Bajaj Chetak electric scooter has been launched in India and at the start it will sold Pune and Bengaluru through the existing Probiking network with KTM.
There is a buzz recently about the launch of Chetak Electric Scooter in India. Finally Bajaj Auto has silently marked its footsteps upon the ongoing battle of electric scooters. Making a launch with Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter will definitely increase the rate of competition upon its old competitors.
Having a golden history in the past Bajaj’s Model “Chetak” is really worth watching. The petrol model might be a success in the past but its time to see whether the electric model will repeat the glorious past or not. Having said that today we will be shedding some more light upon the new launch of all new Bajaj Electric Scooter. Again will be discussing about its features, price, specification, top speed, mileage and every possible details which we will find in the search.
Bajaj Chetak have to lock horns with the TVS NTorq 125 and Suzuki Burgman at this price range. At later stage, the new-gen Chetak might get an electric variant. Its electric version is likely to be named as ‘Chetak Chic Electric’ and will debut in 2020. Let get started and know more about the new bajaj electric scooter in India.
Bajaj Auto Limited – A Glorious Past
If you look at the homes of middle class Indians then you will definitely get a glimpse of Bajaj’s old two wheeler vehicles. At that time two models of Bajaj Auto Limited were very much famous, those were Bajaj Chetak Scooter and Bajaj Super Scooter.
Bajaj Auto is actually a part of the Bajaj Group. And it was founded by Jamnalal Bajaj in Rajasthan in the ear of 1940s. At that time it was manufacturing motorcycles, scooters and auto rickshaws. Bajaj Auto Limited is primarily known for its two-wheeler company and three-wheeler manufacturing company.
Speaking about its manufacturing plants they are based in Pune, Maharashtra. Also some are based in Pune, Maharashtra, with plants in Chakan (Pune), Waluj (near Aurangabad) and Pantnagar in Uttarakhand. Having such a glorious past, now the company has again made an re-entry in the electric scooter sector.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Launch in India
Bajaj chetak might have launched its electric scooter for now but for commercial selling it will be officially launched in India in January 2020. Company has planned to sell the electric scooter specifically in Pune and Bengaluru for the initial phase. And for that they will be utilizing the existing Probiking network with KTM.
I know if you have also some old memory attached with the vehicle “Bajaj Chetak” then you must be restless in finding the important details about the new Chetak. And its obivious also. So without making any more waiting for your guys lets get started and know more about the new electric bajaj chetak.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Launch Date
There is no official announcement regarding the launch date of Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter. But according to some trusted sources the launch date will be around Jan-Feb 2020. More probably it will in the month of January 2020.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Motor and Battery
The all new Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter will be powered by 4kW electric motor. And speaking about the battery it will be an IP67-rated lithium-ion battery, which will definitely provide it the necessary electric power for smooth running. These IP67 rated high-tech Lithium-Ion battery is equipped with NCA cells which can be easily charged through regular household 5-15 amp electrical outlet.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Range or Mileage
The question of ranges or mileage of an Electric vehicle is always an debatable issue. It’s the case for all electric vehicles, be it a two wheeler or a four wheeler. Same goes for new Chetak electric scooter as well.
Here the manufacturers have defined two driving modes for it — Eco and Sport. While the Eco mode which is economy mode or low power mode is having a range of 95 km, the Sport mode or more powerful mode will be having a little less range around 85 km.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Specifications
|Scooter Variant||Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter|
|Braking System||CBS (Combined Braking System)|
|Mileage||Up to 95km electric range|
|Top Speed||60 kmph|
|Price in India||New Bajaj Chetak electric scooter is expected to be priced at INR 1 lakh (ex-showroom).|
|Shades||Ivory, Silver, Red, Blue, Black, Orange|
|Official Tagline||Hamara Kal|
If you want to know about the specification of Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter then I must tell you that it has a tubular single-sided suspension at the front and a monoshock at the rear in Chetak electric scooter.
This model has a single-sided cast aluminium swingarm, having a modern design, contoured seat, multi-spoke wheel as well. The all new Chetak will have 12-inch wheels with a disc up front and a drum at the rear end of the vehicle. Speaking about the braking system its quite new having a regenerative braking system for the new model, which provides more safety to the rider.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Features
Lets speak about what features you will be expecting in the bajaj electric scooter. The most attractive feature which I guess is the all-metal body. Unlike the usual electric scooters having a fiber or plastic body, chetak will be getting a metallic body which is definitely a unique feature.
This Chetak electric scooter will not have a Bajaj badge. But the metal body will be having a variation of colours in it around six colour options. The new features includes all digital console, horseshoe-shaped LED headlight with DRLs, feather-touch electronic switches, a large digital instrument panel, sequential scrolling LED blinkers and a glove box.
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Price
Price is always a key factor upon the selling of an product in Indian market where majority are middle class people. A higher range will definitely create lower interest upon the purchasing of the new electric scooter.
However based on the new features and mileage, we can expect the new Chetak electric scooter to be available in the price range of Rs 90,000 and Rs 1.5 lakh. It may seems at the higher side but believe me the metallic body and so much of new and amazing features surely deserves it. However we are not officially announced about the exact numbers regarding the price of bajaj electric scooter.
What is ‘Chetak Electric Yatra’?
Before the launch of the Bajaj Electric Scooter in the market, company has launched the Chetak Electric Yatra. Speaking about the Yatra it’s a journey of the Chetak Electric Scooter across the Northern Part of India. Along the journey the scooter is going to cover around 3000 Km. Mr Rahul Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Auto has facilitated the Yatra.
Is there subsidy available on Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter?
Yes, you can take benefit of subsidy with the Bajaj Chetak Electric scooter.
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