Pune-based electric vehicle start-up Tork Motors had finally launched their electric motorcycle in the market earlier this year. The production version of the electrcic motorcycle is known as Tork Kratos R and production and deliveries of the same has also started. The sales network of Tork Motors will be expanding their sales network in coming months but for now they are focusing in Pune. Deliveries for the Tork Kratos R has already started and the manufacturer recently delivered 20 Kratos R motorcycles to its customer on a single day. Here we have another video, where Tork Motors shows how they deliver the motorcycle to their customer who have opted for home delivery.
The video has been uploaded by Tork Motors on their YouTube channel. Tork has actually adopted a very unique way of home delivering the electric scooter. There are many people who are reading this article who like to collect scale models of cars and bikes. Well, Tork took inspiration from such scale models and decided to deliver the motorcycle is such a box. The motorcycle that is ready for delivery is actually places inside a box which is design like the cover of a scale model. On one side, a fiberglass portion clearly shows the motorcycle and there are technical specifications printed on the box as well.
The motorcycle also has 1:1 printed on it which we usually see on scale model boxes. Tork Motors branding and other details regarding the electric motorcycle are mentioned on the box. The box along with the motorcycle is placed on a trailer which is attached to a previous generation Hyundai Creta. Tork Motors is using it to deliver vehicles in the area. The packaging is quite interesting and attracts attention on the road. The same can be seen here in the video as well. Other road users can be seen checking out the box out of curiosity. It actually looks like someone has ordered a large scale model. In this case, it is not a scale model but, the original motorcycle itself.
Tork Motors have been working on the electric motorcycle for a very long time. Kapil Shelke, Founder & CEO Tork Motors is seen in video and he himself is delivering the motorcycle to the customer. The excitement to see his motorcycle being delivered like a large scale model can be clearly seen in the video. Tork Kratos R is India’s first indigenously designed and developed electric motorcycle. It gets a sharp, sporty design. The bike gets a new trellis frame, telescopic front fork, rear monoshock, and disc brakes on both ends. It gets a 4.3 inch TFT screen and other connected features. Tork is offering the electric motorcycle in two variants. There is Kratos and Kratos R variants on offer.
It is pwered by a 4 kWh Li-Ion battery pack. The Axial flux motor generates 9 kW and 38 Nm of peak torque. It gets Eco, City, and Sports riding modes and like many other electric scooters, Kratos also gets a reverse gear function. Top speed of the motorcycle is 105 kmph and has a certified riding range of 180 km. The motorcycle supports fast charging as well. The price for Kratos is Rs 1.92 lakh, ex-showroom, while Kratos R is priced at Rs 2.07 lakh, ex-showroom.