Bajaj Auto launched the electric version of the Chetak scooter. Construction of Chetak Electric Scooter was started on September 25, 2019, at Bajaj’s Chakan Plant. Meanwhile, many rumors are circulating as to what the new electric scooter will be named.
Chetak, Urbanite, Chick and many other names are suggested. Earlier, there were reports that the Bajaj e-scooter will be equipped with high-tech systems including artificial intelligence.
Features of the electric Chetak include the LED headlamp, two-piece seats, LED tail lamp, 12-inch alloy wheels, fully digital instrument cluster, and high storage. The Chetak scooter is set against the likes of Okinawa scooters, Hero Electric, Ather Energy, Ampere Electric Vehicles and Twenty-Two Motors.
Union Road, Transport and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, who praised Bajaj Chetak’s electric scooter, said the Bajaj Chetak the electric scooter is sure to have many successes in the domestic and international markets. The Bajaj Urbanite Chetak Electric Scooter has been developed in collaboration with German electric and technology center Bosch.
By 2020, the company plans to expand the selection of electric bikes. It will be sold through the KTM dealerships
Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Expected price: Around ₹ 1.25 lakh
Maximum speed: Around 60 kmph
Mileage: 85 km ( sports mode ) 95 km ( eco mode ) on a single charge of 5 hours.