Simple Energy One unveiled in India

Simple Energy has announced the launch of its flagship Simple One electric scooter in India for INR 1,09,999. The Bengaluru-based startup’s electric scooter features four riding modes–Eco, Ride, Dash, and Sonic.

Engine and transmission

In Eco mode, the Simple One’s powerful 4.8 kW battery pack (the largest battery in the Indian market) provides a range of 203 km while maintaining a speed of 40-45 kmph. The company says the battery pack generates a peak power of 4.5 kW and a peak torque of 72 Nm, thanks to an 8.5 kW electric motor. Inside the e-scooter is a fixed and removable battery, which can be charged separately. The fixed battery can charge from 0-80% in 2.75 hours.

Maximum torque: 72 Nm
Drive type: Chain-drive
Motor power: 4500 W
Range: 236 km/charge
Range (eco mode): 203 km/charge
Starting: Remote start, push-button start
Transmission: Automatic
Battery IP rating: 67
Motor IP rating: 67

Features and performance

A huge 7-inch TFT instrument cluster (IP67 approved) with multiple information and 4G and Bluetooth connectivity makes for a key aesthetic highlight. Music and phone controls, navigation, vehicle tracking, and a tyre-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) are featured on the dash.

Operating system: Android Open, OS
Mobile connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi
Additional features: Remote access
Display: 7-inch full-colour touch screen
Top speed: 105 kmph
Acceleration: (0-40 kmph)2.95 s

Chassis and suspension

The dimensions of the scooter measure 1,833 mm in length, 768 mm in width, and 1,280 mm in height. The wheelbase measures 1,300 mm, and the seat height is 775 mm. The maximum depth of water it can wade through is 300mm. The electric scooter’s kerb weight is 110kg.

Chassis: Tubular
Body type: Electric bikes
Front suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear suspension: Mono-tube, mono-shock

Electricals and tyres

Lights: LED
Battery type: Lithium-ion
Battery capacity: 4.8 kWh
Tyre size: Front: 110/80-12 Rear: 110/80-12
Tyre type: Tubeless
Wheel size: Front: 304.8 mm Rear: 304.8 mm
Wheels type: Alloy

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