Hero MotorCorp, India’s biggest two-wheeler manufacturer, has finally entered the electric vehicle segment by launching its first electric scooter Hero Vida V1 on Friday, October 7.
Recently, Hero MotoCorp along with Zero Motorcycles announced that it is finalizing its partnership with the California-based electric bike maker, which will improve its research and development department and reduce the chances of future delays.
The Research and Development Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT), Jaipur is housed in a glass case for public viewing in Gurugram.
- Hero Vida V1 Electric Scooters :
- Hero Vida V1 electric scooter features :
Hero Vida V1 Electric Scooters :
Hero MotoCorp has entered the electric two-wheeler segment with its new brand, Vida. Apart from this new brand announcement, the Indian two-wheeler manufacturer launched its first electric scooter in our market, the V1. The new Vida V1 range will compete with the likes of Ather, TVS iQube, and Ola S1 in the Indian market.
Here we have given the top important highlights information of India’s launch of the new Hero Vida V1 electric scooter in this article, so you are requested to read it till the end.
Hero Vida V1 Specification :
|Hero Vida V1||Vida V1 Plus||Vida V1 pro|
|(0-40 km/h)||3.4 sec||3.2sec|
|Price (ex-showroom)||Rs. 1,45,000||Rs. 1,59,000|
Hero Vida V1 electric scooter battery & Range :
The Vida V1 Plus gets a 3.44kWh battery that delivers a claimed range of 143km, while the V1 Pro gets a larger 3.94kWh battery, translating to a higher claimed range of 165km. this electric scooter is available in dual swappable battery option.
The biggest leg-up that the Vida V1 scooter has over its rivals is that it boasts of removable batteries, which means getting a fully charged unit should be a matter of minutes and not hours, as is usually the case. These batteries have been developed in-house by Hero.
Battery Endurance test :
- Fall drop test from 1m multiple times
- Shock test at multiple cycles
- Crush test 150 G
- Nail penetration test
- Used Flame re-tarted material for thermal resistance.
- IP65 and 67 Certified
- Water resistance
Hero Vida V1 electric scooter Performance :
Both variants get the same electric motor, which makes 6kW peak power and propels the V1 e-scooter to a claimed top speed of 80kph. The V1 Pro goes from 0 to 40kph in 3.2sec, making it slightly quicker than the V1 Plus, which manages it in 3.4sec.
Hero Vida V1 electric scooter Charging time :
Hero claims both scooters can climb steep inclines (more than 18 degrees) with a pillion on board, even if the battery is at 60 percent charge. Both variants can also be fast-charged at the rate of 1.2km/min when hooked up to a fast charger. On a home charger, the V1 Plus takes 5hr 15min to charge from 0-80 percent, while the V1 Pro takes 5hr 55min.
Hero Vida V1 electric scooter features :
The Vida V1 Plus electric scooter gets the same futuristic design with LED illumination and a split seat setup. Spacious storage under the seats available, 7” HD touch display, cruise control with resume function which enhances ease of riding, Intelligent Two way throttle which will make reverse and parking easier as well as provide boost mode to pass high torque needed situation.
Keyless control with follow me home, follow me home lite and find me functions to locate your scooter and it comes with an S.O.S alert at your fingertips in case of an emergency.
Hero Vida V1 Online booking & Delivery Date :
The bookings for Vida Electric Scooter will start on 10 October 2022, the booking amount official website is Rs 2499 and the delivery will start in December 2022. The launch will take place in different phases. The launch cities of Phase I are Jaipur, Delhi, and Bangalore.
Hero Vida v1 price :
The Hero Vida V1 Plus has priced at Rs 1.45 lakh, while the V1 Pro commands Rs 1.59 lakh. The pricing of the electric scooter is much higher than was earlier anticipated but it falls in the same ballpark as most of its major rivals. As of now, the Vida V1 e-scooters will only be available in Bengaluru, Delhi, and Jaipur, with other locations being offered soon.
How much Hero Vida V1 electric scooter’s top speed?
The Hero Vida V1 Electric scooter to a claimed top speed of 80kph
How much Hero Vida V1 electric scooter Range?
The Vida V1 Plus claimed a range of 143km and the Hero Vida V1 Pro gets a higher claimed range of 165km.
How much Hero Vida V1 electric scooter battery?
The Vida V1 Plus gets a 3.44kWh battery and the V1 Pro gets a larger 3.94kWh battery.