Ather 450 and 340 electric scooters witness a marginal price hike

25/04/2019 - 20:16 | ,  ,  ,  ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

Ather Energy has updated its website with the revised prices of the 340 and the 450 electric scooters. While the ex-showroom prices remain unchanged, the on-road (Bangalore) cost has increased due to revised insurance rates and added CESS. The new prices are INR 3,480 (on-road Bangalore) costlier than before.

Ather 450 Leased Tweet
The Ather 340 and 450 electric scooters have received a price increase of INR 3,480 (on-road Bengaluru). The price includes the INR 500 cess levied by the Government of Karnataka.

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Model Old Price New Price
Ather 340 INR 1,09,750 INR 1,13,230
Ather 450 INR 1,24,750 INR 1,28,230

The prices (on-road Bangalore) listed above are after receiving the FAME subsidy. The on-road price also includes the INR 500 cess levied by the Government of Karnataka. Check out the breakdown of the prices in the table below:

Model Ather 340 Ather 450
Ex-showroom Price (with 12% GST) ₹1,27,781 INR 1,42,568
Road tax (KA 0%) INR 0 INR 0
Smart card fee and RTO registration INR 1,011 INR 1,011
(Minus) Fame Subsidy - INR 22,000 - INR 22,000
Comprehensive insurance (indicative)

- 1-year Own damage & Zero Depreciation

- 5-year 3rd party insurance

INR 6,438 INR 6,651
On-road (Inclusive of 12%GST) INR 1,13,230 INR 1,28,230

In other recent development, Ather Energy has announced that it will commence operations in Chennai in June. Pre-orders in Chennai are open. Potential buyers, who register through the Pre-Order Interest option, can avail early access privileges, priority deliveries and invitations to test rides and exclusive events.

Ather Energy will launch the 450, 340 and the Ather Grid public charging infrastructure in Chennai. Like in Bengaluru, the Ather Grid will be located at places such as malls, tech-parks and cafes. The company will also offer free charging to all-electric vehicles for the first six months.

Ather 450 Riding Shot Right Front Quarter
Ather Energy will commence operations in Chennai in June 2019. The company has started taking pre-orders in the city.

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Both Ather electric scooters feature identical styling and features. They are distinguished based on the power output, range and acceleration. The Ather 450 has a range of 75 km per full charge. It can accelerate from 0-40 km/h in 3.9 seconds and go up to 80 km/h. The Ather 340 has a range of 60 km. Its 0-40 km/h acceleration time and top speed are 5.1 seconds and 70 km/h respectively. The feature list of both models includes full-LED lighting, a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen for onboard navigation and other smart functions and 24-litre storage space.

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