Li-ions Elektrik Solutions Pvt Ltd. have launched their first electric two-wheeler, the Spock. Deliveries begin in July,2019, and it will be priced from Rs 65,000 to Rs, 99,999 (on-road)
Li-ions Elektrik Solutions Pvt Ltd., launch their first electric two-wheeler and are calling it Spock. The electric scooter will go up against the likes of the Okinawa Ridge+. Its price ranges between Rs 65,000 to Rs 99,999.
Powering the electric two-wheeler is a 2.9kWh swappable lithium ion battery and a BLDC hub motor which is good for 2.1kW(2.8bhp) of peak power and 1.2kW(1.6bhp) of continuous power while the torque produced is 230Nm. The Spock can achieve a top speed of 45kmph and a top range of 130km. The range of the scooter can average from 50-130km based on riding style. It can cover 100km on a single charge in power mode and 130km on a single charge in economy mode. The battery can be fully charged in three hours and is good for 1200 charging cycles. Users will have the choice of either swapping the battery or recharging it at a charging station.
Speaking about the launch, Capt. Gurvinder Singh, director, Li-ions Elektrik Solutions Pvt Ltd., said, “Green mobility solutions is the need of the hour. We, at Li-ions Elektrik, are at the forefront of driving electric innovations that will impact environmental and economic sustainability in our communities and nation. With the introduction of these new Electric 2-Wheelers, we aim to empower and encourage people towards an environment-friendly country. The design of our 2-wheeler has been done at the local level which has been 100% made under the “Make in India” umbrella and is fully indigenous. Any product can only succeed based on the demand it generates in the market, here too, it is a matter of pride for the company to have its orders pre-booked full before the grand launch”
The Spock will don 12-inch wheels with tubeless tyres and will come factory fitted with features like a fitted rear cargo box with thermal insulation, hydraulic suspensions, motorcycle-like handlebars and integrated turn indicators in the tail lamp.
Words by Karan Ramgopal