Hero Electric teases a new smart electric scooter: could it be the new Optima?

The new electric scooter will come in a blue paint shade and will get LED Lighting, alloy wheels, and a 2W electric motor. Read on.

  • Hero Electric has teased a new electric scooter for the Indian market
  • The electric scooter from Hero Electric could get a 2W motor as its powertrain 
  • The upcoming Hero electric scooter will be equipped with LED lighting, alloy wheels, disc brakes, etc.

Hero Electric has teased its upcoming electric scooter which is expected to debut in India on March 15th, 2023, as per reports. Hero Electric has released a 12-second video teaser that shows a faint image of the upcoming electric scooter, but hasn’t said anything about the launch date yet.

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A closer look at this image reveals that the Hero Electric electric scooter could be a new iteration of the outgoing Hero Electric Optima. The teaser hints at a 2W motor that could power the upcoming Hero Electric electric scooter. The tweet also suggests some form of AI-based connected vehicle tech that can be expected on the electric scooter. 

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The teaser video has been released via Hero Electric’s official Twitter handle. The video gets the caption ‘Presenting new era of 2W mobility’ which could mean that the upcoming electric scooter will get a 2W electric motor in the powertrain.

The electric scooter can be seen wearing a shade of blue, and is equipped with LED lighting, alloy wheels, disc brakes, telescopic front suspension and a single-piece seat. Given the brand’s positioning, the upcoming Hero Electric electric scooter is likely to compete with the likes of the Ola S1 Air, and electric scooters from brands like Ampere, Okinawa, Okaya, etc. 

The Hero Electric Optima electric scooter is one of the most popular EVs in the brand’s portfolio. Hero Electric has reportedly sold 6,394 units in January 2023 with a total cumulative sales of 80,954 units in this fiscal year.