Over the last couple of years, electric scooters have taken the market by storm, with stalwarts like Hero, Bajaj, and TVS stepping into the ring with newcomers like Ola and Ather. With a strong demand for electric two-wheelers in the country, even motorbike manufacturers are starting to go electric. Some of the biggest electric motorbike startups in India are backed by traditional motor giants. Let’s take a quick look at the best electric motorbikes that you can buy in India right now.
Read Also: Kia Carnival MPV facelift interiors revealed
Table of Contents
Price: Rs 1.14 lakh
Priced at Rs 1.14 lakh, the Revolt RV400 is one of the cheapest electric motorbikes you can buy in India right now. Powering the RV400 is a 3 kW mid-mounted electric motor. It is also equipped with a 3.24 kWh battery pack. There are 3 driving modes on offer – Eco, Normal, and Sports. In Eco mode, the RV400 offers a driving range of 150 km and a top speed of 45 kmph. In Normal mode, the bike offers a driving range of 100 km with the top speed capped at 65 kmph. Finally, in Sports mode, the RV400 can reach a top speed of 85 kmph, with the driving range dropping down to 80 km.
Tork Kratos R
Price: Rs 1.37 lakh
Tork Kratos R is one of the best electric motorbikes you can buy in India right now. The Kratos R has features like motor walk assist, geofencing, find my vehicle function, track mode analysis, smart charge analysis, crash alert, and vacation mode. The electric motorbike can accelerate from 0-40 kmph in 3.5 seconds. It can generate a peak power output of 9 kW along with 38 Nm of torque. The top speed for the motorbike has been capped at 105 kmph. The 9 kWh battery pack on the Kratos R can be charged with a home charger.
Price: Rs 1.50 lakh
One of the biggest releases of 2022, the Oben Rorr is still one of the best electric motorbikes around. The Permanent Magnet Motor powering this motorbike generates a maximum power output of 10 kW and a continuous output of 4 kW. It also puts out 62 Nm of torque. There is no gearbox on the Oben Rorr. The 4.4 kWh battery pack offers a maximum driving range of 150 km. There are three driving modes on offer – Eco, City, and Havoc. The top speed on the Havoc mode has been capped at 100 kmph.
Price: Rs 1.73 lakh
Matter Aera is one of the biggest and best electric motorbikes to be released in 2023 so far. Matter Aera’s design looks very close to that of a naked streetfighter. There is ample storage space on the motorbike as well. The 10.5 kW electric motor on the Aera produces a peak torque of 520Nm. The 5 kWh battery pack offers a driving range of 125 km and can be charged with a 1 kW charger that comes with the motorbike. It takes just under 5 hours to fully charge this battery pack using the home charger. Matter Aera can be pre-booked from Flipkart.
Price: Rs 3.80 lakh
Ultraviolette F77 leaves behind all notions of what an electric motorbike should look like. This outrageous beast fetches Rs 3.80 lakh for its base variant. The top-spec variant is priced at Rs 4.55 lakh. The 7.1 kWh battery pack on the base variant offers a driving range of 206 km, while the massive 103 kWh battery on the top-spec variant can power it for 307 km. The F77 can churn out a maximum power output of 29 kW and 95 Nm of torque. The top speed for the motorbike has been capped at 147 kmph.
These are the best electric motorbikes you can buy in India right now. While hunting for any EV, it is crucial you take into account the power grid support provided by the automaker across the country. A great motorbike can always be undermined by lack of the lack of supported charging stations. Did any one of these offerings catch your fancy? Let us know in the comments!