Bajaj Chetak Electric Gets 2,000 Bookings in Just 15 Days
According to recent reports, Bajaj Auto has been able to witness around 2,000 bookings for its recently launched Chetak electric scooter within just 15 days after commencing the bookings from January 15, 2020. Apart from this, the deliveries of the e-scooter will commence by the end of this month.
The Bajaj Chetak electric was launched in India in two variants namely Urbane and Premium, priced at INR 1 lakh and INR 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively. Both the scooter variants are available for test rides at the select KTM dealerships in Pune and Bengaluru.
The base Urbane variant of the scooter is available to the customers in Citrus Rush and Cyber White colour schemes while the Premium top-spec variant is available in Velluto Rosso, Indigo Metallic, Hazelnut, and Brooklyn Black colours.
The brand has equipped the Urbane variant with a drum brake setup at the front while the Premium variant has been equipped with a disc brake setup. In addition to this, the Premium variant of the scooter features coloured Slate grey or Satin black alloy wheels setup while the Urbane variant has been equipped with matte black alloy wheels.
Powering the Bajaj Chetak is a 3kWh IP67-rated Li-ion battery mated to a 4kW BLDC motor that is capable of generating maximum power of 5.47HP and a peak torque of 16Nm. In addition to offering a complimentary charger for the e-scooter, Bajaj is offering the customers a 3-year/50,000 km warranty with the same.
The battery requires a total of 5 hours for a full charge while can be charged up to 25% in just 1 hour. The recently launched Bajaj Chetak competes in the market with the likes of Ather 450X which is currently available in the market at a price tag of 99,000 (ex-showroom, Bengaluru).