Ather E-scooter 450 & 340 launched in chennai

Ather 450 and the 340 in the metro city Ather will begin its Chennai operations from June 2019, the Bengaluru-based startup will offer both the variants.

Ather Energy has launched its Ather 340 and Ather 450 electric scooters in India. Ather 450 has been priced at Rs 1.24 lakh on-road, the Ather 340 is priced at Rs 1.09 lakh on-road. The only difference among the two is that Ather 340 is having the lower power output. These two are the most expensive as well as the most advanced scooters in the country.

2.4kWh battery pack is also there in the scooter which is efficient. The dashboard of the speedometer is quite interactive and dashing of this scooter. The Ather 450 is powered by  BLDC Motor. The battery of Ather 450 takes 4.18 hours to get fully charged. The maximum torques for Ather 450 are 20.5 Nm.

The motor of Ather 450 is water and dust resistant. The front wheel size and the rear wheel size is 16 inches of Ather 450 scooter. This electric scooter is equipped with fast charging capabilities, high power output for acceleration and have a long life. The onboard navigation provides information about the route. After Chennai, the operations will be expanded in Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, and Mumbai.
The Ather scooters have fast charging up to 80% at 1 km/min. Connectivity, intelligence & thoughtfully designed architect of Ather scooter makes them outstanding in case of features. The charging point has auto-authentication facility and recognize vehicle easily. Official bookings for Ather scooters will be commenced from 24 July.

These scooters are becoming the most affordable scooters as the Government has reduced GST rate from 12 percent to 5 percent. Having larger lithium-ion battery, theAther 450 has a range of 75km on Eco mode and 60km on the regular mode. Initially, both Ather scooters will be available in Banglore city only.

The common standards in both Ather 340 and 450 are seven-inch touchscreen instrument cluster, smartphone connectivity, navigation assist, parking assist, vehicle charging point tracker and LED lighting. A completely charging unit, installed at the customers' residence for free in case of Ather 450.