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Bounce Introduces The Bounce Infinity E1 Electric Scooter With Swappable Battery
Bounce E1 Electric Scooter comes with dual options in swappable battery – Scooter with Battery-as-a-Service and Scooter with battery and charger
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- Bounce E1 Electric Scooter comes with dual options in swappable battery – Scooter with Battery-as-a-Service and Scooter with battery and charger
- No investment for batteries – pay per swap for battery usage
- Runs on 2 kWhr lithium-ion battery with premium cells
- 85 kilometres certified range per charge
- Smart and practical features include Reverse Mode, Cruise Control and Drag Mode
- Can be pre-booked by paying INR 499 which is totally refundable
Bounce has unveiled its first consumer electric scooter, the Bounce Infinity E1 with dual options in swappable battery – Scooter with Battery-as-a-Service and Scooter with battery and charger.
The scooter with battery and charger is INR 68,999 (Delhi Ex-showroom) and the price for Scooters with Battery-as-a-Service is priced at INR 45,099 (Delhi Ex-Showroom) plus subscription to Battery-as-a-Service. Customers can pre-book this smart scooter by paying a minimal amount of INR 499 which is totally refundable. Bounce Infinity E1 scooters are FAME II eligible.
Here, customers have the choice of acquiring the Bounce Infinity E1 at a highly affordable price without the battery and use Bounce’s battery swapping network instead.
Customers who buy the Bounce E1 without the battery opting for the ‘battery as a service’ option, can pay for battery swaps, whenever they swap an empty battery with a fully-charged one from Bounce’s extensive swapping network. This pushes the running costs of the scooter down substantially, by as much as 40 per cent compared to conventional scooters. The Bounce Infinity E1 will also be offered with the battery, which can be removed from the scooter and charged by customers at their home or office or wherever convenient.
Bounce has been setting up a wide battery-swapping network through prominent partnerships, which will serve both its retail customers and its successful ride-sharing business. The ambition is to build the world’s largest and densest battery swapping platform to support India’s transition to clean mobility, and offer a swapping facility within one kilometre distance for its customers.
Vivekananda Hallekere, CEO & Co-Founder, Bounce said, “I strongly believe in the potential of electric vehicles in India – it is with this vision that we launched our in-house EV mobility solutions in June 2019. Today, we are building on our success, and to facilitate faster adoption of EVs, Bounce has taken a step ahead to develop the Infinity E1. We are committed to taking on all challenges to make India a leading EV adopter globally.”
Hallekere further added, “The Bounce Infinity E1 is designed and engineered to cater to the evolving needs of electric scooter customers in India. Our advanced ‘Made in India’ scooter will come equipped with enhanced state-of-the-art equipment and intelligent features. We are glad to announce that we are the first and only ones to provide both options – to swap batteries from our network as well as charge-at-home – for the Infinity E1.”
The Bounce Infinity E1 comes in five exciting colour options: Sporty Red, Sparkle Black, Pearl White, Desat Silver and Comed Grey. Pre-bookings start today, with deliveries slated for March 2022 through its dealership network & its online platform, for seamless deliveries across India. It will come equipped with a comprehensive warranty of 3 years, up to 50,000 kms.
- Torque of 83 Nm, Top Speed of 65 kmph, 0 to 40 kmph in 8 seconds
- Power Mode and Eco mode
- twin-disc brake assembly
- Electronic braking system (EBS) and regen ability
- Waterproof – IP 67
- 48V 39 AH
- Portable Battery
- Can be charged by connecting to any regular electric socket.
- 4 to 5 hours to charge
- 85 km per charge