Avan Motors which is a Pune based electric vehicles startup has now launched its third offering Trend E electric scooter at Rs 56900. A subsidy of Rs 22000 is also going to provide on the gearless scooter from the central government.
The Trend E comes with a detachable battery pack and comes with just a single battery pack having a riding range of just 70 km in single full charging. On a twin battery pack, the range gets extended to around 100 km. The charging time required is 2-4 hours.
The scooter has a top speed of 45 km/hr. It comes with a hydraulic telescopic front suspension and a coil spring rear suspension. Apart from that, the scooter gets with the disc, allow wheel, and drum brakes on the front and rear wheels. The scooty can take a max load of around 150 kgs.
Avan had also earlier revealed a Xero and Xero+ scooters. It had to take the Xero off the market by following the withdrawal of government subsidy. The Xero+ is priced at Rs 47000.
Pankaj Tiwari, business development head, Avan Motors said, “We have a target of selling 12,000 units of both models for which we are increasing our network to 100 dealerships in 11 states from the present 33 dealerships in six states. We will complete this network expansion in six months.”
The company is also soon going to open the industry first company-owned showroom in Greater Noida in the first week of April. As of it has its showrooms in Karnataka, Tamil Naidu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Jharkhand.