Bajaj Auto to Launch Electric Scooter Chetak Chic Electric Soon: Report

  • The scooter is likely to be priced at around Rs one lakh
  • Bajaj Chetak Chic electric is likely to have a design inspired from Vespas
Chetak Chic Electric (pic credit-Zigwheels)

According to a report by the Financial Express, Bajaj Auto will launch its Urbanite brand which will sell the company’s electric models on 16th October. The report says that the company has registered the name of its soon to-be launched electric scooter which will be called Bajaj Chetak Chic electric.

It is speculated that the Bajaj Chetak Chic Electric will be priced close to Rs one lakh. In 2017, Rajeev Bajaj, managing director, Bajaj Auto said that Bajaj Auto plans to become the Tesla of two-wheelers.

Retro-modern design inspired from Vespas

The launch event of the vehicle will be attended by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog. It is expected that the electric scooter will come with many premium features. The report says that the electric scooter will have a retro-modern design inspired from Vespas.

The scooters will also have a rounded headlamp which will most likely be having LED units and LED DRLs. The report also says that the front suspension of the scooter will be a single side trailing arm unit taking inspiration from a similar design found in Vespas.

Revolt Intellicorp RV 400 and RV 300 for Rs 98,999 and Rs 84,999

Recently Electric two-wheeler manufacturing company Revolt Intellicorp had launched Revolt Cash Down plan for RV 400 and RV 300. The company has also entered the Pune market with RV 400 and RV300.

Under the new plan, cost before the on-road price for the RV 400 will be Rs 98,999 and the RV300 will be sold at Rs 84,999. Revolt also said customers will have to pay for the registration cost, insurance, smart card and one-time mandatory charge of 4G connectivity for three years. The company also claimed that the cost before on road is less than the approved FAME II subsidy.