The HeroMotocorp-backed Electric two-wheeler startup Ather Energy has launched the 3rd Generation of the 450X model. This model receives a significant upgrade over the previous generation in terms of battery capacity, riding dynamics, and some fresh new features for user convenience.
Here’s what has changed from the previous generation.
|Specifications||450 X Gen 3||450 X Gen 2|
|Battery capacity||3.7 KWh||2.9 KWh|
|Certified range||146 Km||116 km|
|True range||105 Km (ECO mode) / 85 Km (Ride mode)||85 km (ECO mode) / 70 km (Ride mode)|
|Kerb weight||111.6 kg||108 kg|
|Memory||2GB RAM / 16 GB ROM||1GB RAM / 8 GB ROM|
|Tyres||Front : 90/90-12 MRF tyresRear : 100/80-12 MRF tyres||Front : 90/90-12 MRF tyresRear : 90/90-12 MRF tyres|
The most significant change is the battery capacity, which Ather claims to have a 20 % longer life, 25% more capacity than the previous generation, along with having better thermals. The EV offers a range of 75 km in sport mode and 65km in warp mode.
Ather has equipped the 3rd gen 450X with a new set of MRF performance tyres, which claim to offer 22% better grip over all kinds of terrain while reducing the braking distance of the vehicle by 4 metres over the previous gen. Ather is now also offering a TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system) as an accessory which would alert the rider in case of low tyre pressure. The new mirrors on the 3 gen model offer twice the visibility, and these sets of mirrors can also be fitted onto previous generation vehicles. For pillion comfort, Ather is now offering a side step made of Cast aluminium.
All of these upgrades, now come with a new price tag of INR 1,39,007 (Ex-showroom Delhi). Above is the price list of the 3rd Gen 450 X and the 450 plus.
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