A new electric two-wheeler called eBikeGo Rugged has been launched in India. The rugged Electric Scooter is said to be India’s first intelligent electric moto-scooter. It comes in two variants – G1 for Rs 79,999 and G1+ for Rs 99,999. The prices include the FAME II subsidy but not the state subsidy, which means that these are the final prices and you will have to pay a little extra towards registration and accessories. This was announced the same day, we heard about MG E200 Electric Car expected announcement.
The rugged two-wheeler comes with a top speed of 70 KMPH and offers a 160 km charge range on a single charge. It features two 2 kWh batteries that can be replaced. Each battery can be charged from 0% to 100% in 3.5hrs. The scooter also offers 30 liters of storage capacity. It comes with built-in GPS, 4G LTE, and Bluetooth support as the standard connectivity options for smart users.
According to the company, the Rugged features India’s first indigenously built 3kW hub motor. It is currently available for pre-order for Rs 499 and deliveries will begin from November 2021. The body is made of a cradle chassis and steel frame. The company even calls it India’s toughest EV ever. You can visit their website for the prebooking and go ahead paying the advance amount, while the balance payment can be made later.
We had JustEV have shared a video giving all the details along with the first look at their EV. Watch the same below.
It is said to feature 12 built-in smart sensors. Using the Rugged smartphone app, the user can lock/unlock the scooter. It also has an anti-theft feature that ensures the safety of the driver in the case of an accident or other emergency. The company also offers a 7-year warranty for the chassis and a 3-year warranty for the battery.
Rugged will also set up experience centers in nine states and will install 3000+ charging stations. The Rugged scooter will be available in all cities in India via online pre-booking and offline experience centers.