Pure EV, a firm based in Hyderabad and incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology, released its high-speed electric scooter, the Pure EPluto 7G, on Sunday for Rs 79,999. (Ex-showroom). This scooter, according to the EV manufacturer, will have a longer range, a max speed of 60 kmph, and a battery warranty of 40,000 kilometers. The vehicle was unveiled on the IIT Hyderabad campus by V K Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog, G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and Prof B S Murty, Director, IIT Hyderabad, according to a business announcement.
V K Saraswat, a member of the NITI Aayog, commented on the launch, saying,
“E-mobility is a rapidly growing industry that is also one of the most disruptive. We’re not just looking at the transportation side; we’re also looking at the supply chain. The startup is providing a significant amount of value, which is really laudable.”
The battery, according to the firm, is a unique feature of this vehicle, and it was built and developed with Indian terrain and weather conditions in mind. At its campus-based plant, the company has a monthly manufacturing capacity of 2,000 units.
The firm also stated that by 2020, it plans to have more than 10,000 electric vehicles on the road. Pure EV has opened a 40,000-square-foot facility in Hyderabad, which is co-located with IIT Hyderabad, for cutting-edge research and large-scale production of electric vehicles and batteries, according to the company.
Specifications of Pure EPluto 7G
The Pure EPluto 7G, which is described as a premium electric two-wheeler, as well as its battery, is said to have been built and constructed with domestic weather conditions and general terrain in mind. But, before we go into the technical specifics, let’s have a look at the features. Pluto 7G comes with a slew of modern features, like an LED headlamp, a six-inch LCD display, a smart lock, and alloy wheels, among others, to help it live up to its premium price tag. The electric scooter is now available in two color variants, namely White and Blue. However, Pure EV’s official website indicates that a new color option, Red, will be available soon.
A 1.5 kW nominal and 2 kW peak BLDC motor and a 2500 Wh portable battery are included in the Pure EPluto 7G. The battery housing is dust- and water-resistant, with an IP65 rating. Oh, and it has regenerative braking as well. According to Pure EV, the scooter can accelerate from zero to 40 km/h in five seconds and reach a top speed of 60 km/h. The business did not specify the Pure Epluto 7G’s range or battery charge time, but it did indicate the scooter would have a long-range and the battery would be covered by a 40,000-kilometer warranty. Nishanth Dongari, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, launched Pure EV in 2016.
Features in Pure EPluto 7G
The round shape LED headlamp configuration, an LED taillight, long or comfy seat, alloy wheels, and tubeless tires are just a few of the characteristics in the Pure EV EPluto 7G high-speed electric scooter. The EPluto 7G has a retro electric scooter style with its round headlight, chrome-finished rearview mirrors, soft body panels, and sweeping lines all throughout. The electric scooter is equipped with a battery pack with a portable battery charger setup. Additional features of the new high-speed electric scooter include a 6-inch LCD display and anti-theft protection with a smart lock. In terms of safety, the electric scooter has a front disc brake and a rear drum brake with a regenerative braking system for a more advanced safety ride on the road. The electric scooter comes with a portable battery pack.
Key Features in Pure EPluto 7G:
- Eco-Friendly High-Speed Electric Scooter
- Anti-Theft Provision with a Smart Lock
- Chrome-Finished Rear View Mirrors
- Suitable for Indian Road Conditions
- Portable Battery Charger Setup
- Regenerative Braking System
- Round Shape LED Headlight
- Retro Look Electric Scooter
- Long or Comfortable Seat
- Attractive Colours Options
- Portable Battery Setup
- 6 inch LCD display
- Plush Body Panels
- LED Taillight
- Alloy Wheels
Price of Pure EPluto 7G:
India is clearly interested in this modern type of transport, as seen by the different electric vehicles on show at Auto Expo 2020. Several automakers, including EV start-ups, are releasing an increasing number of electric vehicles in the country to satisfy the needs of this young industry. Pure EV, the electric car arm of PuREnergy, which, strangely, was incubated at IIT Hyderabad, is the newest firm to enter the fray. The Pure Pluto 7G electric scooter was launched in India at a price of 79,999 rupees.
Pure Energy Pvt Ltd, an electric scooter manufacturer, has launched the EPluto 7G, a new electric scooter in India. Pure EV EPluto 7G is a high-speed electric scooter with a retro design from the Pure EV portfolio. The Pure EV EPluto 7G features classic styling and body elements that are designed to withstand Indian road conditions. The electric scooter’s circular headlamp, chrome-finished rearview mirrors, soft body panels, and swooping lines all around give it a more appealing retro aesthetic. Advanced features include a 6-inch LCD monitor, anti-theft protection with a smart lock, a front disc brake, and a regenerative braking system.
The electric scooter is equipped with a 2.5kWh battery pack that can be fully charged in 4 hours. The EPluto 7G is a high-performance electric scooter with a max speed of 60 kmph and a full battery range of 90 to 120 kilometers on a single charge. The electric scooter has 10-inch alloy wheels with telescopic forks in the front and mono-shock in the back that are suspended by telescopic forks. The high-speed electric scooter has a front disc brake and a rear drum brake, as well as a regenerative braking mechanism for improved safety.