Okinawa Autotech is one of the more prominent electric two-wheeler brands in India that recently launched the Okinawa Ridge. The e-scooter is available in different colors. In this article, we will do an in-depth review of the Okinawa Ridge electric scooter. This scooter is ICAT/ARAI Approved. In this article, we will have a depth review of different aspects of this E-scooter and we will see where it shines and where lacks.
Design of Okinawa Ridge
This Okinawa Ridge EV scooter looks street smart from both front and rear with its slim and sharp design. The body is made up of good-quality plastic. The headlamp is a halogen bulb and Indicators are halogen bulbs as well. The scooter seems easy to handle and drive. With its minimal design and short riding height, it becomes easy to drive for short people or aged people as well.
Available Colors of Okinawa Ridge
Okinawa Ridge is available in six colors. Mid-night blue, Lucent orange, and Magna grey, White, Red, Orange, and Grey. The color combination is beautifully designed and gives you a very refreshing look.
Features of Okinawa Ridge
Digital odometer, Navigation, Geo-fencing, Anti-theft alarm, digital speedometer, digital trip meter, central locking, immobilization, secure parking, Tracking and monitoring, Battery info, speed alerts, pass switch, EBS, driver score are the key features of this Okinawa Ridge electric scooter.
In addition to all these features, it comes with a service due indicator, an LED taillight, The carrying capacity of the vehicle is 150 kg. 17-liter storage space is also given. The front dashboard is also given for small storage.
Dimension and chassis
The overall length of the scooter is 1740 mm, width is 1075 mm, height is 680 mm seat height is 735 mm. The ground clearance of the vehicle is 160 mm.
This scooter offers an EBS braking system. The front brake and rear brake both are offered drum. Alloy wheels are offered with this vehicle. The alloys are designed beautifully designed and suit this vehicle perfectly.
Both the tires have a profile of 3.00-10 profile and both are tubeless tires. The tires are well built and give you a perfect grip on the road and are stable at good speeds as well. The wheel size is 254 mm on both sides.
The front suspension is Hydraulic telescopic Suspension and the rear one is a Double Shocker with dual Tube technology. The suspension of both front and back works smoothly on normal roads and little patches.
The battery in Okinawa Ridge
This Okinawa Ridge scooter has a Lithium-ion battery (Detachable battery) of 1.75 kWh capacity. The charging output of the micro-charger comes with the scooter with the auto-cut feature. It does not support fast charging usually takes 4-5 hours to charge up to 100%.
Modes and Range
The scooter gets two driving modes that are economy mode and speedy mode. In the economy mode, it can go up to the top speed of 35 km/h and gives you a range of about 80km. in the speedy mode, it gives a top speed of 45kmph and the range falls to about 60 km. The range may vary according to the driving style. The range offered by this vehicle on a full charge is 84km.
BLDC motor is used in this scooter which is also waterproof. The rated power of this motor is 800 W. the maximum motor output is 1700 W. It offers a top speed of 45 Kmph. With this motor scooter never feeling slow or less powered it gives you a pleasurable drive experience.
3 years warranty is offered on the battery. 3 years or 30000km warranty is given on motor.
Price of Okinawa Ridge
The ex-showroom price of this Okinawa Ridge electric scooter is about 64-70 thousand. The price varies in different cities. You can also take benefit of govt. subsidies on electric vehicles which make this scooter even more affordable.
The driving experience of Okinawa Ridge
While driving it feels very light and balanced. Though the speedometer seems a little inaccurate it has enough speed to travel around. It feels more like a city or street-driven scooter rather than a highway. On speed breakers, it smoothly passes and does not give much discomfort. LED setup could have been handy in the night situation.
In the E-scooter market where currently a lot of manufacturers are offering different kinds of scooters, this Okinawa Ridge scooter stands neck to neck with the competition. With a sleek and modern design, a decent range, sufficient power, and modern features it gives full worth of its price. The display unit could have been better but it is not bad either. If you are looking for a good-looking and easy-on-pocket E-scooter you can have a look at this scooter.