Bajaj Chetak electric scooter gets more expensive by Rs 12,700


Bajaj Chetak was launched in 2019. Since then, the electric scooter has seen price increases. The electric scooter was launched in two variants Urbane and Premium. The introductory price was set at just Rs 1 lakh (ex-showroom) for the cheaper Urbane variant and the Premium variant was selling at an additional premium of Rs 15,000 at Rs 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom) after the launch. FAME II grant. Also Read – Government panel to propose battery certification and quality control standards to tackle electric vehicle fires

Bajaj Chetak now sells in a single Premium variant. The scooter has been priced at Rs 1.54 lakh (ex-showroom). This is a price hike of Rs 12,749 from the old price of Rs 1.41,440 (ex-showroom) before launch. This is a direct price increase of 9.01%. Also Read – Government Issues Show Cause Notice to Ola Electric, Okinawa and Other Electric Scooter Makers

Bajaj Chetak recently started production at its Pune factory in Akurdi. This new factory will allow the brand to develop its sales. The company currently sells its electric scooter in over 75 cities in India. It recorded sales of over 14,000 units in India. Additionally, Bajaj Auto has 16,000 orders on the waiting list. The company plans to meet demand using the new facility in Pune. Also Read – Ola Electric slips to fourth place as electric vehicle registrations drop amid fire fears: Check the details

The electric scooter manufacturing plant is expected to produce more than 5,000,000 electric scooters.

Features of Bajaj Chetak

The Bajaj Chetak comes with a 3 kWh lithium-ion battery and a 3.8 kW electric motor. This engine develops 16 Nm of maximum torque at 1,400 rpm. The scooter has two driving modes: Eco and Sport. In Eco mode, the Scooter can deliver up to 95 km of autonomy while in Sport mode, the autonomy is reduced to 85 km. The scooter can reach a speed of 40 km/h from a standstill in 3.9 seconds.

Bajaj Chetak Rivals

As Bajaj Chetak is approaching its 2 year period in the Indian market. These two years have been marked by a massive increase in competition. Currently, there is intense competition from Ola Electric’s Ola S1 Pro, Okinawa Praise Pro, and Ather 450X. Bajaj is expected to roll up its sleeve by upgrading some basic specifications of the Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter.

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