Chennai-based startup Aventose Energy recently unveiled a video of its new S110 electric scooter intending to target the masses in domestic markets across India. The company is hoping to capture the current audience base which uses 100-125cc petrol two-wheelers – this segment makes up nearly 85 percent of the two-wheeler domestic market.
The S110 e-scooter is one among the portfolio of four electric two-wheeler models that Aventose Energy is expected to launch during 23-24. The company first announced its S110 in Oct of 2021 with plans to start selling its e-scooter by June of 2023.
Designed as a unisex, rugged, and versatile e-scooter, the S110 is expected to be mass utilized in urban and rural areas consumption. To ensure mass appeal, the company incorporated feedback taken from two-wheeler users of all ages (male and female) from tier 1, 2, and 3 cities. This allowed the company to design its S110 e-scooter with features and design elements that make it an ideal option for riders in their desired target audience.
In addition, the company also collected feedback from other stakeholders including e-commerce companies, dealerships, fleets, and service centers on some of the pressing challenges they face due to shortages and time needed for repairs or availability of spare parts.
What makes the Aventose Energy S110 E-scooter uniquely posed to capture domestic markets?
As mentioned above, Aventose Energy has designed its S110 to address some of the common issues and problems faced by riders and other stakeholders in the electric two-wheeler domestic markets. But what makes the S110 e-scooter an attractive option for consumers who want to switch to green energy two-wheelers? Consider the following;
Pricing and Affordability
One of the biggest considerations for consumers of electric two-wheelers in India is the pricing and affordability of the vehicle. To address this challenge has ensured a balance between performance, pricing, and features – and each of these aspects is customized to suit Indian consumers.
Here it is important to note that Aventose has used a design platform that enables lower manufacturing costs without having to compromise on the quality of components used in the S110 electric scooter.
The ex-showroom pricing of the S110 e-scooter is expected to be approximately INR 85,000 with an expected target range of 100 km.
The second most important challenge that electric vehicle consumers face is with locating charging stations. Here Aventose Energy has addressed this challenge by ensuring that its S110 can be charged anywhere at public charging stations, via a removable battery that can be swapped at swapping stations.
These convenient charging options will help in pushing the adoption of S110 among the masses.
Fitted with AIS 156 phase 2 compliant batteries that are designed with multiple layers of safety as established by the Vehicle Control Unit (VCU), can help in making Aventose Energy vehicles, including its S110 e-scooter, among the safest electric scooters in India.
What makes the S110 a highly efficient electric two-wheeler is that it is designed to be 20 percent more efficient when compared to other electric vehicles in this market segment.
As a result, the S110 e-scooter benefits from increased range and battery life.
Because the conception and design of the S110 e-scooter are based on extensive feedback from regular riders from different demographics, Aventose Energy was able to incorporate a variety of design features and capabilities within its electric two-wheeler offering.
To ensure that its e-scooter enjoys mass appeal, the company has designed its S110 to be versatile with a rugged, unisex, and multi-utility offering that makes it ideal for riders regardless of gender, age, and usage. And as mentioned above, the S110 e-scooter can be employed for usage in both urban and rural markets across India.
The company is also hoping to target international markets in Europe, APAC, and African regions.
Vilas Tank – Founder and CEO of Aventose Energy said that “Our products are designed keeping Indian, APAC, and African markets in mind. We have been continuously testing the vehicle and improving the supply chain to meet all the Indian safety and localization standards and exceed customer expectations.”
Availability of S110
At present, Aventose Energy is looking for dealership partners in all major cities in India including Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Pune. These markets will help the company with its stage one expansion plans
Vilas Tank also said that “Only after setting dealership partners in these 5 cities on growth path further expansion will be taken up during festive period towards year-end. Happy end customers through successful dealerships is the long-term goal of Aventose Energy.”
Specifications of the S110 E-scooter
- Range (km on road) – 85
- Torque (Nm Wheel) – 156
- Max Speed (kmph) – 60
- Weight with Battery – 115
- Battery kWh – 1.9
- Brakes Front/Rear – CBS Disc
- Swapping option – Yes
- Fixed Charging – Yes
- Battery Removable – Yes
- Tire F/R – 17″/17″
- Charging Time – 0 to 100 percent in 4 hours, 0 to 80 percent in 2.5 hours
(All product specifications can slightly vary with the final product.)
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Top Features of the S110 E-scooter
Here are the top features of the S110 E-scooter;
- Vehicle ergonomics are designed for comfortable riding.
- Detects abnormal temperature increases of critical components and can seamlessly switch to safe mode.
- Low seat height for easy access for all.
- Detects falls and disables drive trains to ensure the safety of riders.
- Effective shock absorbers.
- IP67-certified motor, controller, and battery which allows the e-scooter to easily navigate waterlogged roads and bad terrains.
- Adjustable handle to ensure comfortable riding.
- Hydraulic suspension to reduce shock transfer.
- Large tires and high ground clearance for all terrains.
- 17″ alloy wheels for all types of roads.
- Wide seat with extra cushion.
- Large leg space.
- Twin rear suspension Front fork suspension.
Where can you get your Aventose S110?
Aventose Energy is offering Pre-booking of its S110 electric scooter on its website.
Once the company can successfully set up dealership partners in all the leading metros, you should be able to boot it from the showroom directly.