Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro – the company’s first electric scooters – will be launched for the first time today. The electric scooters were launched on August 15th and offer a peak power of 8.5 kW. They are offered in two battery configurations – a 2.98 kWh battery on the Vanilla Ola S1 and a 3.97 kWh battery on the Ola S1 Pro. Deliveries of the Ola electric scooters are scheduled to begin in October. Both electric scooters get a 7-inch touchscreen display.
Ola S1, Ola S1 Pro price in India, availability
Ola’s newly launched electric scooters – Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro – can be purchased from today, September 15, from 8 a.m. IST. The trip aggregator detailed the buying process through a post on its blog. The Vanilla Ola S1 can be purchased for Rs. 99,999 ex showroom and the Ola S1 Pro can be purchased for Rs 1.29,999 ex showroom. Both prices are listed without the state subsidies for electric vehicles.
As soon as the purchase portal for the Ola electric scooters opens on the company website, interested customers have to pay Rs. 20,000 as an advance and the remaining amount would have to pay the remaining amount before your Ola S1 or Ola S1 Pro is delivered. The blog also mentions that shipments would start in October, but the exact date has not yet been confirmed.
In particular, customers who have booked their Ola S1 or Ola S1 Pro electric scooter can cancel their bookings at any time before shipping. The electric scooters are delivered directly to the customer’s home and the expected delivery date is communicated within 72 hours of placing the order. Ola also mentioned that customers will be able to take test drives from October
Ola S1, Ola S1 Pro specifications, features
As mentioned earlier, the Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro were launched in two configurations – a 2.98 kWh battery on the Vanilla Ola S1 and a 3.97 kWh battery on the Ola S1 Pro. The former has a range of 121 km and a top speed of 90 km / h. The latter, on the other hand, has a range of 181 km and a top speed of 115 km / h. The Vanilla Ola S1 has two driving modes – Normal and Sport – while the Ola S1 Pro gets the driving modes Normal, Sport and Hyper.
You also get a 7-inch touchscreen display with multiple microphones, an AI speech recognition algorithm, and run on MoveOS from Ola Electric. The Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro electric scooters also have a number of security features including an anti-theft system, geo-fencing and a flame retardant battery that is also water and dust resistant.
Ola S1, Ola S1 Pro competition
The Ola Electic Scooters face stiff competition in the electric two-wheeler market. It competes with the Ather 450X, Simple One, TVS iQube, and the Bajaj Chetak. Of all these five electric scooters, the Simple One has the longest claimed range of 150 miles on a single charge. In contrast, the TVS iQube has the least stressed range of 75 km on a single charge.
However, the cheapest e-scooter in the range is the Vanilla Ola S1, which has an ex showroom price of Rs. 99,999 before subsidies. In comparison, the most expensive e-scooter is the Bajaj Chetak with an ex showroom price of Rs. 1,441,400 before subsidies.