Gurgaon-based Okinawa Scooters has launched their second electric scooter Praise at Rs 59,899 ex-showroom, Delhi. Compared to their first product Ridge, the Praise offers more serious looks equipment and power.
As for the looks, the Praise appears to be inspired by the popular Japanese scooters with its large V-shaped headlamp. Other features include keyless start, digital instrumentation, remote locking, Anti-theft function, mobile phone charging, and side stand sensor.
The scooter comes with two-rings like disc brake setup at front and a single disc at the rear, assisted by E-ABS (Electronic – Assisted Braking System). Wheels are 12-inch aluminium alloys shod with 90-section tubeless tyres.
Powering the scooter is a 2500 Watt (around 3.4 hp) electric motor drawing power from a 72V/45 Ah VRLA (Lead Acid) battery. As for the speed, the scooter can do 35 km/h in Economy mode, 65 km/h in Sporty mode, and 75 km/h in Turbo mode. The claimed range is around 170 – 200 km on a single charge. At a later date, the buyers can opt for a lithium-ion battery, which can be charged in about 1-2 hours compared to 6-8 hours of the Lead Acid battery.