Rissala Electric Motors Pvt. Ltd. has made its debut in the industry by launching Evolet, its first e-scooters in India. The range which Rissala introduced included Polo, Derby, Pony and Warrior. The company forayed in the industry with various slow speed, fast speed as well as IoT-enabled models.
In the initial phase, the company is targeting Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana markets. The company’s spokesperson says that Evolet will be available pan India in the next two months. The price of e-scooters starts at Rs 39,000, and the top end is priced at Rs 59,999. The company has its manufacturing facilities at Bilaspur (Haryana), which is spread over 1,00,000 sq.ft. Boasting of world-class infrastructure for manufacturing e-vehicles, Rissala assures world-class designs, manufacturing, and testing, with international quality standards and after-sales services.
To begin with, Polo promises ease of riding, fresh look and comes with contemporary Italian styling that will appeal to those who ride shorter distances every day. Look-wise, Polo’s lightweight construction will allow easy manoeuvrability for urban commuters. The company claims that it can cover a distance of up to 60 km with a max speed of 25 km per hour in one full charge. The two variants of Polo are Polo EZ with 48 V/24 Ah VRLA battery and Polo Classic with 48 V/24 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery. Polo EZ is priced at Rs 44,499 and Polo Classic at Rs 54,499.
On the other hand, Derby is a dynamic sports motorcycle with muscular yet a sleek look and gives a max speed of 25 km/h and a 60 km range. Derby with waterproof BLDC motor and comes in two variants – Derby EZ with 60 V/30 Ah VRLA battery and Derby Classic with 60 V/30 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery. Price of Derby EZ is Rs 46,499 and Derby Classic is Rs 59,999.
The third e-scooter is Polo Pony that comes with waterproof BLDC motor giving an output of 250-watt power. It gives the maximum speed of 25 km/h with 60 km per charge. Pony is available in two variants – Polo Pony EZ with 48 V/24Ah VRLA battery and Polo Pony Classic with 48V/24 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery. Polo Pony EZ comes with the price of Rs 39499 and Polo Pony Classic is at Rs 49499.
Fourth is the Warrior, which is the first electric quad bike in India. Warrior with waterproof BLDC motor giving an output of 3000-watt power gives the maximum forward speed of 60 km/h and reverse speed of 20 km/h with 50 km per charge. Warrior is available with 72 V/ 40 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery. It comes with a price tag of Rs 1.40 lakh.
For added convenience, there are multiple ways to charge the scooter. All the models use a lithium-ion battery. Rissala also offers Lead Acid battery for those who opt for a more economical option.
In addition, to make the e-scooters tick is the impressive features of these models. Customers can fully charge the battery within 4 hours with average charge cycle 2500-3000. Rissala also plans to establish a loyalty programme and mapping driving scores tied into contests and vehicle service, etc.
The top version of these e-scooters is IoT-enabled and is powered by Evolet app, which gives the rider a host of information such as battery health, battery status, GPS, and security tracking. Through the application, customers will also be able to get notified when vehicle service is due and be able to make an appointment for the same. Along with this, the company is also offering a fast charger for shorter charging times that can charge the battery within 3 hours.