Hero Vida V1 was launched today in India and this scooter is Hero Motocorp’s own first electric two-wheeler under the new Vida brand name. Apart from this, the company has been teasing the new electric scooter for quite some time now.
VIDA is a new electric brand under Hero MotoCorp with a new logo and identity.
After all, today on October 7, the company launched its not-first electric scooter in India.
Hero MotoCorp recently announced with Zero Motorcycles that it is completing its partnership with the California-based electric bicycle manufacturer, which will improve its R&D department and reduce the chance of delays in the future.
The R&D center, Center for Innovation and Technology (CIT), Jaipur, is housed in a glass case for the public on Gurugram.
Hero Motocorp Investments
According to the company, it has set aside $100 million (approximately Rs 760 crore) for a global fund to support more than 10,000 entrepreneurs in developing environmental, social and governance (ESG) solutions.
Hero Vida V1 Electric Scooter: Highlights
Pawan Munjal, CEO & CMD of Hero MotoCorp at the Vida EV kicked off the events: “We only have one planet and two choices: either do nothing and pretend everything is fine. The other choice is to see the brighter future waiting to be born. Our new product Vida is the promise of a better world”
The Hero Vida V1 would be offered in two variants called Vida V1 Pro and Vida V1 Plus. both variants would have a top speed of 80 km/h. Both variants are equipped with more than 100 combinations for use, whether performance or efficiency is required.
The company, together with Vida V1 Electric Scooter, has launched the Vida Fast Charging Network, Vida Platform and Vida services.
Vida charger and charging time
Fast charging facility. V1 pro charges 0 to 100% in 2 hours and 17 minutes and V1 plus charges 0 to 100% in 2 hours.
Vida smartphone connectivity
Vida will act as a smartphone on wheels, you will get navigation, monitoring, configuration, sharing or books to charge.
- V1 pro 165 on a single charge and V1 plus 143 on a single charge
- Dual battery option available.
- Removable battery option available.
Battery durability test
- Drop test several times from 1 m
- Multi-cycle shock test
- Pressure test 150 G
- Nail Penetration Test
- Uses flame retardant material for thermal resistance.
- IP65 and 67 certified
- Water resistance:
Vida V1 Features
Ample storage space under the available seats, 7-inch HD touchscreen, cruise control with resume function that improves driving comfort, intelligent two-way throttle that makes reversing and parking easier and offers a boost mode to pass high-torque situations.
Keyless operation with follow me home, follow me home lite and find me features to locate your scooter and it comes with an SOS alert at your fingertips in case of emergency.
Hero VIDA V1 Electric Scooter Price
|Vida V1 Plus||€1.45,000|
|Vida V1 pro||€ 1,59,000|
Bookings for Vida Electric Scooter will start on October 10, 2022 and delivery will start in December 2022. The launch will take place in several phases. The Phase I launch cities are Jaipur, Delhi and Bangalore.