Although, the electric vehicles (including cars and bike) were invented before World War II, certain demerits in them failed to advance their use by the common masses 20th century. As the world did not experience shortage of petrol and diesel at that time, fuel driven vehicles had stolen the popularity over the electric vehicles. With the rise in consumerism and price of petrol and diesel in 21st century, a sub-continent like India now needs vehicles, which move by the use of electricity not by fuel.
As the dream machines of Indian middle class, India now looks forward to the arrival of trendy and smart electric bikes that can literally save India from a crisis resulting out of want of petroleum and diesel.
Although, India has many electric bikes, the best ones have loads of catchy features to get your attention. Let’s see the 5 best electric motor bike in India with price, review and features:
Hero Electric Zion
All the electric bikes from Hero are good. Hero electric Zone is a leading brand in its product range. This bike is around 74 kgs and it can carry a weight of around 90 kgs. Extremely safe because of the drum brake, it comes in Olive black, pearl white and mystic silver. You need not step up on the “kick start” as the machine is equipped with “electric starter”. It can go up to 25 kilometers per hour and can be charge with the electric charger. The battery type is 48V-12/20 AH.
It comes with a price tag Rs 35,990.
One of the top bike producers in India, TVS is an acclaimed group of south India with headquarters in Chennai and Madurai. In its range of bikes, all the 15 bikes are very efficient. In the range of these bikes, TVS qube is the electric one that comes with a price tag of Rs65, 000. This bike has got a slightly higher price as the engine is hybrid; it can go both by petrol and electricity. Details of the bike are not known as the bike will arrive in the year 2014.
BSA is an extremely strong brand in the bicycle segment, although it has cars, scooters and other kinds of vehicles and accessories. At present, it has six electric bikes available in India and those are priced between Rs 29,000 to Rs 34, 500. These 100cc bikes have got proven efficiency and BSA rider, BSA fusion and BSA roamer are the three best models from the six.
Indus YO is quite an established brand in the electric bikes market. Indus Yo Spin, Indus Yo Smart and Indus Yo speed are the three models with Yo priced at Rs 26,000, Rs 28,350 and Rs 36,500 respectively. Its weight is around 75 kgs and all the three models are appreciated by the customers throughout the country. Working with a permanent DC motor, it has the maintenance free VRLA deep discharge, 20AH battery.
Enigma Intense E-Scooter
Enigma offers three kinds of scooters, such as Intense, Muscular and Crescent. The on-road prices of these three models vary between Rs 28,500 to Rs 31,900. All these models take 6-8 hours to get recharged and are available in four colors-red, white, brown and black. All the models are equipped with cruise control, anti-theft alarm, motor lock system and 48 volt lightening system with multiple charger sockets.