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Ola Electric Scooter S1 Launch LIVE Updates: Price, Variants, Features and More

The Ola Electric Scooter S1 is launching in India right now and here, we bring you all the updates LIVE from the Ola Electric Scooter S1 launch event.

News18.com | August 15, 2021, 15:21 IST
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Ola S1 Electric Scooter Launch Live Updates: The Ola Electric Scooter is not only one of the most talked-about electric vehicles in India right now, but it is also the most talked-about two-wheeler in general. At this point, it won’t be wrong to say that the Ola Electric Scooter is one of the most awaited two-wheelers currently in India. The excitement around the launch of the Ola Electric Scooter has been such that it just might be the big turning point for two-wheelers in India where they see wide adoption of electric vehicles. Ola S1 Electric Scooter maker Ola has also promised that it will be pulling out all the stops with this electric scooter to make it a success and today, we will know everything there is to know about the all-new Ola Electric Scooter. First and foremost, the first Ola Electric Scooter will be called S1 and over the past few days, Ola Electric has been teasing the scooter on its social media platform. Ola also started accepting bookings for the S1 Electric Scooter in India for a sum of Rs 499 and the response has been unlike any other that an electric vehicle has got in India. As per Ola Electric, the Ola S1 Electric Scooter crossed 1 lakh bookings on the first day of bookings. As of now, though, there might be a lot of excitement around the Ola S1 Electric Scooter, but up until the launch day, we do not know much about the specifications and features that the electric scooter will come with. Additionally, the price is also a big question that, along with all other questions, will be answered today.

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Aug 15, 2021 15:21 (IST)

The Ola Electric Scooter will also come with "Moods" which will alter the display of the scooter and also, change the way the scooter sounds.

Aug 15, 2021 15:14 (IST)

So basically, the Ola Electric Scooter can be unlocked in three ways - through the app on your smartphone, through the scooter's screen or through walking close to it, which again, is something that Ola has not mentioned the working of. Do you have a key fob that you need to have on you? Or do you need to wait for your phone to connect? Or will the scooter greet anyone who walks by? These questions have not been answered.

Aug 15, 2021 15:12 (IST)

One of the coolest features about the Ola Electric scooter is the fact that the Scooter can sense when the user has come closer thanks to its proximity sensor. Once active, it will say "Hi, (user name)" whenever the user comes close to the scooter and it will say "Bye, (user name)" when the person walks away. Ola Electric has not clarified how this works though so take this feature with a pinch of salt.

Aug 15, 2021 15:07 (IST)

One of the key highlights of the Ola S1 is the fact that the scooter comes with 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The instrument cluster comes with 3 GB of RAM and is powered by an Octa-Core processor.

Aug 15, 2021 14:58 (IST)

The size of the touchscreen instrument cluster on the Ola S1 Electric scooter is 7 inches. Ola says that this is the brightest screen in the segment. 

Aug 15, 2021 14:52 (IST)

There has been a lot of time spent by Ola Electric talking about the features of the touchscreen system that the Ola S1 comes with. So let's take a closer look at what all it offers.

Aug 15, 2021 14:50 (IST)

The Ola Electric S1 comes with disc brakes both at the front and at the back and gets a mono-shock suspension on both sides as well. 

Aug 15, 2021 14:47 (IST)

Ola Electric will be providing a 750W portable charger along with the Ola S1 Electric Scooter which can be mounted at home, or any such palce depending on the buyer's preference, which will take 6 hours to charge the scooter.

Aug 15, 2021 14:46 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric Scooter will come with an 8.5 kW motor which will be connected to a 3.92 kWh battery - both of which are claimed to be the biggest in the segment by Ola Electric.

Aug 15, 2021 14:44 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric scooter will come with three riding modes on offer - Normal, Sport and Hyper. With Normal mode being the most relaxed one and Hyper mode being the quickest one. The Sport mode will sit in the middle.

Aug 15, 2021 14:41 (IST)

Alright, now that we know the price and availability of the Ola Electric Scooter, there are still TONS of things left to be talked about. Let's take a closer look at the features that the scooter will come with.

Aug 15, 2021 14:40 (IST)

Ola Electric has said that the Ola S1 electric scooter will be available for purchase from September 8, 2021 onwards and the deliveries of the scooter will begin from October.

Aug 15, 2021 14:36 (IST)

The higher-spec Ola S1 Electric Scooter, which costs about Rs 30,000 more than the base model Ola S1, has a claimed top speed of 115 km/h and a claimed range of 181 km on a full charge. This claims to be able to do 0-40 km/h in 3 seconds.

Aug 15, 2021 14:33 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric Scooter has a claimed top speed of 90 km/h and has a claimed range of 121 km on a full charge. Ola Electric claims that the S1 can go from 0-40 km/h in 3.6 seconds.

Aug 15, 2021 14:30 (IST)

Okay, so a lot of things have been announced but here is a photo that sums up a little bit about both the scooters.

Aug 15, 2021 14:26 (IST)

Here is how much the Ola S1 Electric Scooter and the Ola S1 Pro Electric Scooter will cost in your state when you combine it with the subsidies you get.

Aug 15, 2021 14:24 (IST)

These prices will vary depending on the state you buy the Ola Electric scooter in. Here is how much the scooter will cost you exactly, in your state.

Aug 15, 2021 14:23 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric Scooter has been priced at Rs 99,999 for the base variant. The Ola S1 Electric Scooter will also have a higher specification variant called the Ola S1 Pro and it has been priced at Rs 1,29,999. 

Aug 15, 2021 14:21 (IST)

Tiem for the price of the Ola Electric Scooter! Get ready!

Aug 15, 2021 14:20 (IST)

The Ola Electric Scooter will come with a large boot space which is claimed to be capable of holding two helmets, under the seat.

Aug 15, 2021 14:18 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric Scooter will come with built-in speakers which can be used to play music as well. This speaker also allows the user to take phone calls too.

Aug 15, 2021 14:16 (IST)

A massive touchscreen will be placed where you usually expect the analogue instrument cluster. It will be powered by MoveOS and will have several display themes which is customisable also.

Aug 15, 2021 14:15 (IST)

Different sounds will be made by the Ola Electric Scooter S1 depending on the riding mode that has been selected!

Aug 15, 2021 14:14 (IST)

The Ola Electric Scooter will also come with reverse gear, making it easier to park. It will also come with Hill Hold Assist (HSA) which holds the scooter in place in case you are stopped on an uphill slope.

Aug 15, 2021 14:12 (IST)

Convenient features on the Ola Electric Scooter S1 include the addition of Cruise control which will maintain the set speed be it uphill or downhill.

Aug 15, 2021 14:11 (IST)

The Ola S1 Electric Scooter will take 6 hours to charge from a regular home socket. Additionally, the electric scooter can be charged to  50 per cent in just 18 minutes through Ola fast chargers.

Aug 15, 2021 14:10 (IST)

Ola Electric is putting a lot of emphasis on the fact that the Ola S1 Electric Scooter will come in 10 colour options. Here is the complete range.

Aug 15, 2021 14:07 (IST)

It is confirmed! The first product from Ola Electric, their first scooter will be called the S1. There will also be a higher variant of the scooter called as the Ola S1 Pro. 

Aug 15, 2021 14:06 (IST)

Ola Electric is talking about their manufacturing plant which will be one of the biggest two-wheeler manufacturing plants in the world. It says that while the past was of manufacturing was set by China, the future of manufacturing will be led by India.

Aug 15, 2021 14:05 (IST)

Ola is, of course, starting their event with lots of talk about how beautiful the Earth is and that talking about climate change.

Ola Electric Scooter S1 Launch LIVE Updates: Price, Variants, Features and More
Ola Electric Scooter S1 is one of the latest electric scooters to be launched in India. (Photo: Ola Electric)

So buckle up and tune in to all the updates from the Ola S1 Electric Scooter coming to you LIVE, straight from the launch event, below.

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