Upcoming Electric Scooters To Watch Out For In 2024

Upcoming Electric Scooters To Watch Out For In 2024

Featured Stories by Team Drivio | Dec 26, 2023

The Ather 450 family scooter will be the brand’s foray into this segment

  • Hero could surprise us by bringing the Hero maestro
  • Yamaha could finally bring the Neo’s to India, its popular e-scooter in foreign markets
  • Liger’s self-balancing scooter could be the first self-balancing one in India 

In recent years, electric scooters have emerged as the preferred mode of mobility for many Indians. Leading models like the TVS iQube S and Ather 450X have showcased the feasibility of daily electric scooter use, with minimal hassle and some pre-planning. For those contemplating a purchase, here's a sneak peek at 13 exciting electric scooters set to hit the Indian market in 2024.

1. Lectrix EV LXS G 3.0

The Lectrix EV LXS G 3.0 boasts a robust 2200-watt motor, covering 80 to 105 kilometers on a single charge. With a 3 kWh battery, it takes just 4 hours to charge fully, reaching a top speed of 60 km/h. Packed with features like remote start, digital clock, and fast charging, it offers a convenient and efficient ride.

2. Honda Activa Electric

Honda is set to make a splash in the electric scooter market with the Activa Electric. Expected to hit roads in early 2024, it features a top speed of 60 km/h and a range of about 100 km on a single charge. With regenerative braking and a digital display, the Activa Electric aims to blend familiarity with innovation.

3. LML Star

The LML Star, priced at around Rs 1 lakh, boasts a 4 kWh removable battery, offering a range of up to 120 km. With a stylish design, good suspension, and disc brakes, it competes with the likes of Bajaj Chetak and TVS iQube Electric.

4. Hero Electric AE-8

Unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo, Hero Electric's AE-8 reaches speeds up to 25 km/h and covers 80 km on a single charge. With LED headlights and a digital display, this scooter combines style with impressive features.

5. Suzuki Burgman Electric

Suzuki's Burgman Electric, though delayed, is expected to offer a 4kW electric motor and a range of approximately 90 km. Designed for daily commuting, it mirrors Burgman Street's style and functionality.

6. Vespa Electrical

The Vespa Elettrica, showcased at Auto Expo 2020, offers a range of up to 100 km per charge with a 4kW electric motor. While not available in India due to localization challenges, it features a stylish design and modern amenities.

7. Yamaha Neo’s

The Yamaha Neo boasts a powerful battery, covering 38.5 km on one charge and up to 68 km with an extra battery. Stylish and eco-friendly, it offers features like a smart key, a smartphone-compatible display, and ample storage space.

8. Kinetic E-Luna

A revival of the iconic Luna, the E-Luna offers a 70 km range per charge and a top speed of 25 km/h. Priced between Rs 70,000 and Rs 80,000, it aims to provide an affordable option for short-distance travelers.

9. Liger X Self-Balancing Scooter

The Liger X, featuring self-balancing technology, offers a range of 60 km to 100 km per charge. Bookings started in mid-2023, with prices around Rs 1.7 lakh for the X and Rs 1.9 lakh for the X Plus.

10. Another new Family Electric Scooter

Ather Energy's upcoming scooter, set to launch in 2024, features a boxier shape, a 2.9kWh battery, and a potential range of 115 km on a full charge. What Ather intends to do with this is target the market share of scooters like the TVS iQube S and the Ola S1 X range of scooters. 

Yes, the brand already has the 450S as its affordable scooter, but the brand could be looking at even more aggressive pricing, maybe something closer to the Rs 1 lakh mark. 

11. Hero Electric Maestro

The Maestro Concept, resembling the Hero Maestro Edge 125, offers modern features like LED lights, a digital display, and a range of about 80 km on one charge.

12. Gogoro 2 Series

The Gogoro 2 series, known for its liquid-cooled electric motor, boasts a peak power of 7 kW and a range of up to 170 km on a single charge. With a keyless start and ample storage, it's a practical option for urban commuting.

13. Okinawa Cruiser

Okinawa's Cruiser stands out with its vibrant colors, a 3kW electric motor, and a range of 120 km on a single charge. Equipped with practical features, it adds a dash of style to the electric scooter market. But the Okinawa Cruiser’s USP is its maxi scooter-like design language. It’s big, bold, and will grab a lot of attention, similar to the Suzuki Burgman. So if you are a fan of such big maxi scooters, the Okinawa Cruiser is something you should not miss out on. 

In Conclusion

The year 2024 is set to witness a wave of electric scooters catering to diverse needs. With features, performance, and design varying across brands, these upcoming models will contribute to the growth of the electric mobility sector in India.