Ather just launched 450x smart electric scooter at an event in Delhi as it had promised. It comes with a range of 85 km with new 21700 battery, and one of the quickest accelerations of 6.5 seconds from 0-60 km/hr. It also has faster charging at 1.5km/ minute. The new model comes with built-in 4G and Wi-Fi support, thanks to Snapdragon 212 processor, compared to 3G in 450 and built-in Bluetooth as well as three new colors.
|Peak Motor Power||6kW||5.4kW|
|Battery||2.9 kWh,21700 Lithium-ion||2.4 kWh,18650 Lithium-ion|
|Charging Rate||1.45km/min (0-50% SOC)
1.1km/min (50-80% SOC)
|On-Road Range (Eco)||85||75|
|On-Road Range (Ride)||70||65|
|0 to 40kmph||3.29 sec||3.84 sec|
|0 to 60kmph||6.5 sec||8.27 sec|
|Processor||Snapdragon 212 Quad-core
1.3GHz, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage
|Operating System||Android Open Source OS (AOSP)||—|
|Screen Size and Type||7-inch TFT LCD, LED Backlit, Touchscreen||7-inch LCD Touchscreen|
|Kerb Weight||108Kg||118kg (First version) 111kg (With DoT)|
|F:R Weight Ratio||47 : 53||49 : 51|
|Modes||Eco, Ride, Sport, Warp||Eco, Ride, Sport|
|Bluetooth 4.2||Yes, for music controls and call notification||No|
|Bluetooth Accessories||Smart Helmet and Tyre Pressure Sensor||No|
|Connectivity||4G, Wi-Fi 2.4/5G||3G|
|Colors||White with Green, Grey with Yellow, Green with Orange||White with Green|
There are new Plus and Pro subscriptions that you can choose. The vehicle alone costs Rs. 99,000, and you can choose to pay monthly subscription of Rs. 1699 or 1999 per month, respectively. Both have similar internal specs, but the subscription model differs, which you can interchange on your app.
Including the subscription, the Ather 450x is priced at Rs. 1.49 lakhs for the Plus model and the Pro model costs Rs. 1.59 lakhs, and the Delhi pricing will be Rs. 1.35 lakhs and Rs. 1.45 lakhs respectively as per new EV policy, if you want to pay upfront. Lease and financing options will be available from day 1, said the company.
It will go on sale from July 2020 in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad, and specific delivery timelines for cities will be announced later.