Ather 340 and Ather 450 launched in Chennai

08/07/2019 - 12:00 | ,  ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

After in Bangalore, the Ather 340 and Ather 450 have been launched in Chennai. The flagship scooter, the 450, has been priced at INR 1,31,683* while the relatively lower-spec 340 retails at INR 1,19,091*.

Ather 450 Riding Shot Right Front Quarter
One of the reasons behind higher price tag for the Ather 450 and 340 in Chennai is 4% road tax levied by the Tamil Nadu government.

Also Read: New OTA update brings more features to the Ather 450

The prices mentioned above include the benefits under the FAME-II scheme. The Ather 450 and 340 get a subsidy of INR 27,000 and INR 24,000 respectively. The 450 and 340 retail at INR 1,22,647** and INR 1,10,647** respectively in Bangalore. The Tamil Nadu government levies a 4% road tax that adds another INR 5,837 to the Ather 450, and INR 5,246 to the 340.

As part of a limited period offer, Ather Energy is offering home charging point, 1st year Ather One subscription free and unlimited public charging until December 19 along with the 450. The buyers of the 340 miss the home charging point and get with a charging cable instead.

Ather Energy has also announced its subscription plans that give access to various services. Check out the plans in the table below:

Plan Ather Connect Ather Charge Ather Service Ather One Plan
Connected Service Yes Yes Yes Yes
Over-the-air updates Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vehicle Service No No Yes Yes
Public Charging No Yes No Yes
Home Charging No No No Yes
Price/year (excluding GST) INR 3,000 INR 6,000 INR 6,000 INR 8,400

To give you a quick recap about the specifications of the two electric scooters, the 450 accelerates from 0-40 km/h in 3.9 seconds, has a maximum speed of 80 km/h and offers a range of 75 km in the Eco mode. Its electric motor produces 5.4 kW of max power and 20.5 Nm of peak torque.

The Ather 340’s electric motor, on the other hand, delivers 4.4 kW of max power and 20 Nm of torque of peak torque. The 0-40 km/h acceleration on the 340 takes a relatively longer 5.1 seconds and its top speed is 70 km/h. The range is 60 km in Eco mode. It is affected by the selected riding mode - Sport, Ride or Eco.

Riding Mode Sport Ride Eco
TrueRange 55 km 65 km 75 km
Top Speed 80 km/h 65 km/h 45 km/h

Ather Grid Charging Network Outdoor Shot 1
Ather Energy has also announced its subscription plans that offer various services such as home charging and vehicle maintenance among other features.

Also Read: Ather to extend FAME-I certified 450’s comprehensive warranty to 3 years

Common features of both the electric scooters from Ather Energy include 7-inch touchscreen dashboard with onboard navigation, parking assist, all-LED lighting and 24-litre under seat storage space.

*On-road Chennai

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