Electric Bikes In India & Electric Scooter 2022

Best Top Electric Bikes & Scooter in India 2022.


Ten (10) of the top 20 most polluted cities from across the world are in India – this alone is an alarming fact for city dwellers, with emissions from vehicles being the primary reason behind the increased air pollution.

Electric Bikes & Scooter in India 2022

In 2017 to 2018, one in 12 deaths in India stemmed from the worsening air quality in India. What’s scarier is that over three-quarters of India’s population is exposed to unhealthy levels of air quality. Although the government is gearing up to bring down the pollution levels, it is up to each individual to adapt to a better mode of transportation.

One of the easiest ways to care for your environment is to switch to electric scooters. Gone are the days when the roaring four-cylinder inline engines steal all the attention on the streets. The time has come when high-tech electric bikes have now become the head-turners. Indeed, it will take time to replace the term mileage with “Range”, but there is a gradual shift in the mind of the youngsters to move towards a more sustainable mode of transport.

List of Top Electric Bike & Scooters You can Buy in 2020


Here is the list of top electric bikes & scooters that you can choose from to do your part in reducing your carbon emission:

1.)   Hero Electric Optima
The name synonymous with bikes in India, Hero group forayed into the electric scooter market with their range of scooters tagged under the name Optima. The lowest variant is priced at ₹41,770 and the top-variant at ₹68,721. The motor power ranges from 250 W to 1200 W.

The 48 Volts 20Ah battery pack can take you to a range of 75km in one charge cycle. The sleek design coupled with comfortable seats is equipped with telescopic forks upfront and dual shock absorbers at the rear. The light-weight body will make it easier to wade through heavy traffic.

Ex-showroom starting Price : ₹41,770
Motor power: 240 W
Charging time: 6-7 hours
Range: 75km/charge

Hero Electric Optima

2.)   22Kymco Flow
Since 22Kymco is locally manufactured, it has packed in outstanding features at affordable prices. The classic designs incorporate modern features like LED headlamps, LED tail lamps and turn indicators.

The dual battery setup ensures a smooth range of up to 165km for one charge cycle. The Cruise, Drag mode and Reverse assist mode will cater to the calm and wild side of the drivers along with making it easy to park in tight spaces.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹74,740
Motor power: 2.1 kW
Charging time: 4-5 hours
Range: 165 km/charge

3.)   Ultraviolette F77


Ultraviolette packs in a lot of features in their remarkably brilliant bike F77. Their 25 kW motor is capable of producing a massive torque of 90 Nm, making it one of the most powerful electric bikes in India. It has three removable lithium-ion batteries that can provide a peak speed of 147 kmph.

The DC fast charging capability ensures that you can charge it up to 80% within 50 minutes. The disc brakings are powered by discs while the upside-down fork and a mono-shock provide the suspension. Other features include TFT display, bike locator, Bluetooth connectivity and data logging.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹3,00,000
Motor power: 25 kW
Charging time: 1 hour
Range: 155km/charge

4.)   Bajaj Chetak
The global two-wheeler company that has been dominating the Indian market since 1945 introduced two of their premium electric scooter variants ‒ Urbane and Premium. The lithium-ion battery of Chetak is encased in a metal retro-looking bodywork.

The scooter has a full LCD cluster with smartphone connectivity. The smartphone connectivity will notify you about the location, charging status and remaining range to keep you better updated on your scooter. The company claims Chetak’s 4 kW electric motor can take you for a ride up to 100 km with one charge cycle.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹1,00,000
Motor power: 4.08 kW
Charging time: 5 hours
Range: 100km/charge

5.)   Prana Electric Bike


Under the guidance of Mohanraj Ramasamy, an ex-Tesla Motor’s engineer, SVM Motors launched Prana into the Indian market in October 2019. With a torque that can rival the likes of Honda CB300R, Prana can reach a speed of 60km within a timeframe of 4 seconds.

The bike is equipped with dual disc brakes and telescopic suspension in the front and single-disc brake and mono-shock absorber in the rear. It has four driving modes: Practice, Drive, Sports and Reverse. The 72 Volt battery requires 4 hours to charge and the drive mode mileage is 225 KM in one single charge.

Ex-showroom starting Price: ₹2,99,000
Motor power: 4.32 kW
Charging time: 4 hours
Range: 225 km/charge

6.)   Revolt RV 400 AI Electric Bikes
Revolt RV 400 AI has the distinction of being India’s first motorcycle to be powered by Artificial Intelligence. The 3 kW powered motor can give you a top speed of up to 85 kmph.

You can charge up this bike in about 4 hours. It is equipped with upside-down front forks and adjustable mono-shock rear suspension. The bike offers Eco Mode, Normal Mode and Sports mode with ranges 150 km, 100km and 80km respectively.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹1,04,000
Motor power: 3000 W
Charging time: 4 hours
Range: 80-150 km/charge

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7.)   BattRE gps:ie Electric Scooter


The sleekly designed scooters of BattRe have been batting the field of the e-scooter market with an impressive inning. The predominantly round LED light on its front adds a futuristic element to its design. The scooter takes about 2.5 hours to charge and can last for 90 km.

Keyless start, anti-theft alarm system, rear reverse assist, with tyre lock and LED lights are some among the many impressive features packed into this scooter. A 48V 30Ah lithium-ion battery powers the 250W BLDC motor. The telescopic fork and a single rear shock absorber get the job done in the suspension department while disc brakes handle the braking setup at both ends.

Ex-showroom starting Price : ₹63,555
Motor power: 250 W
Charging time: 2.5 hours
Range: 90 km/charge

8.)   Avera Retrosa
Avera is creating a ripple in the electric scooter market with their Retrosa scooter. Its 72 V hub motor can take you as far as 120-130 km Approximately. A design that reminds us of Vespa, Avera is equipped with a telescopic fork at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear. Its retro design houses a 3000W BLDC motor powered by a lithium-ion battery pack.

Retrosa can speed up to a maximum of 90km/h. It also doesn’t shy away from digitizing the scooter with a digital instrument console, a side stand sensor, LED lights and a battery monitoring system.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹1,08,000
Motor power: 3000 W
Charging time: 3-4 hours
Range: 120-130 km/charge

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9.)   Ather 450 ! Discontinued !


The brilliant minds of India’s premier institute IITs have churned out one of the most sought after electric scooters in India ‒ Ather 450. The dazzling LED lights and full-colour TFT touch screen display, equipped with GPS navigation are just the icings on this cake with the scooter packing in a lot of jaw-dropping features inside it.

The different ride modes certainly give Ather a better edge when compared to the other electric scooters on the market right now. The 5.4 kW motor can churn up a speed of 0-40kmph in 3.9 seconds. And range 75-85 km approx.

Ex-showroom starting Price : ₹1,06,000
Motor power: 5.4 kW
Charging time: 4 hours
Range: 75-85 km/charge

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10.)      Okinawa Praise
   Okinawa’s scooters have always been stretching the limits of the mileage of electric            scooters, and with Okinawa Praise, it sets the benchmark to 200-210 km with one charge cycle. The impressive mileage is complemented with a modular design and disc breaks in front and rear. That reason scooter look sporty.

Okinawa has swapped its lead-acid battery with a lithium-ion battery unit. It can peak speed of up to 75-80 kmph and has high-end features like keyless start option, anti-theft function, location tracker device, remote locking and mobile charging point. It is also fully equipped with a digital console and energy-efficient LED lights. The 40Nm of peak torque will be the cherry on the top for those who want to rev up this beast.

Ex-showroom starting Price (Delhi): ₹75060
Motor power: 1 kW
Battery Charging Time: 4-5 Hours.

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Upcoming Electric Bikes/Scooters in India in 2021

With the electric scooter market attracting a lot of investors, new models are getting released every year, giving each company a run for their money. Here are some upcoming models you should watch out for:

  • TVS Creon

TVS unveiled their TVS Creon Concept at the Auto Expo 2018. It is expected to be powered by a 12 kW motor and three lithium-ion batteries.

Expected launch date: November 2021

  • Mahindra Gusto Electric

Mahindra is hoping to leave its mark in the electric scooter department with the Mahindra Gusto Electric. It is expected to be powered by a 3 kW motor.

Expected launch date: October 2021

  • Bird ES1+

Unveiled at the Auto expo 2020, Bird ES1+ is powered by a 3Ah lithium-ion battery pack. It is expected to take you to a range of up to 55 km in a single charge.

Expected launch date: December 2021

  • Lambretta G-Special

The Italian manufacturer hopes to garner more fans to its brand with its new electric variant to its famous petrol variant G325.

Expected launch date: March 2020

  • Tork T6X

The 6kW motor of Tork T6X will be powered by lithium-Ion batteries and can cover up to 100km in one full charge. It is expected to be equipped with all the latest features.

Expected launch date: December 2021

Benefits of buying an Electric Bikes/Scooter

  • For travelling the same distance, the cost of charging your vehicle will be drastically lesser than buying petrol.
  • For travelling the same distance, the cost of charging your vehicle will be drastically lesser than buying petrol.
  • First and foremost, buying an electric vehicle will be an important personal step that you can take in reducing carbon emissions and striving towards a more sustainable and cleaner future.
  • Electric scooters have smart connecting options like controlling your bike with the phone, anti-theft features, reverse mode,  in-built GPS navigation etc.
  • You will also get an additional income tax deduction of up to ₹1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken to buy electric vehicles. There are future plans on the reduction of GST for electric vehicles.
  • Electric bikes can save you from the surging costs of petrol prices. It will be a great investment in the long run.
  • Electric scooters create less noise than petrol bikes
  • Maintaining an electric scooter is far easier than a petrol bike.

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