Ather Energy has introduced its latest electric scooter, the 450 Apex, with an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1,89,000 in Bengaluru, making it the company’s most expensive and powerful electric offering to date. The scooter features a 7kWh electric motor paired with a 3.7kWh battery pack, delivering a claimed maximum power of 3.3kW and 26Nm of torque. In comparison to the Ather 450X, it boasts a 10% increase in power and torque.
The Ather 450 Apex promises an impressive top speed of 100kmph and can accelerate from 0 to 40kmph in just 2.9 seconds. It introduces a new ride mode, Wrap+, in addition to the existing Smart Eco, Eco, Ride, Sport, and Wrap modes. With a claimed range of 157km on a single charge, the 450 Apex surpasses the 450X by 7km. Notably, the electric scooter features an advanced adjustable regenerative braking system called MagicTwist, allowing for intuitive acceleration and braking with a twist of the throttle.
Equipped with a 200mm front disc and a 190mm rear disc brake, the Ather 450 Apex rides on telescopic front forks and a monoshock rear unit, supported by 12-inch wheels. The scooter offers a generous 22-litre underseat storage capacity and weighs 111.6kg. Read: A New Affordable Ather Family Scooter Launching In 2024
Key features of the Ather 450 Apex include a 7-inch TFT touchscreen, navigation with Google Maps, smartphone connectivity, auto hold, park assist, an aluminum spaceframe chassis, auto indicator cut-off, LED lighting system, and alloy wheels.
Ather Energy provides a five-year or 60,000km battery warranty along with three years of complimentary Ather Connect as standard. Buyers also have the option to choose the Delight Kit, featuring a handcrafted helmet matching the colors of the 450 Apex, a tyre pressure monitoring system accessory, an iron-on garment patch, a neck gaiter, and a keychain. The Ather 450 Apex is available in Indium Blue and Stark Orange shades with a satin feel and red flakes, similar to the 450X.