HOP LYF and LEO electric scooters launched in India
HOP Electric Mobility has launched its LYF and LEO electric scooters in India. The former is sold in LYF Basic, LYF, and LYF Extended variants, while the latter is available in LEO Basic, LEO, and LEO Extended versions. As for the highlights, the vehicles look sporty and offer many features. They promise a range of up to 125km per charge. Here are more details.
The HOP LYF and LEO have a headlight-mounted front apron, a flat footboard, a single-piece seat with a pillion grab rail, an anti-theft wheel lock, and a USB charger. The scooters come with a side-stand sensor, a remote key, an anti-theft alarm, an LED instrument console, and ride on blacked-out wheels. GPS and internet connectivity are offered as optional.
The HOP LYF is fueled by a 2.7hp electric motor and has a top-speed of 50km/h, while the HOP LEO runs on a 3.6hp motor and attains a top-speed of 60km/h. Both the scooters promise a maximum range of 125km/charge (with dual battery pack).
To ensure the safety of the rider, the HOP LYF and LEO have disc brakes on both the wheels, along with reverse gear (up to 5km/h), park assist, and three riding modes. Suspension duties on both the electric scooters are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
In India, the HOP LYF carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 65,500, while the HOP LEO begins at Rs. 72,500 (both prices, ex-showroom). The company also plans to launch a new OXO 100 e-bike with a top-speed of 100km/h and a range of 100km/charge.