Piaggio Vehicles has today launched their new electric range, Ape Electrik, and marked its entry into the electric vehicle segment. Ape Electrik will have full range of electric vehicles across various categories with Ape E-City being the first product launched under the Ape Electrik range.
The Ape E-City has almost zero emission with nearly no noise and vibration making it a next generation last mile mobility solution for urban India. It comes with various class leading features such as advanced Li-ion batteries, automatic gear box, superior power and torque, no gear and clutch, doors for safety, full digital cluster. It is the first 3-wheeler to have smart swappable batteries. The swappable battery concept is being brought in association with Sun mobility, a leader in electric mobility battery technology. Sun-Mobility will provide a Quick Interchange Station network which will enable Piaggio Customers to just Swap and Go in a few minutes. Customers can also experience an app enabled eco-system to check battery charge, recharge, locate swap stations etc.
Ape E-City is equipped with a first in category digital instrument cluster with information like state of charge, drive modes, service alerts, economy mode etc provided for advance assistance to drivers. Ape E-City comes with a super warranty of 36 month/ 1 lac kms. (Whichever is earlier) along with free scheduled maintenance for 3 years which is the best offering in this space. The company is also offering an introductory 3 year AMC package at a nominal cost of Rs.3000/-.
Ape E-City comes with an introductory ex showroom price of Rs. 197000/- (Ex-New Delhi).
The company also showcased the Ape E-city FX prototype with a Fixed battery concept. This will make the Ape Electrik range giving options to customers to choose between swappable & fixed battery concepts in the future.