Ola Electric Begins Deliveries of Affordable S1 X Electric Scooter

Ola Electric has started rolling out the first units of its most affordable electric scooter, the S1 X, from its FutureFactory manufacturing facility. The company’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal shared images of the first S1 X scooters coming off the production line, signaling the start of deliveries.

The Ola S1 X was launched in August 2022 at an introductory starting price of ₹80,000 (ex-showroom). It is offered in three variants with two battery pack options. Here are some key details about the new model:

  • Comes in 2 kWh and 3 kWh battery variants, offering different levels of range. The 3 kWh version has a range of 151 km on a single charge.
  • Top speed of 90 km/hr and 0-40 km/hr acceleration in 3.3 seconds in higher variants.
  • New sleek design with circular mirrors, and steel wheels instead of alloy. 34-liter boot space.
  • Based on Ola’s Gen 2 platform, also used in S1 Pro and S1 Air models. Has telescopic forks in front, and twin shocks at the rear.
  • Drum brakes on both front and rear wheels. Gets features like hill hold assist.
  • Price starts at ₹90,000 after the launch offer expires. Available in 10 colors.

Within just 2 weeks of launch, Ola Electric received over 75,000 bookings for the S1 X and updated S1 models. Deliveries of the top S1 X+ variant will begin first this month. Ola is accepting reservations for other S1 X variants for just ₹999, with deliveries from December.

The S1 X expands Ola Electric’s product portfolio into a more affordable price segment. This will help the company cater to more customers looking for an electric scooter priced under ₹1 lakh.

Ola Electric is ramping up production capacity at its FutureFactory in order to meet the strong demand. The company aims to manufacture 1 million EVs annually within the next few years.

The S1 X delivers a premium electric scooter experience and the latest technology at a competitive price point. For daily urban commuting needs, it offers sufficient range and performance. Ola Electric aims to accelerate EV adoption through its product innovation.

In summary, Ola Electric has initiated deliveries of its value-focused S1 X electric scooter to meet surging demand. With its fresh design, practicality, and pricing, the S1 X strengthens Ola’s leadership in sustainable mobility solutions.

FAQs

What is the starting price of the Ola S1 X electric scooter?

The Ola S1 X starts at a price of ₹90,000 (ex-showroom) after introductory offers expire.

What are the battery options available?

It is offered with 2 kWh and 3 kWh lithium-ion battery pack options.

What is the claimed range for the 3 kWh variant?

The 3 kWh battery variant has a claimed riding range of 151 km on single charge.

Which variant’s deliveries are starting first?

Ola Electric is prioritizing deliveries of the top S1 X+ variant first, priced at ₹1.09 lakh.

What is the top speed and acceleration of the S1 X?

Up to 90 km/hr top speed and 0-40 km/hr in 3.3 seconds in the higher model.

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