At the start of a new era of the electric vehicle, Ampere Vehicles has launched a new electric scooter called the Reo Elite. Ampere Vehicles, a subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Limited, launched the new scooter at the starting price of Rs. 45,099 (Ex-showroom, Bengaluru). The scooter can be booked through the company’s website by paying a token amount of Rs. 1,999. The company says that customers, who book/buy a Reo Elite, will get a free helmet as part of the company’s safety promotion drive. The company also providing a discounted booking amount from the final invoice.
Talking about the launch, Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton Limited said, “Through Ampere, we are focused on building a portfolio of world-class, made-in-India and clean mobility solutions. With extensive Greaves Retail network and exclusive Ampere showrooms, we are well on course to making our electric vehicles available across the nation and bring about a transformation in how people experience next-generation mobility solutions in the last mile connectivity segment. With successes in the electric two-wheeler segment, Greaves has metamorphosed into a complete auto eco-system player with a comprehensive offering of products, services, and aftermarket support that straddle both ICE and EV segments.”
The Reo Elite comes with a 250 watt motor along with a lead-acid battery. The scooter will take up the range of about 55-65 kilometers on a single charge. The scooter has a kerb weight of 86 kg. It also comes with 110 mm drum brakes at both ends. Ampere Reo Elite gets features such as LED digital instrument console, USB charging point. The scooter comes in 4 colors of Red, White, Blue, and Black. Till date, Ampere has sold over 50,000 units of its electric scooters.