Ather Energy has launched its electric scooter range in Chennai. The on-road price of the Ather 340 and 450 is Rs. 1,19,091 and Rs. 1,31,683 respectively. The prices include 2 helmets, FAME 2 subsidy, insurance, road tax, GST and other fees.
The Ather 340 and 450 are powered by a Brushless DC electric motor (BLDC). The 340 has a peak output of 6 BHP and 20 Nm of torque, while the 450 has 7.2 BHP and 20.5 Nm of torque.
The 450 uses a 2.4 kWh lithium-ion battery, while the 340 comes with 1.92 kWh battery pack. The maximum range of the 450 and 340 is 107 km and 86 km respectively – as tested by the ARAI. The claimed 0-40 km/h acceleration times for the Ather 340 and 450 are 5.1 seconds and 3.9 seconds respectively.
Ather had started installing its Ather Grid fast charging points in Chennai in May 2019 and 10 are already operational. 40-50 more charging points will be setup in the coming months. These will be located at malls, offices, cafes, restaurants and grocery stores.
Ather Grid locations in Chennai:
Bikes and Burgers -Kolathur
Coco Jaunt 1728 – Anna Nagar
Soul Garden Bistro – Kilpauk
Forum Vijaya Mall – Vadapalani
AtWorks – Guindy
East Coast at Madras Square – Neelankarai
SunnyBee – Alwarpet
Ampa SkyWalk mall – Aminjikarai
Naturals – South Boag Road
Kriyates – Thoraipakkam
Ather Grid will provide free charging for all 4-wheelers and 2-wheelers till December 2019. Ather Energy will be opening its Ather Space showroom at Wallance Garden, Nungambakkam on July 24, 2019.
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