Ather has also recently opened experience centers in Ranchi, Pune and Chennai. Let us tell you that Ather has registered the highest ever sales with 6,410 units sold in August 2022. The company has produced more than 50,000 units of the 450X scooters from its plant. At the same time, Ather has become the most liked electric scooter in Kerala with a market share of 34 percent.
Talking about the Ather 450X, it is the company’s flagship electric scooter which comes with a lithium-ion battery of 3.24 kWh. This scooter can give a range of 105 km in Eco mode, 85 km in Ride mode and 75 km in Sport mode on full charge. The electric motor in the scooter churns out a maximum power of 6.2 kW along with a maximum torque of 26 Nm. This scooter accelerates to 40 km / h in just 3.3 seconds, while its top speed is 80 km / h.
Talking about the Ather 450Plus, it is the company’s entry level electric scooter. In this, the company has used a 2.6kWh lithium-ion battery. The maximum range of this scooter is 85 km which is available in Eco mode.
The company also offers Bluetooth connectivity, call and SMS features in Ather 450X. The company has recently updated the tire pressure monitoring system in the new models of this scooter. This feature is available on the scooter as an accessory for which customers have to pay an additional cost.
Currently, the Ather 450X is priced at Rs 1.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the Ather 450 Plus is priced at Rs 1.17 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At present, Ather is providing more than 350 charging stations in 38 cities. The company plans to install more than 5,000 e-vehicle charging stations in the next three years.
Let us tell you that Ather Energy manufactures electric vehicles in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. The company’s production capacity in this factory is 1 lakh units per year. Ather Energy is backed by Hero MotoCorp, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker. In India, the Ather 450X competes with the TVS iCube and Ola S1 Pro.
Ather has partnered with State Bank of India (SBI) to boost its sales and provide easy financing options for electric scooters. As a result, more customers can buy Ather electric scooters without any financial hassle.