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Ather Energy launched the Ather 450X Gen 3 in India. Ex-showroom New Delhi, the price of the 2022 Ather 450X is Rs 1.39 lakh. The new Ather 450X costs just Rs 1,000 less than the predecessor due to state subsidies and FAME II incentives. The new Ather 450X in Bengaluru will cost Rs 1.55 lakh, ex-showroom.
The 2022 Ather 450X has a new riding range and other features. Although the scooter’s appearance is unchanged, it now has larger rear-view mirrors. You can still get it in white, space grey, or mint green colours. Ather Energy has upgraded the powertrain for the 450X, and it now has a larger battery.
The new electric scooter features a 3.7kWh lithium battery pack instead of the 2.9kWh unit found in the older model. In ideal conditions, the claimed range has increased from 106 km to 146 km per recharge. The TrueRange of the Ather 450X electric scooter has increased by 20 km, and it now offers 105km per charge.
Other updates to this electric scooter include a better UI on the touchscreen instrument cluster at 7.0 inches and new tubeless tyres MRF at 12 inches – 90/90-12 front and 100/80-12 back. Ather also offers a variety of accessories for the 450X, including a new footstep, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, and many other new features. Ather has now expanded its retail presence to 36 cities, with 41 retail shops. The company plans to open 150 experience centres across 100 cities by 2023.
Tarun Mehta, Co-Founder & CEO, of Ather Energy, said, “Ather 450 revolutionised the E2W segment in the country and showcased how electric scooters were not just better than its ICE counterparts in terms of performance but also cracked the right product specifications for the industry. The 450X Gen 2 launched in 2020, made EVs truly aspirational and exciting for the Indian market and set the benchmark with its reliable performance and dependability.”
He added, “With the 450X Gen 3, we have doubled down on the performance parameters and taken it to the next level to offer a thrilling experience. The Gen 3 also comes in with a bigger battery pack giving us a certified range of 146 kms and TrueRangeTM of 105 kms offering more range to consumers looking for exciting yet reliable and consistently performing electric scooters. The 450X Gen 3 will be pivotal in growing the E2W segment in the country and taking the E2W truly mainstream as we continue to expand our footprint across the country.”