Tork Motors has launched two e-bikes — the Kratos and Kratos R — for the Indian market. The Kratos is priced at ₹ 1,92,499, whereas the R model retails for ₹ 2,07,499 (ex-showroom, Pune). FAME-II subsidies knock a big ₹ 60,000 off these costs, bringing the efficient ex-showroom costs all the way down to ₹ 1,32,499 and ₹ 1,47,499.
Tork says it would roll out the bikes in a phased method throughout India, with section 1 cities comprising Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Delhi. In section 2, it would goal 100 cities. In states the place a state subsidy for EVs is relevant, there are additional advantages on buying the bikes — in Pune, state subsidies deliver efficient ex-showroom costs all the way down to ₹ 1,07,999 and ₹ 1,22,999, whereas in Delhi, the Kratos’ ex-showroom value is as little as ₹ 1,02,499.
The Kratos is powered by a 7.5kW, 28Nm motor, whereas the R will get a 9kW, 38Nm unit. That is ok for a 0-40kph dash in 4sec for the Kratos and three.5sec for the R, and a prime velocity of 100kph and 105kph, respectively, as per Tork. Each bikes get three using modes — Eco, Metropolis and Sports activities — in addition to a reverse mode, and the motors are mid-mounted, sending drive to the rear wheel by way of a sequence.
The 4kWh Li-ion battery pack is frequent between the 2 bikes and is housed in an aluminium casing, giving it an IP67 climate safety score. Claimed vary is identical for each bikes — 180km beneath take a look at circumstances within the Indian Drive Cycle, and 120km in the actual world.
Charging choices embody dwelling charging (at a fee of 25% per hour), in addition to quick charging (unique to the R) which Tork says can take the bike to 80% cost in lower than one hour.