Bajaj Chetak electric scooter bookings to commence from January 2020
14th November marked the conclusion of ‘Chetak electric Yatra’ which started when the Scooter was first unveiled in Delhi on 16th October. Bajaj Auto has made it clear that the all-new Bajaj Chetak electric will be sold via the KTM showrooms for its exclusivity and legendary name tag. The company said that the bookings for the Chetak will start from January 2020 and deliveries will follow soon.
Bajaj Chetak is based on the earlier model of the scooter when Pune based manufacturer produced the chetak under license from the Piaggio, Italy. The scooter is made of metal body and features retro-modern design language. Both the wheels are alloy multi-spoke which gives it a distinct look. There is a single-piece cantilever type seat with contours for a premium look.
Powering the Bajaj Chetak electric is a 4 kW motor drawing power from the li-ion battery pack. The full battery capacity is not yet revealed by the company but we feel it be around 2-2.5 kWh. At present, there is no option for fast charging and the Chetak electric needs full 5 hours to fully charge. The real-world range of the new Chetak is 85 km in Eco mode and 95 km in the Sport mode. Other specifications regarding the e-scooter will be available only in the January launch.
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Speaking about the price, Bajaj Auto said that the new Chetak will carry price under Ra 1.4 lakh ex-showroom. This clearly means the Chetak will be priced between Rs 1.3 lakh to Rs 1.39 lakh. Even at this price, there is no denying the fact that Chetak is the first electric scooter in India from a mainstream manufacturer.
Bajaj and KTM together are working on a new sports electric scooter for the Indian market. The powerful sports scooter will be launched in India in the year 2022.
The Chetak electric scooter will compete with the likes of Ather 450 and Okinawa iPraise which are priced under Rs 1.3 lakh on-road.
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