Hero Dash launched for Rs 62,000, has 25 kmph top speed and 60 km range per charge
Indian electric scooter manufacturer, Hero Dash electric scooter has been launched at a price tag of Rs 62,000 ex-showroom. Hero electric says that their newest entrant can save up to Rs 1,00,000 in just 2 years in petrol and maintenance costs. The all-new Dash which is another entry into Hero electric’s ever-increasing portfolio of high-quality and easy to maintain e-scooters. Recently Hero electric launched an extended range version of Optima and Nyx electric scooters.
Hero Dash gets 48 V 28 Ah lithium-ion battery pack which can be fully charged in 4 hours. One can get a range of about 60 km in a single charge. Speaking about the motor, the Dash is equipped with a 250W hub-mounted BLDC electric motor which gives a top speed of 25 kmph. Dash tips the scale at just 77 kg with ground clearance of 145 mm which is decent for a scooter.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric India said, “Hero Electric is determined to deliver the best of electric two-wheeler mobility options to eco-conscious customers who prefer smarter mobility solutions. The all-new Dash is our latest and most lucrative offering that offers style, practicality, performance with a powerful Li-Ion battery that is portable and reliable, and I am certain this will appeal to people of all age groups. As always, we will continue to bring in new and better products and are always listening to customer feedback.”
Also Read: Hero Optima ER and Nyx ER launched in India
One must be thinking why would you spend Rs 62,000 for an electric scooter with a top speed of just 25 kmph with 60 km range. This scooter is targeted for students or senior citizens who need lightweight personal mobility. On the other hand, if you pay Rs 6000 to 8000 more, you can buy Optima or Nyx ER scooters. Both Optima and Nyx ER has 42 kmph top speed and a range of about 100 km per charge which is more convenient for everyday use.
At present Hero electric has 615 showrooms in the country and they plan to take to 1000 touchpoints by the end of 2020. The company is also planning to invest in the EV segment by launching new products and increasing manufacturing capacity for 5 lakh units per annum in the next three years.
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