Ather Energy, a bengaluru based founded by two IIT graduates, the first ever smart scooter with electronic lithium Ion battery. The S340 electronic scooter offers good speed of 27kmph and a range of up to 60kms.
The Ather S340's IP67- rated battery pack has a large cycle of 50,000 kms and a life span of 5 to 6 year. The battery pack uses the cell formate of 18650 cells which is also used by Tesla's Model S Electronic scooter.
Arther Energy's S340 which is very advanced technology with new fast charging feature in this scooter and the battery is charged 80 percent within only 50 minutes. It can be charged with any 5A normal socket in the normal model.
It has a new feature of LED lights with sporty look along with zero lateral weight offset says the company. This scooter has also touch screen dashboard which shows you a cloud based data. Features like user profile based sign in, pre-configured drive modes, on-board navigation offer a personalized ride experience to the consumer.
"The future will be connected and inevitably electric and the Ather S340 has been built as a manifestation of this philosophy," said Tarun Mehta, CEO & Co-Founder. "It is an unapologetically electric vehicle, it has been designed and built mostly in-house with engineering precision.:, he added.
"The automobile industry is in the midst of a huge technological disruption. The technology of electric vehicle has advanced in leaps and bounds. It is the preferred choice because of its inherent efficiency that will shape urban commute and the smart cities of tomorrow. The other aspect is the connectedness of the world around us, enabling integration of devices and making our life experiences seamless. Intelligent vehicles will revolutionize our commute experience in the future and the S340 stands at the cusp of this exciting reality." he further said. Ather Energy has set up its manufacturing unit in Bangalore, and will start rolling out the S340 towards the end of this year.
The Pre- booking of this bike is now available for Pune, Bangalore and Chennai Quarter. Ather Energy will build an online-only purchase model with doorstep delivery and service.