ABZO VS01: A New Electric Motorcycle with a Retro Cruiser Design
The ABZO VS01 is the first electric motorcycle from the company, and it offers a range of up to 180 km on a single charge, thanks to its 72V 70 Ah lithium-ion battery pack. The battery pack can be fully charged in 4 hours using a standard 15A socket, or in 2 hours using a fast charger. The motorcycle can also run at a top speed of 85 kmph, making it suitable for both city and highway rides.
The ABZO VS01 electric motorcycle carries a retro-themed cruiser design, with a low seat height, a long wheelbase, and a curved handlebar. The motorcycle is available in four different color options: Imperial Red, Mountain White, Georgian Bay, and Black. The motorcycle also comes with modern features like LED headlights and taillamps, a fully digital instrument cluster, disc brakes on both wheels and regenerative braking.
The motorcycle also has three riding modes: Eco, City, and Sport, to suit different riding preferences and road conditions.
The ABZO VS01 electric motorcycle is priced at ₹ 1.80 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base variant and ₹ 2.22 lakh (ex-showroom) for the premium variant. The premium variant comes with additional features like dual-channel ABS, keyless start, reverse assist, and GPS navigation. The motorcycle also comes with a 3-year/60,000 km warranty on the battery pack and the motor.
The ABZO VS01 electric motorcycle is the latest entrant in the growing electric two-wheeler space in India, which has seen several new launches in recent times. Some of the competitors of the ABZO VS01 include the Revolt RV400, the Hero Electric AE-47, the Ultraviolette F77, and the Tork T6X. These electric motorcycles offer different features and performance levels, catering to different segments of customers.
The launch of the ABZO VS01 electric motorcycle is a positive sign for the electric mobility sector in India, as it shows that more companies are investing in developing and producing electric vehicles that are affordable, reliable, and attractive. The government has also been supporting the adoption of electric vehicles by providing various incentives and benefits under the FAME II scheme and state-level policies. With more choices and benefits available for customers, the demand for electric two-wheelers is expected to increase in the coming years.