Ola S1 Air was launched on Monday as the company’s third electric scooter to debut in the country, and a more affordable alternative to the Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro. The Ola S1 Air offers a battery capacity of 2.5 KWh and a top speed of 85 km/h. The newly launched electric scooter offers an ARAI range of 101 km and an IDC range of 100 km in Eco mode, according to Ola Electric. Like other scooters launched by the company, it is equipped with software features like music, navigation, a companion app, reverse mode.
The company also unveiled the latest version of its operating system, Move OS 3 during the launch event. The Ola S1 Air will run on the company’s next version of the operating system, while existing models will be updated to MoveOS 3 by the end of the year, gaining features such as data sharing. proximity-based unlocking digital key, improved regenerative braking and document function.
Ola S1 Air price in India, availability
The price of the Ola S1 Air in India is set at Rs. 84,999 which is the ex-showroom launch price of the scooter including FAME II subsidy and excluding state subsidies. It will be sold in Coral Glam, Jet Black, Liquid Silver, Neo Mint and Porcelain White color options, according to the company.
Customers can book the Ola S1 Air today at Rs. 999, and the scooter will be available for pre-order at a discounted price of Rs. 79,999 until October 24. Meanwhile, the payment window for the Ola S1 Air will open in February 2023 and Ola says deliveries will begin the first week of April.
Ola S1 Air Specifications
The all-new Ola S1 Air is the company’s third electric scooter to debut in the country and features an ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) certified range of 101km and an IDC range of 100km in mode. Eco. it contains a 2.5 kWh lithium-ion battery, which is smaller than other scooters made by the company. It has a top speed of 85 km/h with support for Eco, Sport and Reverse modes.
The scooter is equipped with drum brakes at the front and disc brakes at the rear. It weighs 99kg, which is lighter than similarly priced internal combustion engine (ICE) scooters, according to the company. Like its more expensive siblings, the Ola S1 Air will support MoveOS 3 and support other updates.
Move OS 3 offerings will bring features like proximity-based unlock digital key sharing, improved regenerative braking, and a document feature. Arriving next year, the Ola S1 Air will run on Move OS 3, unlike its siblings which will get an update to MoveOS 3 by the end of the year.
Editor’s note: Ola has revised the range figure for the Ola S1 Air from 76km to 100km, and the article has been updated to reflect this change.