicle manufacturer, 22 Motors have today unveiled their revolutionary new smart electric scooter in India which is expected to be launched in a price range of Rs 65,000 to Rs 70,000. The official launch of the same will take place next year at the AutoExpo 2018. The scooter has been christened as Flow and comes with a bunch of revolutionary features which are hard to find in electric scooters of the same segment.
The Flow scooter comes along with a slew of features that makes it promising product. Below are few such features:
· It comes with automated geofencing which alerts owner in case of theft (gets remote stop), child watch, driving pattern & much more.
· It’s drag mode enables it to move at 3-5kmph with the rider in case of a puncture. iRepair is a DIY guide for repairing. It also gets reverse gear.
· Battery is free for life with 50000km warranty. Two batteries can be added for extended range. The company will lease the 2nd battery for free. The company claims a full range of 80kms when fully charge. Also, the scooter can do up to 20kms on quick charge time of 10 minutes.
· The scooter produces 90Nm of peak torque at 100rpm and 2100 W of maximum power. The peak torque of Flow is almost 10 times more than India’s best-selling scooter, Honda Activa.
· The scooter will be offered in 3 variants.
Commenting on the launch Parveen Kharb, CEO and Co-Founder, Twenty Two Motors said “We are super excited to unveil the prototype of FLOW to the consumers in India. FLOW boasts of industry-defining features which are going to be the benchmarks for others to follow. We conducted surveys and open houses for about 500 customers in NCR, Pune and Jaipur and the response was overwhelming. We have put an initial investment of about 5mn in the manufacturing facility in Bhiwadi which has an installed capacity of 10,000 units"
“We will look at increasing the capacity of the manufacturing facility but that would be decided by the rollout of the first batch of Smart vehicle sometime early next year” he further added.