Simple One electric scooter: price (on-road), range, colours, images, and specifications

Simple One electric scooter price in India, specifications, features, competition and more have been discussed at length in the article below. The Simple One is a premium electric two-wheeler from the Bangalore-based startup, Simple Energy. The company aims to provide the users with the best in class range without compromising much on other aspects of the scooter. Furthermore, Simple Energy has scheduled the deliveries starting in September. In the meantime, interested buyers can book themselves a free test ride in their respective cities. Here’s everything else you need to know about the Simple One:

Simple One price in India

Simple One was initially launched in the country last year on August 15th, with a starting price of Rs Rs 1,09,999. This was followed by a newer variant with an improved range and a price tag of Rs 1,44,999. Interested buyers can go with either variant since both are available to pre-book on Simple Energy’s official website at Rs 1,947 with a full refund provision in case buyers change their minds. The price can further be reduced by claiming the FAME II subsidy of Rs 60,000 provided by the government on the purchase of the Simple One e-scooter.

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Simple One key features

  • Motor Power: 8.5 kW 
  • Range: 300 km/charge
  • Acceleration 0-40 kmph: 2.95 seconds
  • Top speed: 105 kmph
  • Battery capacity: 3.04 kWh
  • Charging time: NA
  • Kerb Weight: 110 kg

Simple One specifications

Simple Energy claims its electric two-wheeler Simple ONE is India’s first premium affordable EV. The EV comes in two different variants with the difference being only in the range per charge i.e. 236 km and 300 km, with the latter being the recently launched version. Apart from that, the vehicle’s performance is being taken care of by an 8.5 kW motor which can provide a peak torque of 72 Nm. Under the hood is a 4.8 kWh Lithium-ion battery unit which also comes with fast charging support. Simple Energy has also packed in some smart features such as call & notification alerts, turn-by-turn navigation via GPS and a tyre pressure monitoring system as well.

Power, performance

  • Motor power: 8.5 kW
  • Top speed: 105 kmph
  • Acceleration: 0-40 kmph (2.95 seconds)
  • Certified range: 236 km (old variant) / 300 km (new variant)
  • Motor type: BLDC
  • Max torque: 72 Nm
  • Carrying capacity: 30 L
  • Reverse mode: Yes
  • Starting: Remote start and push-button start

Battery, charging

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Battery capacity: 4.8 kWh
  • Battery charging time: 1.5 hours
  • Charger output: Portable 650W
  • Fast charging: Yes

Light and indicator

  • Headlight: LED
  • Brake and tail Light: LED integrated with TSL
  • Turn signal: Lamp LED
  • Low battery indicator: Yes
  • Pass light: Yes
  • Stand indicator: Yes

Smart features

  • Display type: 7-inch fully digital TFT
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Yes
  • Riding modes: Yes (2)
  • Instrument console: Digital
  • GPS navigation: Yes
  • Geo-fencing: Yes
  • Anti-theft alert: No
  • Cruise control: Yes
  • Speedometer: Digital
  • Tripmeter: Digital
  • Clock: Digital
  • Voice assistant: No
  • DRLs: Yes
  • Mobile app connectivity: Yes
  • Central locking system: Yes
  • Artificial sound: No
  • Parking assist: Yes
  • Anti-theft system: No
  • USB charging port: No
  • Additional features: App-based control, GSM connectivity, turn by turn navigation, Call alerts, Notification alerts, Music control, Live vehicle tracking, dark mode with custom themes, SOS functionality, Remote locking, Ride statistics, OTA updates, Save routes for later, Tyre pressure monitoring system

Brakes, wheels, suspension

  • Brakes technology: Combine Braking System (CBS)
  • Front brake type: Disc
  • Rear brake type: Disc
  • Wheel type: Alloy
  • Radial tyres: No
  • Tyre type: Tubeless
  • Rear-wheel size: 304.8 mm
  • Rear tyre size: 110/80-12
  • Front-wheel size: 304.8 mm
  • Front tyre size: 110/80-12
  • Front suspension: Telescopic forks
  • Rear suspension: Mono shock

Body and dimensions

  • Kerb weight: 110 KG
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  • Front storage: No
  • Under-seat storage: 30 litres
  • Seat type: Single
  • Passenger footrest: Yes
  • Pillion backrest: No
  • Pillion grabrail: Yes
  • Pillion seat: Yes
  • Pillion footrest: Yes

Simple One colours

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  • Brazen Black
  • Namma Red
  • Azure Blue
  • Grace White

Simple One warranty

  • Vehicle warranty – 3 years
  • Battery warranty – 3 years
  • Portable charger warranty – 3 years 

Simple One service and maintenance

Users of Simple One can take their vehicles to Simple Energy’s official workshops and service centres for regular maintenance and checkups.

Simple One review

Simple One appears to be a promising electric scooter for its price, at least on paper. The EV offers an impressive range, a powerful motor, 72Nm of torque, fast charging support, and an array of smart features. Since the company hasn’t started shipping the two-wheeler yet, we can’t tell you how it performs in real-life.

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