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Revolt Motors brings the first electric motorcycle to land in Pune despite Pune based Tork and Bajaj still a way to start deliveries

India’s first electric motorcycle maker, Revolt has started deliveries of RV 400 and RV300 electric bikes in Pune, Maharashtra. This comes a month before Bajaj was supposed to start the deliveries of its first electric vehicle, the Chetak electric. There is another electric bike maker which is also based in Pune, India. The Tork motors is also working on their first-ever electric motorcycle T6X which was first unveiled a couple of years back but development work is not yet complete.

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The Revolt RV400 is powered by a 3kW electric motor deriving current from a 3kWh lithium-ion battery pack. RV400 has a claimed range of 156 km and a top speed of 80 kmph in the sport mode. Other than the sport mode there are two more modes – Eco and Normal.

The battery pack weighs 19kg and can be removed from the bike to charge it at home or office. The battery takes around 5 hours to completely charge from a 15Amp home socket and in 90 minutes at a public fast-charging station.

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Revolt also offers a cheaper RV300 which gets a 1.5kW motor with juice supplied from a 3kW battery which is similar to the RV400. However, the top speed of RV300 is about 65 kmph due to lesser power. Looks and design of both the bikes are near similar to each other but difference is seen at the rear wheel where RV300 gets a hub-mounted motor and RV400 has a smart-looking belt drive.

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Coming to the price, Revolt RV300 is priced at Rs 84,999 and RV400 will set you back bt 98,999 ex-showroom. These prices do not include RTO registration, insurance, smart card, and 3-year 4G connectivity one time charge. One can also buy Revolt bikes via attractive EMI schemes where you get a 3-year maintenance-free.

Apart from Pune, Revolt Motors is working on to launch the electric bikes in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad in the next four to five months.

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