New Delhi: GT Force, an electric two-wheeler startup, has released two new models in the low-speed category – GT Soul Vegas and GT Drive Pro with a speed of 25 km/h. GT Soul Vegas is priced at INR 47,370 (lead-acid battery – 60V 28Ah) and at INR 63,641 (lithium-ion battery – 60V 26Ah). GT Drive Pro is available at INR 67,208 (Lead-Acid) and INR 82,751 (Lithium-ion). Both the scooters have a range of 50-60km on lead-acid and 60-65km on lithium-ion per charge, the company said in a release.
It takes 7-8 hours for lead-acid and 4-5 hours for the lithium-ion variant to get fully charged. The model features a highly insulated BLDC motor and a high-strength tubular frame, the release added.
With a kerb weight of 95 kg (Lead-acid) and 88 kg (Lithium-ion), both GT Soul Vegas variants have a loading capacity of 150 kg. A seat height of 760mm, and an exceptional ground clearance of 170mm, making the scooter an ideal ride for Indian road conditions. Other notable features include an anti-theft alarm, reverse mode, cruise control system, ignition lock start, hydraulic telescopic front suspension, and dual tube technology in the rear suspension.
GT Soul Vegas is available in 3 colors (Glossy Red, Grey and Orange) to accommodate the preferences of various customers. The product comes with an 18-month motor warranty, one-year lead battery warranty, and a three-year lithium-ion battery warranty, the release said.
With a kerb weight of 85 kg, GT Drive Pro has a loading capacity of 140 kg. A seat height of 760mm, and a ground clearance of 170mm, which makes it in sync with the requirements of city dwellers. It offers several features including central locking with an anti-theft alarm, parking mode, reverse mode and mobile charging with auto cutoff. GT Drive Pro is available in 4 colors, White/Blue/Red/Chocolate, and comes with an 18-month motor warranty, a one-year lead battery warranty, and a three-year lithium battery warranty.
Mukesh Taneja, co-founder and CEO of GT-Force, said, “We are thrilled to launch our two new EV two-wheeler models in the market after identifying significant gaps when it comes to aspirational, comfortable, and stylish individual urban commute. We also firmly believe that affordable, sturdy and TCO [total cost of ownership] efficient scooters are the only path toward the country’s transition to EV. We are confident that our products are efficient for voyaging short distances, safe and emission-free. We have entered the space with the goal of not only capturing the market share but also winning the mindshare by delivering the requirements of an ordinary Indian.”
In India, GT-Force has distributors in 80 cities in the country and 100 dealerships. With a monthly production capacity of 5000 units, the electric vehicle startup has presence in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan.