part of phase 2 of expansion, Ather Energy, India’s first intelligent electric
scooter manufacturer, announced the launch of the Ather 450X in 16 additional
cities - Mysore, Hubli, Jaipur, Indore, Panaji, Bhubaneshwar, Nasik, Surat,
Chandigarh, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Nagpur, Noida, Lucknow and
Energy is now fast tracking its plans to meet the national demand for the
vehicle and by Q1 2021, Ather 450X will be available across 27 cities in India.
in these new cities are also eligible for the limited-edition Series 1 vehicle,
as they placed orders in January 2020 before the official launch of the new
will be opening up in these cities in a staggered manner by Q1 2021 and will
begin by setting up test rides to let consumers experience the vehicle. Ather
has also been talking to prospective retail partners in these markets and has
already begun locating spaces to set up its fast EV charging network, Ather
Grid. In the 11 markets that Ather has presence in, more than 60 charging
points are already installed with more in the pipeline.
Ather 450X is an upgrade from its predecessor Ather 450 and is the quickest and
one of the smartest scooters in India, and comes in three new colours; Grey,
Green, and White. The scooter is powered with a 6kW PMSM motor, a new 2.9 kWh
lithium-ion battery, and comes with 4 riding modes. In addition to Eco, Ride,
and Sport, Ather has introduced a new high-performance mode, 'Warp'. Ather 450X
can go from 0 to 40 kmph in just 3.3 sec in Warp mode, making it the quickest
scooter in the 125cc category and the perfect choice to navigate through city
traffic. The Ather 450X will also charge 50% faster than before at 1.5km per
minute, making it the fastest charging rate in the electric two-wheeler
the electric scooter will have a 4G SIM card and Bluetooth connectivity,
allowing riders to manage phone calls and music on the touchscreen dashboard.
The new 7” touchscreen dashboard, comes with a colour depth of 16M and a
Snapdragon Quad-Core processor. Ather 450X utilises Android Open Source to
offer Google map navigation, on-board diagnostics, and other unique features
like Over-the-air updates, Auto Indicator off and Guide-me-home lights.
Ather mobile app will continue to offer personalised ride statistics, charging
status, push navigation, and more functionalities like theft & tow
detection, live location & vehicle state tracking.