Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Could Reach Dealerships By November-end
The first electric scooter from a mainstream manufacturer could go on sale by the end of this month
- The electric Chetak will be first launched in Pune, followed by Bengaluru.
- It is expected to be priced around Rs 1 lakh (ex-showroom); will take on Ather 450.
- It gets features like Bluetooth connectivity, auto start-stop, keyless ignition, and more.
According to our dealer sources, the all-electric Chetak could reach Bajaj’s Probiking showrooms by the end of this month. Meanwhile, some dealers could start accepting bookings by the end of this month. The first all-electric scooter from the Pune-based bike maker will first go on sale in Pune, followed by Bengaluru later this year.
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Now, launching electric two-wheelers in a phased manner isn’t a new thing. EV makers like Revolt and Ather Energy have been doing it with their respective electric two-wheelers as cities like Pune and Bengaluru have a better charging infrastructure compared to the rest of the country.
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Bajaj’s all-new electric scooter might bear the iconic Chetak name, but when it comes to features, it is one of the most modern scooters out there. For instance, it gets LED lights, Bluetooth connectivity, start-stop feature, keyless ignition, a USB port and a digital instrument cluster that can display a whole array of rider-centric information.
We expect the Chetak electric scooter to be priced around Rs 1 lakh. When launched, it will go up against the current segment leader, the Ather 450.