Just a few weeks ago, the Bengaluru-based electric scooter manufacturing giant, Ola Electric, launched its newest and most affordable electric scooter, the Ola S1X. The company’s founder and CEO, Bhavish Aggarwal, launched this scooter in front of the public and stated that the deliveries will commence soon. Most recently, Bhavish Aggarwal shared a picture of himself sitting on the first-ever S1X scooter in front of the Ola Future Factory.
The first S1X off the line!! I think I like this design the most amongst all our S1 products! pic.twitter.com/Oo153BStiV
— Bhavish Aggarwal (@bhash) September 5, 2023
The picture of him and the first-ever Ola S1X production model has been shared by Bhavish Aggarwal on his X (formerly Twitter) account. The Ola founder and CEO shared the two pictures with the caption, “The first S1X off the line!! I think I like this design the most amongst all our S1 products.” The first picture of the founder was with his team members and the new S1X, finished in white, standing in front. In the next picture, Bhavish was seen sitting on the S1X electric scooter.
Ola Electric has launched the all-new S1X model in three variants. The introductory price of the Ola Electric S1X was Rs 79,999, but now the model has been priced at Rs 89,999. The 3 kWh battery S1X model was priced at Rs 89,999, but now it costs Rs 99,999. Lastly, the S1X+ model, which cost Rs 99,999 during the introductory pricing, now costs Rs 1,09,999.
In terms of design, the entire range of the Ola S1X comes equipped with the same design. The most affordable scooter lineup from Ola Electric comes with twin projector headlamps with LED DRL, a bigger headlight cowl, a single-piece seat, and the same curvy body. These scooters also get the same twin fork suspension on the front and dual shock absorbers in the rear. They also come equipped with steel wheels.
Coming to the specifications of the base S1X model, it is the 2 kWh battery model. It comes with a 2 kWh Lithium-ion battery, which comes mated to a 2.7 kW motor. The top speed of this base variant is around 85 kmph, and it offers a maximum true range of 85 km in the Eco mode, as stated by the company. This base variant weighs in at 101 kg and comes with a 350W charger from the company. The 2 kWh variant does not get important features such as OTA updates, music controls, navigation, call and SMS alerts, and keyless operation. This variant also gets a 3.5-inch LCD and a physical key.
Next up on the lineup is the 3 kWh battery variant, which also comes with a 2.7 kW motor. This mid-spec model gets a top speed of 90 kmph and a true range of 125 km in the Eco mode. It also comes equipped with a 3.5-inch LCD and a physical key. In terms of weight, this model weighs 7 kg more than the base variant.
Lastly, there is the top-spec S1X+ variant. This scooter comes with a 3 kWh battery and 2.7 kW motor. It gets a 90 kmph top speed and 125 km range. The feature additions on the S1X Plus are OTA updates, music control, remote boot lock/unlock, Bluetooth/GPS connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, cruise control, predictive maintenance, and Ola app control. All of these features are missed out on the two lower spec variants.