Bajaj Chetak electric scooter launched at Rs. 1 lakh

Bajaj has launched the Chetak electric scooter. It is available in two variants – Urbane and Premium priced at Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.

Initially, the scooter will be sold in Pune and Bangalore. Bookings will open tomorrow on the company’s website. The booking amount is set at Rs. 2,000.

The Urbane variant comes in solid colours and has a drum brake at the front. The Premium version gets metallic colour options, dark or light tan seat, metallic colour wheels and a front disc brake.

The Chetak e-scooter is powered by a 4.1 kW electric motor paired with an automated transmission. The motor is powered by a lithium-ion battery that has a claimed range of 95 km on a single charge in Eco Mode. In Sport mode, the range drops to 85 km. Bajaj claims that the battery can be recharged to 100% of its capacity in 5 hours. In 1 hour, the battery can be charged to 25% of its capacity.

Bajaj is offering a 3 years / 50,000 km warranty on the battery pack.

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