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Hero Vida V1 e-scooter launched at Rs 1.45 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Vida V1 electrical scooter is obtainable in two variants, V1 Plus and V1 Professional.

The Hero Vida V1 electrical scooter has been launched in Plus and Professional variants, priced at Rs 1.45 lakh and Rs 1.59 lakh, respectively. The V1 Plus and V1 Professional differ when it comes to vary in addition to efficiency.   

  • Hero Vida V1 e-scooter has swappable batteries 

  • Claimed vary for V1 Plus is 143km and V1 Professional is 165 km

  • Each variants might be quick charged

Hero Vida V1 electrical scooter: battery, electrical motor and underpinnings

The Vida V1 Plus will get a 3.44kWh battery that delivers a claimed vary of 143km, whereas the V1 Professional will get a bigger 3.94kWh battery, translating to the next claimed vary of 165km. Each variants get the identical electrical motor, which makes 6kW peak energy and propels the V1 e-scooter to a claimed high pace of 80kph. The V1 Professional goes from Zero to 40kph in 3.2sec, making it barely faster than the V1 Plus, which manages it in 3.4sec.

Hero claims each scooters can climb steep inclines (as much as 20 levels) with a pillion on board, even when the battery is at 60 p.c cost. Each variants may also be quick charged on the price of 1.2km/min, when hooked as much as a quick charger. On a house charger, the V1 Plus takes 5hr 15min to cost from 0-80 p.c, whereas the V1 Professional takes 5hr 55min. 

Hero Vida V1 electrical scooter: options

The most important leg-up that the Vida V1 scooter has over its rivals is that it boasts of swappable batteries, which implies getting a totally charged unit must be a matter of minutes and never hours, as is often the case. These batteries have been developed in-house by Hero.

The Vida V1 e-scooters are loaded to the gills with digital options comparable to a 7.0-inch TFT touchscreen sprint, keyless operations, Three using modes, in addition to a proprietary app by way of which you’ll be able to pair your telephone to it. 

Hero Vida V1 electrical scooter: pricing and rivals

The Hero Vida V1 Plus is priced at Rs 1.45 lakh, whereas the V1 Professional instructions Rs 1.59 lakh. The pricing of the electrical scooter is far increased than was earlier anticipated however it falls in the identical ballpark as most of its main rivals. As of now, the Vida V1 e-scooters will solely be obtainable in Bengaluru, Delhi and Jaipur, with different places being provided quickly. Bookings open on October 10 and deliveries will start within the second week of December. 

All costs talked about are ex-showroom, Delhi. 

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