Ola Electric has shed light on the colour options that will be offered with its first e-scooter, rumoured to be named the Ola Series S. Having previously showcased its maiden offering in matte black, Ola has now revealed the full-colour palette for the Series S e-scooter, which is easily the most diverse set of paint options available for any electric two-wheeler currently on sale in India. This follows Ola’s announcement of garnering one lakh bookings for the e-scooter within 24 hours of reservations being opened.
In a tweet published early on 22 July, Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal shared a video previewing eight of the ten colour options that will be available with the Ola Series S e-scooter.
The eight shades for the Ola Series S e-scooter confirmed in this video include three pastel colours (red, yellow and sky blue), three matte paint options (black, satin blue and grey) and two metallic paint options (pink and white). Two shades missing from the video are gold and silver, but all colour options have now been revealed in a new image.
The Ola electric scooter is expected to be available in Ola S1 and range-topping Ola S1 Pro variants. Ola Electric has also revealed the scooter can be charged using a standard 5A socket or at one of its ‘Hypercharger’ charging stations, which will live in over 100 cities and will eventually cover over 400 cities. Interestingly, Ola has opted to not go for a traditional dealership network but will instead directly sell the e-scooter to buyers and deliver it to their doorstep.
Ola Electric has previously said its electric scooter will have class-leading acceleration. It’s unclear which scooter Ola considers to be its rivals, but for perspective, the Ather 450X – which is currently the quickest-accelerating e-scooter on sale in India – does 0-40 kph in 3.3 seconds and 0-60 kph in 6.5 seconds. The lower-spec Ather 450 Plus, on the other hand, can do 0-40 kph in 3.9 seconds and 0-60 kph in 8.29 seconds.
The Ola Electric Series S e-scooter also claims to have the largest under-seat storage in its category, with the ability to accommodate two half-face helmets. The range of the Ola Series S e-scooter is expected to be more than 100 kilometres.
When it is launched in the coming days, the Ola Electric scooter is expected to be in the price range of Rs 80,000 – Rs 1.1 lakh.