Bajaj Chetak up for bookings in Mysuru, Aurangabad, and Mangaluru
Bajaj Auto has commenced bookings for its Chetak electric scooter in three new Indian cities, namely, Mysuru, Aurangabad, and Mangaluru, against a token amount of Rs. 2,000. The vehicle was launched in Nagpur last week and is already available in Pune as well as Bengaluru. In the coming weeks, the bookings for the electric scooter will start in Chennai and Hyderabad. Here's our roundup.
It has touch sensitive switches and a digital instrument cluster
The Bajaj Chetak sits on a steel frame and features a retro look with an indicator-mounted front apron, an oval-shaped headlight, a flat-type seat with a storage compartment beneath it, and a pillion grab rail. It also offers an all-LED lighting setup, a Bluetooth-enabled digital instrument console, touch sensitive switches, and rides on 12-inch alloy wheels. The scooter comes in Urbane and Premium variants.
The vehicle offers a top-speed of 70km/h
Bajaj Chetak draws power from a 3.8kW motor paired with a 3kWh Lithium-ion battery pack that delivers a range of 95km in Eco mode. The powertrain produces a combined output of 16Nm and allows the e-scooter to reach a top-speed of 70km/h.
It has a disc brake on the front
For the rider's safety, the Bajaj Chetak is equipped with a disc brake on the front wheel and a drum brake on the rear wheel, along with a combined braking system for improved handling. Suspension duties on the scooter are taken care of by leading-link forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
Bajaj Chetak: Pricing and availability
In Mysuru, Aurangabad, and Mangaluru, Bajaj Chetak is priced at Rs. 1.43 lakh for the Urbane trim and Rs. 1.45 lakh for the Premium model (both prices, ex-showroom). It is currently up for bookings in the aforementioned cities and will soon be available for purchase.