The Bajaj Chetak electric scooter will soon be available to users across the country. The Bajaj Auto scooter will now be available in three more cities of the country, Mysore, Mangalore and Aurangabad. Buyers who are interested in electric scooters in these cities can book their vehicle from July 22. Buyers will be able to book the scooter with a token amount of Rs 2,000. The registrations for the scooter are already open for the users in these cities.
Bajaj Auto plans to launch the new Bajaj Chetak electric scooter in 24 cities by 2022. The company launched the Nagpur Bajaj Chetak electric scooter. Booking started from 16th July in Nagpur. Bajaj Auto had earlier opened bookings in Pune and Bengaluru, but the slots were fully subscribed within 48 hours.
Plan to introduce electric scooter in 22 cities
Bajaj Auto had earlier opened bookings in Pune and Bengaluru, but the slots were fully subscribed within 48 hours. The company expects a similar response in Nagpur as well. The company intends to introduce electric scooters in 22 cities by 2022. The Chetak brand was revived as an EV by the company in 2020, almost 15 years after the previous ICE scooter was manufactured. The new EV is being manufactured at the company’s Chakan plant in Pune.
Special Features of the Scooter
The Bajaj Chetak electric scooter is powered by a 3.8 kW electric motor that generates 5 hp of power and 16.2 Nm of torque. The motor is paired with a 3 kWh lithium-ion battery, thanks to which the company is claiming a range of up to 95 km (in eco mode) on a single full charge. The EV can hit a top speed of 70 kmph.
The scooter’s battery takes about 5 hours to get fully charged and with the help of fast charging system, its battery gets charged up to 25 percent in just one hour. According to Bajaj, the battery life of the Chetak electric scooter is up to 70,000 kms or 7 years. The company is giving a warranty of 3 years or up to 50,000 kms on this battery.
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