Okinawa launches fastest electric scooter 'Praise' in India

It offers a best-in-class range from 170km to 200km depending on the riding conditions. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 19, 2017, 12.34 PM (IST)

Okinawa launched a new electric scooter in India called 'Praise' on Tuesday, at Rs. 59,889. 

This is the company's second electric scooter launch after the 'Ridge' which came out in January.

Praise offers a top speed of 75kmph along with a best-in-class range of 170-200km on a single charge, making it the fastest two-wheeler segment in the country. 

The electric scooter comes with a removable lithium-ion battery pack consisting of a 9kg battery which can be charged while being fitted in the scooter and separately as well. 

The battery has a lifespan of 2,000 cycles which takes about 45 minutes to store 80% of energy. 

It also comes with a BDLC motor which is water resistant and has modes like Economy (35kmph), Sporty (65kmph) and Turbo (75kmph). 

The torque output of the motor ranges from 18Nm to 40Nm which ensures a quick acceleration.

The scooter also comes with additional features like LED lights, a fully-digital instrument console, flexible brake levers, dual gas charges rear shock-absorbers and  telescopic front suspensions. 

Also installed are some safety features like unique dual front disc brakes, single rear disc brake, E-ABS (Electronic - Assisted Braking System) and a side-stand safety sensor. 

Praise also comes with a three-year replacement warranty.