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Ola Electrical to unveil new mannequin on August 15 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Ola’s new providing might be a extra reasonably priced electrical scooter to take the place of the bottom S1 that by no means got here to fruition.

Ola Electrical has introduced that it will likely be exhibiting a brand new product on August 15, precisely one 12 months after it formally launched its S1 Professional e-scooter. Whereas there are not any particulars but on what precisely this might be, our greatest guess is that it will likely be a extra reasonably priced e-scooter to fill the void left by the bottom S1 that by no means got here to fruition. Ola has expressed a need to enter numerous segments, together with electrical bikes and automobiles, however there may be little to substantiate these prospects in the mean time, and the probably state of affairs is one other scooter. 

If it does develop into an entry-level e-scooter, then you possibly can anticipate a smaller battery pack and maybe a much less highly effective motor, in addition to fewer fancy options than you get on the S1 Professional. Ola’s greatest competitor Ather Power is gearing as much as launch a sub-Rs 1 lakh e-scooter, and maybe Ola needs to assault that problem head-on with a equally positioned various of its personal. In spite of everything, it not too long ago hiked costs for its S1 Professional, which is now priced at Rs 1.20 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi, in spite of everything subsidies).

There are prone to be extra teasers of the brand new product earlier than its Independence Day launch, so keep tuned for extra updates.

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