Note: The prices quoted here are ex-showroom Delhi. Their off-showroom and on-the-road prices may vary depending on your city. The great thing is that the government does not levy tax on electric bicycles. However, it is necessary to take out insurance.
Revolt RV 300 / Revolt RV 400
Smartphone manufacturer Micromax owner Rahul Sharma’s new company Revolt wholly Indian company, which launched Revolt RV 300 and RV 400 electric bicycles. Both bikes are equipped with strong specs. The RV 300 gets a 1500 W motor, which can accelerate to a maximum speed of 65 KM per hour. It will get a battery with a capacity of 2.7 kWh and the company claims that it can give a range of 80KM to 180KM. The battery can be fully charged in 4.2 hours. The ex-showroom price is about Rs 94,999.
At the same time, the RV 400 gets a 3000 W motor, which can reach a maximum speed of up to 85 KM per hour. It has a battery with a capacity of 3.24 kWh and the company claims that it can give a range of 80KM to 150KM. The battery can be fully charged in 4.5 hours. The ex-showroom price is about Rs 94,999. The ex-showroom price starts from around Rs 1,18,999.
Joy e-bike Monster
The Gujarat-based startup has several electric scooters and an electric bicycle. The Monster is smaller in size than the conventional motorcycle, but looks attractive. It is somewhat similar to Honda’s Navi. The company used a BLDC electric motor with a power of 250 W, with which it can reach a maximum speed of 25 km/h. The electric bike will get a 72V, 39 AH (1,656 kWh) lithium battery pack. The company claims that this battery pack can be fully charged in 5 to 5.30 hours and can travel up to 100 kilometers on a single charge. It also gets a reverse mode, a USB charging port and an anti-theft system. The ex-showroom price of this bike is Rs 98,666.
Odysse is also a new name in Indian start-ups. The company recently launched its new electric bicycle Evoqis. The biggest attraction of this electric bike is its design. It is inspired by sports bikes, just like the Honda CBR. It has a 3000W motor, which generates a maximum power of 4300W. This motor is capable of generating 64 Nm of peak torque for the bike. This allows the bicycle to reach a maximum speed of 80 km/h. The battery has a capacity of 4.32 kWh (72V Lithium-Ion), which gives the bike a range of 140 km. It gets four driving modes and an anti-theft lock for security. The bike was launched in India for Rs 1.5 lakh.