India-made Ultraviolette F77, a fully-electric performance bike, breaks cover
Ultraviolette Automotive, a Bengaluru-based start-up, has taken the wraps off its first all-electric motorcycle, the F77, today. The all-new bike is offered in Lightning, Shadow, and Laser color variants and comes at a starting price of Rs. 3 lakh. Interestingly, the e-bike has a top speed of 147kmph and it promises a range of 130-150km on a single charge. Here's all about it.
A look at the Ultraviolette F77
The Ultraviolette F77 features a fully-faired design with a trellis frame, low set clip-on handlebars, an all-LED lighting setup, and blacked-out alloy wheels with orange accents. The bike houses a fully digital instrument console that can be paired with your handset via a dedicated smartphone app to provide useful information like battery percentage, location, range, etc.
Power and performance
The Ultraviolette F77 packs an air-cooled AC motor which is fueled by a 4.2kWh removable battery. It is powered by a 25kW motor, and produces 90Nm of peak torque. Further, it accelerates from 0-60kmph in 3 seconds. The battery can fully recharge in 5 hours through a standard charger and in 1.5 hours using a fast charger.
Ultraviolette F77: On the road
The Ultraviolette F77 comes equipped with disc brakes on both front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS as standard. For suspension duties, it houses upside-down forks up front and a mono-shock unit on the rear. It also gets 9-axis IMU with built-in sensors, impact sensors, and emergency contact alert. The motorcycle promises a range of 130-150km and has a top speed of 147kmph.
And, what about pricing and availability?
As for the pocket pinch, the all-new Ultraviolette F77 starts at Rs. 3 lakh and goes upto Rs. 3.25 lakh (on-road prices) in India. The online bookings for the bike are live via the company's official website and the deliveries are scheduled for October 2020. Notably, the company will be delivering the motorcycle in Bengaluru first, followed by other Indian cities.