Bajaj will return Chetak in electric avatar after 14 years, launch in January: Will run up to 95km on a single charge

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Bajaj will return Chetak in electric avatar after 14 years, launch in January; Will run up to 95km on a single charge: Bajaj Auto has introduced the electric variant of its Chetak scooter during an event in Delhi. It is also the company’s first all-electric scooter. In this way, Chetak is back in the Indian market after 14 years. The company started production of this scooter on September 25, 2019. This official will be launched in January 2020.

Mileage of 95km on single charge

Bajaj Chetak electric scooter

Bajaj Chetak electric scooter

The Chetak electric scooter features IP67 rated lithium ion battery with 4kW electric motor. It can be charged from a standard 5-15 amp outlet. However, the company did not provide information about battery capacity.

The scooter will get a swingram-moundet motor, which powers the wheel with the help of a high-efficiency automatic gearbox. There will be different modes according to speed and mileage. Like in eco mode it will run for 95 kilometers on a single charge. At the same time, its mileage will be 85 km in Sport mode.

Will be equipped with many premium features

Bajaj Chetak electric scooter

Bajaj Chetak electric scooter

It will also get many premium features like Fully Digital Instrument Cluster, Key-less ignition. With the help of the app, this scooter can be connected. Which will be able to control many features as well. The front has an oval LED strip around the headlamps. Will be able to buy the scooter in 6 colors.

The scooter has a single side trailing suspension at the front. At the same time, monoshock suspension will be found in the rear. Both front and rear tires will get disc brakes for speed control. It will get tubeless tires.

Price will be less than 1.50 lakhs

Rajiv Bajaj, managing director of Bajaj Auto, did not disclose the price of the scooter at the event, but he said that it will not cost more than Rs 1.50 lakh. Chetak Electric will be competitively priced. The company will first roll it out in Pune and Bangalore. It will be sold through a pro-biking network. It is believed that in the Indian market, it will compete with the Ather 450 and Okinawa Prze.

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