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Hero Electric launches extended range variants of Optima and Nyx

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Hero Electric, today officially launched its two new e-scooters – Optima ER and Nyx ER (Extended Range) further expanding its range of heavy-duty and high-speed e-scooters in India. The Optima ER and Nyx ER are now available across all Hero Electric dealerships for INR 68,721 (ex. PAN India) and INR 69,754 (ex. PAN India) respectively.

The company also announced the inauguration of its new corporate office in Bengaluru as part of its expansion plan in southern India to diversify its operations and strategically plan the new consumer touchpoints in the country. Hero Electric plans to take the 615 touchpoints presently to 1000 by the end of 2020 and make the brand accessible even in the most interior parts of the country. The company has extensive investment plans in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually.

With the launch of Nyx ER, the company has extensive plans to introduce heavy-duty products catering to myriad requirements of the B2B sector thereby expanding its offerings for the commercial segment. As the largest maker of electric vehicles in India currently, Hero Electric is in sync with the government’s vision to promote and foster the adoption of electric mobility in India and will invest in R&D to introduce technologically advanced products that India needs in order to make the switch from ICE vehicles. All high-speed products from Hero Electric will be eligible for FAME II benefits and coupled with the lowered GST rates in the near future.

Optima ER

  • Speed –  42 km/hr
  • Range – 110 km/ch
  • Battery Type – Lithium-Ion
  • Battery Voltage – 48V
  • Battery Capacity (Ah) – 56 Ah @ C3 rating
  • Numbers of Battery – 2
  • Charging Time – 4-5 hours
  • Motor – 550W/1200W (Peak Power)
  • Acceleration (0-30 kmph) – 8 sec
  • Kerb Weight – 83 kg
  • Charger – Fancooled Charger
  • Rim Type – Alloy
  • Tyre Size – 90 x 90 x 12
  • Gradeability – 7 Degree
  • Ground Clearance – 140 mm
  • Colors: Matte Grey, Matte Red
  • Features – Digital Speedometer, Telescopic Suspension, Regenerative Braking, Regenerative Braking, Telescopic Suspension, LED Bulb, PC Head Lamp, Larger & Comfortable Seat, Anti Theft with Remote Lock, Mobile Charging, Aerodynamic Style, High Torque PWM Controller
  • 3 Years Warranty

Optima ER and Nyx ER

NYX ER

  • Speed –  42 km/hr
  • Range – 100 km/ch
  • Battery Type – Lithium-Ion
  • Battery Voltage – 48V
  • Battery Capacity (Ah) – 56 Ah @ C3 rating
  • Numbers of Battery – 2
  • Charging Time – 4-5 hours
  • Motor – 600W/1300W (Peak Power)
  • Acceleration (0-30 kmph) – 8 sec
  • Kerb Weight – 87 kg
  • Charger – Fancooled Charger
  • Rim Type – Alloy
  • Tyre Size – 90 x 90 x 12
  • Gradeability – 7 Degree
  • Ground Clearance – 141 mm
  • Colors: Black, Silver
  • Features – Digital Speedometer, Telescopic Suspension, Regenerative Braking, Regenerative Braking, Telescopic Suspension, LED Bulb, PC Head Lamp, High Torque PWM Controller
  • 3 Years Warranty

 

The e-scooters from the company are gender agnostic with designs that can blend into anyone’s lifestyle and offer last-mile connectivity at minimal cost and zero emissions.

Commenting at the occasion Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric India said“We want to offer the best of Hero Electric products to all our customers. One feedback that we have constantly received was the range anxiety associated with e-scooters, and with the Nyx ER and Optima ER we are addressing that issue and offering a package that is high on performance and usability. I am confident that customers will appreciate these additions alongside the FAME II benefits that have made our range even more affordable.”

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