These days, Automobile manufacturers are being aware of the environment and are constantly searching for the options to substitute fossil fuels. TVS, a popular brand in South Asia has recently registered its name in the green revolution campaign by launching its first-ever electric scooter in India. Following the footsteps of the Bajaj Chetak electric scooter, TVS motor Company made the official launch of its first-ever electric scooter in early 2020. In the competitive market, the all-new TVS iQube electric is a befitting reply to the Bajaj Company.
The new model TVS iQube electric is priced at Rs 1.15 lakhs in India. The scooter is not officially launched in Nepal and will take some months to arrive in the Nepalese market. It is hard to guess the scooter’s price in Nepal, but looking at the price tag of iQube in India, the TVS iQube electric price in Nepal could go well over Rs. 3 lakhs. For an exact price, we have to wait for the official launch of the iQube Electric scooter in Nepal. For more information about the launch and price, follow the official website of Jagdamba Motor, the authorized distributor for TVS two Wheelers in Nepal.
Engine & Performance
The TVS iQube electric scooter draws its power from a 4.4 KW electric motor, which is equipped with a 2.25 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric scooter has two different modes called Economy and Power.
The powerful electric motor enables the scooter to accelerate from 0-40km in just a couple of seconds and the powerful battery provides a decent range of 75km on a single charge. As per the company claim. The all-new TVS iQube is capable of hitting a top speed of 78kmph. Only time will tell if the claim is actually true or a bluff after the scooter is available for test riding in Nepal.
Design and Features
The iQube electric scooter has a simple yet stylish design. It has a modern design and for now, is available in white color scheme. The unique U shaped LED light at the front attracts the buyers of all ages. The brightened “electric” badge near the electric motor further enhances the appeal of the scooter.
The all-new TVS iQube strikes the market with a myriad of new features like Full LED Lighting, Full color, and informative instrument cluster. Besides these features, TVS iQube has a regenerative braking system and parking assist system. The TFT instrument cluster has a new groundbreaking feature called TVS’ SmartXonnect function, which helps to connect the smartphone and the display system via Bluetooth.
This added feature gives access to the riders to information like remote battery range and GEO fencing. Riders can also see their incoming calls and message notifications on the display after connecting it with their smartphone. The new iQube has a kerb weight of 118KG and has an impressive ground clearance of 150mm.
Brakes and Tyres
Talking about the safety features of the all-new TVS iQube, it comes with a regenerative braking system with 220mm disc brake at the front and 130mm drum brake at the rear. The enhanced braking system provides a better stopping power to the scooter. The suspension system of the electric scooter is also commendable. It has a telescopic suspension at the front and hydraulic twin shock absorber at the rear.
The rear suspension provides a comfortable riding experience both to the rider and pillion rider. The electric scooter rides on a 90/90-12, Tubeless tyre at the front and 90/90-12, Tubeless tyre at the rear. The bigger tires provide a better grip and improve the stability of the scooter.
As the name suggests, the scooter gets its power from the electricity. It has nothing to do with fossil fuels like Petrol and Diesel. So, the question about fuel efficiency does not arise at all. But the scooter has a commendable battery efficiency.
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On a single charge, the powerful battery of 2.25KWH enables the rider to make a trip of 75km before going back to sleep. You don’t have to bother about going to the nearby gas station, you can charge the scooter within the comfort of your own home.
TVS iQube Price in Nepal & launch Date
The new TVS iQube is an environment-friendly scooter with zero carbon emission and is perfect for countries like Nepal, India and other Asian countries, who have to rely on other countries for their fossil fuel needs. Also, electric vehicles are a necessity because the pollution is already high and it is high time we should address this situation by opting for electric automobiles like TVS iQube.
With two different modes, the electric scooter can be your regular commuting partner and an occasional partner for highway riding. In terms of competition, the all-new TVS iQube will lock its horn against the likes of Bajaj Chetak and other similar electric two-wheelers in the market.
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