Now in one of its official tweets, Ather Energy has revealed the launch date of the new Ather 450X. Ather Energy has announced that the new-generation Ather 450X electric scooter will be launched in the Indian market on July 19.
The way the company has announced its launch, it is likely that the current version of the Ather 450X will be discontinued. Apart from this, the ex-showroom prices of the new Ather 450X can be increased by about Rs 6,000 compared to the current model.
The biggest update on the upcoming Ather 450X model will replace the existing 2.6kWh battery pack with a larger 3.66kW lithium-ion battery pack. The updated Ather 450X will be made available in two settings. In the first setting, the Ather 450X gets Warp Mode, Sport Mode, Ride Mode, Eco Mode and the new Smart Eco Mode.
The second setting, which is going to be a lower variant variant with somewhat less battery capacity, offers four riding modes from Warp mode. In all likelihood, the second setting will be locked in and will only be available to owners on certain special requests.
The larger battery pack will result in maximum power output as well as increased single-charge range. Peak power output for the new Ather 450X will be rated at 6.4kW, while the nominal power output for the most aggressive warp mode will be set at 3.1kW.
Peak and nominal power output will vary according to the ride mode chosen by the user. As far as the range is concerned, the larger battery pack results in a maximum range of 146km on a single charge to setting-1. On setting-2, the range drops to 108km on a single charge.
Ather will also make some changes to the equipment of the e-scooter. Currently, the Ather 450X features full-LED lighting, 4.2-inch touchscreen instrument cluster, Bluetooth connectivity, integrated 4G LTE SIM connectivity, over the air (OTA) updates, onboard navigation, digital document storage, music and call control, reverse mode, etc. have been given.