With the launch of the new Bajaj Chetak, Bajaj has now revealed that it is joining the Electric Scooter segment. In a new avatar and an all-electric train the new Chetak Electric scooter is brought to life again and will launch next year in January.
With the same style profile as the Piaggio Vespa, the current Bajaj Chetak has a neo-retro all-metal cannon. A new LED headlight, a modern instrument retro-style cluster with a circular shape and function finish switches.
A lithium-ion battery IP67 with Nickel Cobalt Aluminum oxide batteries is plannable for the current Chetak. By comparison to the Revolt bikes the battery is said to be non-removable. The scooter accepts regular household 5–15 amp charging even if it doesn’t have exchangeable batteries. The Intelligent Battery Management System tracks charging and discharge and also has a flexible braking system.
It is also anticipated that Bajaj would provide an additional home charging facility. The new electric scooter provides the economy and recreation with two control modes. The latest Bajaj Chetak will run with a single charge with Economy mode for up to 100 kilometres.
Chetak Electric often features a connectivity that is always linked. On their smartphones, consumers can open the Chetak app to find their Bajaj Chetak scooter, get an incident alerts or unauthorized access, and safeguard against robbery. The official site of Chetak lists users may place their music on their connected device and read helpful driving tips.
Bajaj said the current Chetak Electric will be ready to offer a zero downtime. The scooter uses “advanced algorithms with edge-computers for optimum longevity of every electronic, mechanical, and chemical component of the powertrain, ranging from throttle response, to battery recharge.”
In January 2020, Bajaj’s latest all-electric Chetak scooter is scheduled for commercial release. In Pune and then Bengaluru, this two-wheeler is accessible first and can be picked up on less than Rs 1.5 lakh in India.