Twenty Two Motors had revealed the Flow e-scooter at Auto Expo 2018, and over a 12 months later, its first product is but to go on sale. Nevertheless, it has now been noticed testing for the primary time and is probably going finishing up trials on battery packs from its current three way partnership with Kymco.
Again in October 2018, Twenty Two Motors partnered with Taiwanese motorcycle and ATV manufacturer, Kymco, to launch e-scooters and supply EV ecosystem options in India. As a part of this alliance, Kymco was to deliver its EV options – Ionex and Ionex Industrial – to make e-scooters extra accessible to particular person shoppers, companies and to the federal government.
One of many options the Ionex ecosystem aimed to ship is a detachable battery that’s gentle, straightforward to swap, and will be absolutely charged in lower than an hour. In line with this mannequin, the Stream will even have a hard and fast reserve battery on board, which is continually saved absolutely charged by the detachable battery.
The Stream scooter is provided with a 2.1kW motor and the official web site claims that it produces 90Nm – a really spectacular determine even by electrical motor requirements, if true. The web site additionally states that the battery will be charged 70 % in 1 hour, with a full cost taking Four-5 hours. Twenty Two Motors declare that the Stream is able to 80km on a full cost, with the vary doubled to 160km when dual-batteries are used. The scooter additionally comes outfitted with cruise management and a reverse gear.
Following its partnership with Kymco, Twenty Two Motors introduced that the Stream was scheduled for an early 2019 launch. Whereas the Stream was priced at Rs 74,740 (ex-showroom, Delhi) when it was first revealed on the Auto Expo 2018, it stays to be seen how the ultimate product will likely be priced. By way of competitors, the Stream will go up towards different e-scooters just like the Ather 340, priced at Rs 1.05 lakh, and the Okinawa i-Reward, at Rs 1.15 lakh (each costs ex-showroom).