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Sub-Rs 80,000 Ola e-scooter within the works | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

New Ola e-scooter more likely to get smaller battery pack than present S1 variants; Rs 10,000 low cost on S1 Professional prolonged until Diwali.

Ola Electrical is gearing as much as launch a brand new, extra inexpensive variant of its S1 electrical scooter this month, which can be priced underneath Rs 80,000. The EV start-up has additionally prolonged the validity of festive gives on the S1 Professional, which features a Rs 10,000 money low cost.

  • New base variant to retain options of present S1 variants
  • Low cost on prolonged guarantee and decrease rates of interest on supply

New Ola S1 variant: what we all know to this point

In response to sources throughout the firm, this new scooter is about to be launched round Diwali and can be priced underneath Rs 80,000. At this value level, the brand new Ola e-scooter will value across the similar as well-liked 125cc scooters just like the TVS Jupiter and Suzuki Entry.

We’ve additionally discovered that Ola’s new scooter is anticipated to retain a lot of the options of the present S1 variants. Nevertheless, it’s more likely to get a smaller battery pack than the 3kWh unit seen on the S1, with a purpose to preserve the prices in verify.

Given its anticipated value, this new S1 variant will seemingly rival the bottom TVS iQube and the Hero Vida e-scooter, which is set to be launched tomorrow.

Ola S1 Professional reductions prolonged

Only in the near past, Ola Electrical had introduced numerous gives, together with a Rs 10,000 money low cost, on its S1 Professional electrical scooter which have been legitimate until October 5. And now, on the again of an encouraging response, the EV start-up has determined to increase the validity of those gives.

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal has tweeted saying that the gives can be prolonged “until Diwali”, though no particular date has been talked about. Apart from the Rs 10,000 money low cost, Ola can be providing a Rs 1,500 low cost on its 5-year prolonged guarantee, in addition to a decrease rate of interest, beginning at 8.99 % (down by 2.2 %), and 0 processing charge on loans for the S1 Professional.

After three months of regular decline, Ola noticed a resurgence in its gross sales figures, topping the EV gross sales charts in September. The continued gives, coupled with the introduction of new expertise centres throughout India and the launch of the bottom S1 scooter, are more likely to have a optimistic impact on the gross sales numbers.

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