Following its massive 20-bike delivery event in Pune Maharastra in July, one of the country’s most promising electric vehicle manufacturing startups Tork Motors recently recreated history with the deliveries of 20 more bikes in Mumbai. The Pune-based EV maker recently commenced the deliveries of Tork Kratos in Mumbai and it entered the city with a bang with 20 deliveries at a time. The all-electric motorbikes Tork Kratos and Kratos R are currently available for sale across the country at Rs 1.22 lakh and Rs 1.37 lakh, ex-showroom Maharashtra, respectively.
Commenting on the deliveries of the bikes in Mumbai, Kapil Shelke, Founder and CEO of Tork Motors said, “We are excited to deliver our cutting-edge, Made in India product to our endearing customers in Mumbai. With this batch, we have expanded our reach to newer geographies beyond Pune. Further, with the setup of our Chakan factory in progress at a steady pace, we will shift our focus to more cities as announced during the launch. We at Tork Motors, wish all our customers and stakeholders, a very happy festival of lights.”
The Kratos, India’s first locally designed and produced motorcycle, has an aggressive and angular futuristic appearance. The bike also gets a new and rebuilt trellis frame, telescopic front fork, rear monoshock, and disc brakes on both ends. The Kratos R includes a variety of cutting-edge features, including split seats and grab rails for the pillion, all-LED lighting throughout, a completely digital instrument dashboard, and black alloy wheels. The motorbike also has a reverse function and three riding modes, including eco, city, and sport.
A 9 kW electric motor propels the Tork Kratos R, generating 38 Nm of torque and allowing the motorbike to attain a top speed of 105 km/h. With a 4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and an aluminum body, the Tork Kratos R boasts an IDC-certified range of 180 kilometers. This battery pack has a quick charging option available.
In other electric motorbike news, recently Dulquer Salmaan one of the leading actors from the South Indian film industry in one of his recent videos posted on social media revealed that he is eagerly waiting for the Ultraviolette F77 high-performance electric bike and it is going to be his first EV. According to the company, the motorcycle will be officially launching on November 24 and the bookings for the same would begin on October 23.
The F77 will include features like fully integrated e-Sim with networking capabilities, 9 axis IMU, shock and impact sensors, huge colour TFT display as the instrument cluster, 3 riding modes, and more. A 33.52 Bhp maximum power and 90 Nm maximum torque electric motor is included with the high-performance electric motorbike. It has a 0-100 kmph time of just 7.5 seconds and a 0-60 kmph time of just 2.9 seconds. Its peak speed is around 147 kmph. The Ultraviolette F77 electric motorbike would cost between in the Rs 3–4 lakh range.