Ola recently launched its first electric scooter in the Indian market and it created a lot of buzz and hype in the country, all thanks to the company’s superb marketing tactics and aggressive launch price. The price of the all-new Ola Electric Scooter starts in India from as low as Rs 79,999 in Gujarat, while in other states where subsidy isn’t offered, it is priced from Rs 99,999. But is the brand new Ola Electric Scooter really worth buying? We will tell you just that in this article. But before we begin with our analysis, let me quickly tell you the key specifications of this new Ola Electric Scooter.
Ola Electric Scooter – Key Specifications
|Specification||Ola S1||Ola S1 Pro|
|Battery Capacity||2.98 kWh battery pack||3.97 kWh battery pack|
|Riding Range||121 kms||181 kms|
|Standard Charging Time||4.4 hrs||6.5 hrs|
|Fast Charging Support||Yes||Yes|
|Fast Charging Time||0-50 per cent in 15 mins||0-50 per cent in 15 mins|
|Power||8.5kW (11.5 PS)||8.5kW (11.5 PS)|
|Torque||58 Nm||58 Nm|
|Top Speed||90 kmph||115 kmph|
The new Ola Electric Scooter is powered by an electric motor that has a peak power output of 8.5 kW or 11.4 HP along with 58 Nm of peak torque. The electric motor is coupled to a 2.98kWh battery in the Ola S1 while the top-spec S1 Pro variant gets a 3.97kWh battery. However, its battery is a non-removable unit. The company claims that the Ola S1 and the S1 Pro electric scooters will offer a riding range of 121 kms and 181 kms on a single charge respectively.
These electric scooters have a top speed of 90 kmph and 115 kmph respectively. The Ola S1 does 0-40 km/hr in 3.6 seconds while the S1 Pro can do it in just 3 seconds. The Ola S1 can be fully charged in 4.5 hours while the S1 Pro will take around 6.5 hours via a home charger. Using a fast charger, they can be charged from 0-50 per cent in 15 mins.
Ola Electric Scooter – Hi-Tech Features
The new Ola S1 and the S1 Pro are very feature-loaded electric scooters. It features a 7-inch touchscreen instrument display that shows a ton of information and comes with smartphone connectivity and navigation. It also gets 3GB of RAM which is paired with an octa-core processor. Some other notable features of the brand new Ola electric scooter includes proximity lock/unlock sensor, reverse assist, voice assist function, built-in speakers and cruise control, etc.
Ola Electric Scooter – Is It Worth Buying?
The new Ola Electric Scooter offers great performance and the charging speed is also good. Moreover, it claims a range of over 180 kms for the top-spec model which is very impressive. In real-world conditions too, it will surely deliver more than 120 kms of range which is absolutely great. The scooter is loaded with features and Ola will home deliver this electric scooter. So, considering everything and its price, we believe the Ola electric scooter is worth buying.
Ola Electric Scooter – FAQ’s
- What is the exact on-road price of the Ola S1?
- The on-road price of Ola S1 in Delhi starts at Rs. 85,099. The on-road price is inclusive of RTO charges and insurance.
- Which scooter is better Ola S1 or Simple One?
- The price of the Ola S1 starts at Rs 85,099, Ex-showroom and Simple One is priced from Rs 1.10 Lakh, Ex-showroom.
- What is the Start type of this bike?
- Ola S1 has Remote Start, Push Button Start
- What is the Tyre Type of Ola S1?
- Ola S1 has Tubeless tyres.
This was all about the new Ola Electric Scooter. In case you have more questions, let us know in the comments below.
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