In order to provide zero-carbon emission two-wheelers to the new generation riders, Hero Electric India has unveiled two new e-scooters – Hero Optima ER and Hero Nyx ER at a price of Rs 68,721 and Rs 69,754, respectively.
Both scooters come equipped with optional 600kW and 1200kW BLDC Hub motor, powered by a 48V Lithium-ion battery with a 3-year warranty. With a top speed of 42kmph, Optima ER can travel 110km range and the Nyx ER goes up to 100km range with a single charge.
In terms of features, both Optima ER and Nyx ER electric scooters get digital instrument cluster, LED lights, regenerative braking system, telescopic suspension up-front and stylish alloy wheels. Additionally, Nyx ER gets integrated bottle holder under the handlebar, Grab rail, extended floorboard and foldable rear seat.
Speaking about the launch of two new models, Sohinder Gill, Chief Executive, Hero Electric, said: "Our two new models Optima ER (extended range) and Nyx ER are eligible for FAME-II benefits offered by the government to promote and encourage the increased use of electric vehicles. As the leading maker of e-vehicles, the company is in sync with the state's vision to promote and foster the adoption of e-mobility in the country. We will also invest in research and development (R&D) to roll out smarter and faster e-vehicles, which are going to be the norm."