10 Upcoming Electric Scooters In India 2024
As the Indian electric vehicle (EV) industry grows rapidly, electric two-wheelers are leading the way, constituting 50% of total EV sales in 2023. Due to their competitive upfront costs and lower operational expenses, electric two-wheelers have become an attractive choice for eco-conscious riders. Automobile companies are also actively working on electric versions of their existing Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) two-wheeler models. This year, many new electric two-wheeler models are set to enter the market. Here, we have listed the upcoming electric scooters in 2024:
1. Ather Rizta
Ather has secured its position among the top 5 electric two-wheeler manufacturers in India. The eagerly anticipated Ather Ritza, their upcoming model, has piqued the interest of potential buyers. Crafted with family needs in focus, this electric scooter promises to be a spacious and utility-oriented addition, setting it apart from the sportier 450X series.
2. Honda Activa Electric
After the success of its ICE version, Honda is set to electrify its iconic Activa scooter in 2024. Keeping the original design intact, this electric model will offer an estimated range of 100 km with a top speed of 60 km/hr. This electric vehicle will feature regenerative braking and a digital display and will be priced at Rs 1.10 lakh (excluding taxes).
3. Suzuki Burgman Electric
The Indian market has been eagerly awaiting the electric version of the popular Suzuki Burgman Street. Like its petrol version, it has a telescopic fork, disc brakes, and a comfortable riding position. This electric scooter offers a range of approx 90 km on a single charge, making it suitable for daily commutes.
4. Okinawa Cruiser
With its bold outlook, the Okinawa Cruiser electric scooter delivers a top speed of 100 km/hr. This Cruiser is your companion for long EV trips as it offers a 120 km range on one charge. Packed with features like a bright LED headlight, a semi-digital display, and ample storage space, the Cruiser is designed for efficient and stylish commuting.
5. Hero eMaestro
The popular Maestro is now in an electric avatar. With modern aesthetics, LED lights, a digital display, and cloud connectivity, this comfortable scooter promises performance similar to a 110cc petrol scooter. It has alloy wheels and a smooth suspension to ensure a comfortable ride.
6. Lectrix EV LXS G 3.0
The Lectrix EV LXS G 3.0 features a powerful 2200-watt motor, reaching speeds of 60 km/h for up to 80-105 km on a single charge. With a 3 kWh battery that recharges in just 4 hours, tubeless tires, and a 145 mm ground clearance, the LXS G 3.0 offers a smooth and efficient commuting experience. It includes user-friendly features such as remote start, push-button start, a digital clock, and a digital speedometer.
7. LML Star
The LML Star stands out with its 4 kWh detachable battery, providing a range of up to 120 km per charge. Its 6.8 PS motor delivers a 38 Nm torque, reaching a top speed of 85 km/h. With a unique screen for displaying messages, stylish design, and disc brakes on both wheels, the LML Star gives tough competition to existing electric two-wheelers in the market.
8. Hero Electric AE-8
Unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo, Hero Electric’s AE-8 is all you need for your daily commutes. This electric scooter can cover 80 km on a single charge and provides a top speed of 45 km/hr. It features LED headlights, a blue backlit honeycomb design, and a digital display.
9. Liger X
This Mumbai-based company is rocking the market with self-balancing technology with Liger X. It is available in two variants, X and X Plus, and offers a top speed of 65 km/hr. It has a TFT display and GPS connectivity for turn-by-turn navigation.
10. Gogoro 2 Series
Prioritizing convenience with swappable batteries, the Gogoro 2 Series offers an exceptional range of up to 170 km on a single charge at a consistent speed of 30 km/h. With a powerful liquid-cooled motor, spacious under-seat storage, and keyless start, it’s an ideal choice for urban commuters valuing practicality and quick battery replacement.
As the EV industry evolves in India, we can expect more launches in the coming months. From budget-friendly electric scooters to self-balancing and long-range scooters, these electric vehicles are poised to change the automotive landscape in the future.