Techo Electra Motors has now introduced its Saathi electric moped – The brand’s product range includes Emerge, Neo, and Raptor scooters
Saathi electric moped, the brand says is ideal for product delivery. Retail price is listed at Rs 57,697, on-road Pune. Designed keeping in mind economic recovery and livelihood sustenance, Saathi is best suited to make small businesses self reliant for transport needs.
Techno Electra Motors sees potential in the product from fleet operators. Equipped for short-distance commutes, Saathi is powered by a 48V 26Ah Lithium-Ion battery that delivers range of 60-70 kms per charge. It takes 3-4 hours to charge fully. The 60km range cost is estimated at Rs.12 (1.5 units/charge), translating to monthly savings.
The moped runs on tubeless tyres, features front and rear drum brakes and alloy wheels, telescopic suspension, and reinforced high strength steel chassis. Saathi dimensions are listed at 1,720 mm in length, 620mm in width, and 1,050 mm in height. Below is the detailed features list of the new Saathi electric moped.
It’s simple design harnesses on comfortable riding, and provides ample utility space with a front basket and rear bracket. The front basket is affixed in front of the vehicle below the headlight unit. The central location counters problems of the vehicle weight tipping over on any side owing to extra weight.
The front basket is smaller than the width of the front column, and contents in it can be secured with a basket cover. Rear storage bracket looks sufficient and fits over the tail light extension from the single seat. This means, the rear storage doesn’t extend too far out from the small-ish moped. Kerb weight without the battery is about 50kgs. The rear bracket sits behind the single seat, again in a coral rectangular frame to ensure it’s functionality as a carrier is optimum.
After-sales service includes 3-year warranty for the Lithium-Ion battery. Motor and controller warranty is listed at 12 months, charger at 1.5 years, and other manufacturing defects at 1 year. Smart features include Anti-Theft Alarm, Smart Repair Function, Fast Charger, Central locking system, and LED Headlight. The headlight bezel is a silver encasing. The rest of the bike is a mix of a yellow body with black bits. Front mirrors stand quite upright and are circular. Saathi electric moped bookings have started, and deliveries will start from 2nd week of October, 2020.
|BATTERY POWER||48V 26 Ah LITHIUM-ION|
|BATTERY TYPE||LITHIUM ION|
|TYRE||3 -10 TUBELESS|
|MOTOR||BLDC HEAVY DUTY|
|BRAKE SYSTEM||FRONT: DRUM REAR: DRUM|
|USB CHARGING POINT||AVAILABLE|
|CENTRE LOCKING SYSTEM||AVAILABLE|
|NO OF GEARS||AUTOMATIC|
|CHASSIS||Reinforced High Strength Steel Chassis|
|KERB WEIGHT||<=50kg (Without Battery)|
|MILEAGE PER CHARGE||60-70 km|
|ELECTRIC CONSUMPTION||1.5 UNITS / CHARGE (60 Km In just Rs. 12 )|
|CHARGE TIME||3 to 4 hours|
|MOTOR AND CONTROLLER||12 MONTHS|
|FOR OTHER MANUFACTRING DEFECTS||1 YEAR|
|BATTERY||3 YEARS warranty on battery|
|Smart Features||LED Headlights|
|Smart Features||Central locking system|
|Smart Features||Anti-Theft Alarm|
|Smart Features||Smart Repair Function|
|Smart Features||Fast Charger|
|Additional feature||Front basket and rear Bracket|