- Ather 450X will now be available in two cities in Gujarat – Ahmedabad, and Surat
- High demand for the Ather 450X, overwhelming interest by retail partners accelerates expansion in Surat
- The Ather 450X will now be available in a total of 27 cities in India by Q1 2021
As part of phase 2 of expansion, Ather Energy, India’s first intelligent electric scooter manufacturer, announced the launch of the Ather 450X in Surat. The pre-orders, dealership requests, and also the volume of requests for test rides has led Ather Energy to include the new market in Phase 2 of their expansion. Surat joins Ahmedabad in Gujarat to have the Ather 450X available.
By the end of Q1 2021, Ather 450X will be on the roads of 27 cities – Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, and Kozhikode in phase 1 and 16 additional cities in phase 2 – Mysore, Hubli, Jaipur, Indore, Panaji, Bhubaneshwar, Nasik, Surat, Chandigarh, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Nagpur, Noida, Lucknow and Siliguri.
The Ather 450X is an upgrade from its predecessor Ather 450 and is the quickest and one of the smartest scooters in India, and comes in three new colors; Grey, Green, and White. The scooter is powered with a 6kW PMSM motor, a new 2.9 kWh lithium-ion battery, and comes with 4 riding modes. In addition to Eco, Ride, and Sport, Ather has introduced a new high-performance mode, ‘Warp’. Ather 450X can go from 0 to 40 kmph in just 3.3 sec in Warp mode, making it the quickest scooter in the 125cc category and the perfect choice to navigate through city traffic. The Ather 450X will also charge 50% faster than before at 1.5km per minute, making it the fastest charging rate in the electric two-wheeler category.
Additionally, the electric scooter will have a 4G SIM card and Bluetooth connectivity, allowing riders to manage phone calls and music on the touchscreen dashboard. The new 7” touchscreen dashboard, comes with a color depth of 16M and a Snapdragon Quad-Core processor. Ather 450X utilises Android Open Source to offer Google map navigation, on-board diagnostics, and other unique features like Over-the-air updates, Auto Indicator off and Guide-me-home lights.
The Ather mobile app will continue to offer personalised ride statistics, charging status, push navigation, and more functionalities like theft & tow detection, live location & vehicle state tracking.