One of the leading two-wheeler and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company forayed into an electric mobility (e-mobility) space with the launch of its ‘TVS iQube Electric’ scooter in Bengaluru.
This electric scooter was launched by B.S. Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India (MORTH) & Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) along with Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company.
Further, the newly launched e-scooter is powered by next gen TVS SmartXonnect platform, advanced electric drivetrain, and Li-ion batteries.
Speaking on the launch of e-scooter, Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company, said that “TVS Motor is driven by customer centric innovation. As India moves ahead, its mobility solutions would increasingly be total experience-led, nowhere is this felt sharper than among the youth of India. Our focus on the ‘Green & Connected’ youth of India is embodied, in the first of the TVS electric portfolio. TVS iQube Electric is a blend of an advanced electric drivetrain and the next gen TVS SmartXonnect platform.”
In terms of performance, TVS iQube Electric has a max speed of 78 kmph and traverses 75 kms in full charge. It comes with an impressive acceleration of 0 to 40 kmph in 4.2 seconds.
On connectivity, the scooter comes with advanced TFT cluster and TVS iQube app and has multiple features such as geo-fencing, remote battery charge status, navigation assist, last park location, incoming call alerts/SMS alerts among others.
Moreover, it has innovative features for delivering unmatched convenience such as Q-park assist, multi-select economy and power mode, day and night display and regenerative braking and provides a noiseless and comfortable ride.
In styling, TVS iQube Electric is available in a striking white colour, and is designed to reflect contemporary lifestyle. It is equipped with crystal-clear LED headlamps, all LED tail lamps and sports an illuminating logo.
Meanwhile, the new TVS iQube Electric can be booked by customers with a booking amount of Rs 5,000. It is available in Bengaluru from January 27, 2020.