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Ola S1 electric scooter launch Live Updates: Ola S1, S1 Pro announced starting at Rs 99,999

Ola electric scooter: The Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro come with features like an all-digital touchscreen console, a Reverse Mode and more. Read more about the two electric scooters below.

By: Tech Desk | Mumbai |
Updated: August 15, 2021 3:50:09 pm
Ola S1, Ola, Ola escooter, ola electric,Check out all updates from the Ola launch event today. (Image Source: Ola)

Ola launched its first e-scooter with the Ola S1 series in India today. The electric scooter launched in two variants – the Ola S1 which will be available in five colours and the Ola S1 Pro, a more powerful variant that will be available in 10 colours. These include Red, Sky Blue, Yellow, Silver, Gold, Pink, Black, Navy Blue, Grey and White. The two models will be available for purchase this September and deliveries are set to begin in October. You can check out a recap of the launch event via the live stream embedded below.

Ola S1, S1 Pro: Features and specifications

The Ola S1 starts at Rs 99,999 and the S1 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,999. However, state subsidies could mean you could get the two electric scooters for cheaper in regions like Delhi and Maharashtra. The Ola S1 packs a 2.9kWh battery pack and delivers 8.5kW peak power. The battery can be charged in about 6 hours with a 750W portable charger or up to 50% using an Ola Supercharger in just 18 minutes.

Meanwhile, the Ola S1 Pro also comes with a 8.5kW motor but features a larger 3.9kW battery. The S1 Pro also gets a ‘Hyper’ riding mode in addition to the Normal and Sport riding modes.

Both the electric scooters come with a number of modern features including a Reverse Mode, in-built speakers, proximity sensors, app compatibility, and also a Hill Hold feature that prevents the vehicle from rolling back on slopes during riding. A customisable all-digital touchscreen display allows the rider to customise modes, sounds and other settings.

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Ola also claims that its electric scooters can reach a riding range of up to 240km if users can maintain a speed of 20 kmph. However, in more practical riding scenarios, the scooters could last for 120-150km depending on riding speed and other conditions.

14:38 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 and S1 Pro prices in your state

The Ola S1 and S1 Pro prices may differ across India depending on the state subsidy in your region. Here's how much the electric scooter will cost in some of the major states in the country.

Check out the state-wise prices for the Ola S1 Electric Scooter. (Image Source: Ola)
14:24 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 series to be available for purchase from September

Ola S1 and S1 Pro pre-bookers will be able to purchase the Ola S1 starting September, while shipping will begin in October.

14:23 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 to come in two variants - Ola S1 and S1 Pro

The Ola S1 will come in two variants - The Ola S1 priced at Rs 99,999 and the Ola S1 Pro comes at Rs 1,29,999. However, the prices are subject to change with respect to state subsidies.

14:19 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 to feature built-in speakers

The Ola S1 to feature built-in speakers that will allow users to play music as well as take calls on the go.

14:19 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 to feature user profiles

User profiles on the Ola S1 lets the scooter know who is riding, and lets users implement speed and range restrictions. The user profiles also allow other users to track the scooter in real time when they want.

14:16 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 features users sensing, comes with no keys!

The Ola S1 comes with a number of sensors that can sense when the user comes near the scooter or moves away from it, locking and unlocking itself on its own. Users can also lock or unlock the device using the smartphone app.

14:13 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1: Reverse Mode, Hill Hold features announced

The Ola S1 will come with a Reverse Mode that will help users pull out of tight traffic along with a Hill Hold feature that will prevent any rollback on uphill slopes. The scooter will also come with multiple performance modes to prefer either power or battery life, including a cruise control mode.

The Ola S1 is also powered by MoveOS, a new operating system that will be able to control the scooter's functionality via its touchscreen interface.

14:11 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 announced with top speed of up to 115kmph

The Ola S1 is capable of going from 0kmph to 40kmph in just 3 seconds, along with achieving a top speed of up to 115kmph. On a single charge the vehicle can go up to 181kms.

14:06 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola Futurefactory announced

Ola announced its Futurefactory in India. The megaplant will be the largest single building in India, and will also be capable of making one electric scooter every two seconds, claims the brand.

14:00 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola S1 Electric Scooter Launch event begins

The Ola S1 electric scooter launch event has begun. You can catch the live stream of the event here.

13:44 (IST)15 Aug 2021
The Ola electric scooter will come with a Reverse Mode

Ola's first electric vehicle, the S1 series, will come with a reverse feature that will help users navigate the scooter through tight traffic and other scenarios. The company has also hinted that users will also be able to make use of the 'reverse mode' in high speed. Check out the video below.

13:10 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola electric scooters to roll out of Ola Futurefactory in Tamil Nadu

The company rolled out its first electric scooter from the Ola Futurefactory situated in the state of Tamil Nadu today.

11:48 (IST)15 Aug 2021
Ola Electric Scooter to be available in multiple colours

The Ola S-series electric scooters will be available in a total of 10 colours.

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