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Svitch CSR 762 Electric Bike 2024: 10 Exciting Comparisons With The Rival Tork Kratos R
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Svitch CSR 762 Electric Bike 2024: 10 Exciting Comparisons With The Rival Tork Kratos R

Reviews by Team Drivio | 16th Jan 24

The Indian electric two-wheeler segment sees the launch of two highly anticipated bikes in 2024 - the Svitch CSR 762 and the Tork Kratos R. Both promise to redefine electric biking in India, but the Svitch seems to have an edge over their rivals.

  • Powerful performance - 0-40 kmph in just 2.5 sec for Svitch!
  • Long range - 200 km range for CSR 762, 100 km for Kratos R
  • Packed with smart features - 4 ride modes, fast charging, companion app

As we wait for their official unveilings, let’s take a look at 10 exciting facts about the Svitch CSR 762 and how it stacks up against the competition - the Tork Kratos R:

FeatureSvitch CSR 762Tork Kratos R
Motor Power15 kW (20 bhp)11 kW (15 bhp)
Max Torque120 Nm140 Nm
Top Speed152 kmph100 kmph
Battery Capacity10.5 kWh4 kWh
Max Range (IDC)200 km100 km
Riding ModesEco, Normal, Sport, InsaneEco, Power
BrakesDisc Brakes + ABSDisc Brakes + ABS
ConnectivityBluetooth, Smartphone AppBluetooth, Smartphone App
Estimated PriceRs. 1.2 LakhRs. 80,000

  1. Power and Performance 

The Svitch CSR 762 is powered by a 15 kW electric motor that delivers a max power output of 20 bhp and 120 Nm of peak torque. This enables the CSR 762 to accelerate from 0-40 kmph in just 2.5 seconds! The Tork Kratos R isn't far behind with its 11 kW motor churning out 15 bhp and 140 Nm torque.

  2. Top Speed

One of the highlights of the CSR 762 is its insane top speed of 152 kmph!The Kratos R has a more modest top speed of 100 kmph. Clearly, the Svitch is targeting performance enthusiasts who want superbike-rivaling acceleration and top speed.

  3. Battery and Range

The CSR 762 comes equipped with a massive 10.5 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack that delivers an IDC-certified range of 200 km on a single charge. The Kratos R gets a smaller 4 kWh battery with a range of 100 km. The CSR 762 offers double the range making it ideal for weekend rides out of the city.

  4. Charging Time

Both bikes support fast charging capabilities. The CSR 762 can be charged from 0-80% in just 1 hour via its Quick Charging port. The Kratos R does 0-80% charging in 1.5 hours. Essentially, both bikes can give you over 100 km of range with just an hour of charging!

  5. Riding Modes

Here's a cool feature of the Svitch - it offers 4 riding modes - Eco, Normal, Sport and Insane! These modes limit the power output to optimize performance and range. The Kratos R has just 2 modes - Eco and Power.

  6. Regenerative Braking

Both bikes utilize regenerative braking to recharge the batteries while slowing down. The CSR 762 offers 3 levels of regen control via the handlebar buttons. The Kratos R has 2 regen modes. Using regenerative braking intelligently can help add kilometers to your range.

  7. Connected Features

The CSR 762 and Kratos R come with Bluetooth connectivity and companion smartphone apps. The Svitch app offers fancy features like turn-by-turn navigation, incoming call/ text alerts and remote diagnostics. Both bikes support OTA software updates via the apps.

  8. Styling

The CSR 762 turns heads with its sporty and aggressive styling highlighted by angular LED headlamps and USD front forks. The Kratos R looks rather plain and conservative in comparison. The Svitch seems designed to appeal to young enthusiasts who love head-turning looks.

  9. Suspension and Brakes

You'll find premium suspension and braking components on both bikes. The Svitch gets chunky, inverted USD forks up front and a mono-shock at the rear. The Kratos R sports regular telescopic forks and twin shock absorbers. Braking duties are handled by disc brakes at both ends supplemented by a dual-channel ABS system.

  10. Pricing and Availability

Now for the all-important pricing - the Svitch CSR 762 is expected to retail at Rs. 1.2 lakhs making it incredible value for money. The Kratos R with its smaller battery and motor will likely be priced around Rs. 80,000. Bookings for both bikes will commence in March 2024 with deliveries beginning in April.

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