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Ampere’s latest scooter has a range of upto 80km and a top speed of 55kmph
Ampere Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Ltd., has launched the Magnus Pro scooter in the country. The Magnus Pro has an average range of 75-80km on a full charge, and is being launched in 4 colours: Bluish Pearl white, Metallic red, Graphite Black, Golden Yellow in Bangalore and will soon be available in other parts of the country. The launch price is Rs 73,990 in Bengaluru to begin with.
Magnus Pro also offers features like anti-theft alarm, digital LCD cluster, mobile charging USB point, LED lights, LED DRLs, telescopic suspension, 450mm leg space and large storage boot space. The total charging time for the 30Ah lithium-ion battery is between 5 to 6 hours. The 1.2Kw motor allows the scooter to hit 40kmph in 10sec while they top speed is rated at 55kmph. What helps the scooter’s case is the kerb weight at just 82kg, making it significantly lighter than its ICE-powered counterparts.
At the launch, Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD and CEO, Greaves Cotton Limited said “Greaves is an established player delivering affordable and eco-friendly mobility solutions. We have invested in talent, technology and infrastructure to build a sustainable ecosystem. With the increased shift towards personal mobility vehicles post COVID, launch of this new Magnus e-scooter is an important milestone in our journey to strengthen Ampere’s position in the last mile mobility segment.”
Commenting on the launch, P Sanjeev, COO, Ampere Electric said, “We at Ampere Electric are obsessed with customer experience. The all new Magnus Pro electric scooter is designed and tested under varied conditions to deliver superior ride and comfortable experience with a host of useful features. We conducted extensive research and customer feedback to ensure Magnus Pro, meets the expectations of all types of scooter lovers. Magnus Pro will be an exciting new option in the high speed e-scooter segment with host of comfort, safety, convenience & stylish features.”
Ampere has managed to sell over 60,000 electric scooters so far and has 200 dealerships across the country.