Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro unveiled in India

Ola Electric, an Indian two-wheeler manufacturer, has launched its flagship electric scooter in two different variants–the Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro–in the Indian market. The Ola S1 is priced at INR 99,999 and the Ola S1 Pro is priced at INR 1,29,999.

Engine and transmission

The Ola S1 gets a 2.98 kWh battery pack and the S1 Pro gets a 3.97 kWh battery pack. However, the motor used in these two scooters, which the company refers to as ‘Hyperdrive Motor’, is the same and delivers a peak power of 8.5 kW.

Torque: 58 Nm
Drive type: Belt drive
Motor type: Mid-drive IPM
Power: 85 kW
RangeS1: Pro – 181 km/charge S1 – 121 km/charge
Top speed: S1 Pro – 115 kmph S1 – 90 kmph
Starting: Remote start; push button start
Battery capacity: 3.97 kWh
Transmission: Automatic

Features and safety

Ola offers Normal and Sport riding modes for its S1 variant and the Pro variant comes with an extra Hyper riding mode. The scooter’s massive 7-inch TFT display shows a host of information such as navigation, reduced CO2 emission figures, a playlist, and calls and texts, to name a few. The company allows users to unlock the scooter by proximity unlock, voice recognition, and a connected mobile app. Furthermore, the S1 Pro variant gets additional features like a reserve option one click away, hill-hold function, and cruise function.

Braking type: Combine braking system
Fast charging time: 75 km in 18 min
Processor: 1.8 GHz octa-core
Mobile connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi
Display: 7-inch touch screen
Additional features: Reverse mode, Internet connectivity, mobile application, geo-fencing,anti-theft alarm, riding modes, cruise control, navigation,HMI brightness adjuster, voice assistant

Chassis and suspension

Chassis: Tubular
Front suspension: Single fork
Rear suspension: Mono shock

Dimensions and capacity

The Ola scooter has a massive underseat storage of 36 litres that is big enough to fit two helmets at the same time.

Length: 1859 mm
Width: 712 mm
Height: 1160 mm
Saddle height: 792 mm
Ground clearance: 165 mm
Wheelbase: 1359 mm
Kerb weight: 125 kg
Underseat storage: 36 litres

Tyres and brakes

Tyre size
Front: 110/70-12
Rear: 110/70-12

Tyre type:Tubeless
Wheel size
Front: 304.8 mm
Rear: 304.8 mm

Wheels type:Aluminium alloy
Brake:Disc (front and rear)

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