Okinawa Scooters has launched the Okinawa Ridge+ electric scooter in India. It has been priced at INR 64,988 (ex-showroom Delhi).
The highlight of the Okinawa Ridge+ is its detachable lithium-ion battery, which powers the 800-watt, waterproof Brushless DC (BLDC) electric motor. The electric scooter comes with a claimed riding range of 120 km on a single charge, while it has a claimed top speed of 55 km/h.
The Okinawa Ridge+ is available in two colour options - Lucent Orange/Magna Grey and Midnight Blue. The e-scooter can take a maximum payload of 150 kg. The new EV becomes the third offering from the company in India after the Okinawa Ridge and the Okinawa Praise.
Commenting on the launch of the Okinawa Ride+, Mr Jeetender Sharma, MD - Okinawa Autotech Pvt Ltd said, -
"The Ridge+ is the result of Okinawa's sustained desire to keep offering Indian commuters best-in-class EVs which are not only equal, but even better than their in-class conventional fuel variants. User can take out the battery and carry to their home or office for charging purpose."
The lithium-ion battery pack on the Okinawa Ridge+ can be fully charged in two hours with a with a micro-charger and auto cut-off. The Ridge+ comes with a host of safety features like central locking, keyless entry, Anti-theft alarm, an electronic-assisted braking system (E-ABS) with energy regeneration, and a Find My Scooter function, which allows to remotely locate scooter.
Potential customers can book the Okinawa Ridge+ across all company dealerships in the country. Okinawa claims that 500 units of the Ridge+ are ready to be rolled out in October, while another 1,500 units will be rolled out next month. The company also plans to increase its rollout capacity in the coming months.