Electric two-wheeler company, Ampere has released teaser images for its upcoming scooter that will launch on June 20. While these teasers don’t reveal a lot, there’s some information. The e-scooter in the teasers looks similar to the Magnus 60 in Ampere’s line-up, which could mean that this is just a higher-spec version of it. According to the company, the Ampere electric scooters deliver a significantly higher savings in overall lifecycle cost. Prospective electric two-wheeler customers can benefit from affordable and accessible finance schemes offered by Greaves in partnership with some of prominent vehicle financiers.
Moreover, one of the images is captioned, “Ready to magnify your journey, your experiences, and your life?”. The word magnify could be hinting at the Magnus model name. In the teasers, the company has also said the upcoming scooter will offer extra safety, extra performance, extra comfort and extra savings. While that doesn't reveal much, one image does show a CBS setup on the drum brake. The standard Magnus uses a 250W BLDC motor and a lead acid battery. It has a claimed charge time of 8-10 hours and a range of 45-50km.
The Ampere is powered by a BLDC hub motor with a capacity of 1200 watts and supported by a 60V/30Ah battery. The electric scooter has a kerb weight of just 78 kg, and has a maximum speed of 55 kmph, with a claimed range of 75 km on a fully charged battery. The battery can be charged in 5-6 hours. The Ampere has attractive styling with body graphics, LED headlights, dual speed mode (economy and power) and with claimed acceleration figures of 0-50 kmph in 14 seconds. Ampere has its R&D facility in Coimbatore and this is where it develops the electric motor along with the charger and the battery controller.
also introduced its new lithium-ion charger. The charger has a two-stage profile which can change the voltage and the current level. The battery
is also fitted with control and monitoring systems which can protect the battery from short-circuit, high temperature cut-off and reverse-polarity protection as well. The scooters feature a 250W brushless DC motor and are powered by a 48V lithium-ion battery pack. The Reo Li-Ion has a load hauling ability of 120 kg while the Ampere 48V can haul up to 100 kg.