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Oben Electrical Rorr e-bike launched at Rs 1.25 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Rorr has a claimed high pace of 100kph and real-world vary of 150km in Eco mode.

Bengaluru-based start-up Oben Electrical has launched its debut product, the Rorr electrical bike, at Rs 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom, India, after FAME-II subsidy). Relying on the place you reside, state subsidies can carry the ex-showroom worth all the way down to as little as Rs 99,999.

The Rorr guarantees to be one of many sportiest electrical bikes at the moment obtainable in India, with a everlasting magnet motor that produces 10kW peak output and 4kW steady output. There is no such thing as a gearbox, and drive goes to the rear wheel through a belt drive system with a single-stage discount. Torque on the rear wheel is 62Nm.

Oben claims that is ok for a 100kph high pace and 0-40kph in 3.0sec, which is turning into one thing of a regular baseline for high-performance electrical two-wheelers. That is the kind of acceleration that Ola claims for its S1 Professional and in addition near what the Ather 450X delivers in Warp mode in the actual world, as per our VBox.

The motor will get its juice from a 4.4kWh mounted battery pack. That is an LFP (lithium-iron-phosphate) battery, which is a comparatively newer and extra superior battery chemistry in comparison with the lithium-ion batteries which might be prevalent at present. One huge benefit of this expertise is faster charging instances, and Oben claims a formidable 2 hours from empty to full. But it surely’s price noting that that is utilizing a 15An influence socket. The corporate says it’ll set up a 15A socket at your residence at no further price, in the event you purchase the bike. 

The Rorr will get three using modes, Eco, Metropolis and Havoc, the place high pace is capped at 50kph, 70kph, and 100kph, respectively. Claimed real-world vary in these modes is 150km, 120km, and 100km, respectively. If these numbers grow to be correct, it ought to make the Rorr greater than usable in the actual world.

You additionally get the now mainstream ‘sensible’ and ‘linked’ options that almost all electrical two-wheelers include, together with Bluetooth connectivity and a companion app.

Underpinnings encompass a trellis body that envelopes the battery pack, suspended on a telescopic fork and monoshock. The Rorr rolls on 17-inch wheels and will get disc brakes at each ends. 

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