23rd Could 2019 2:12 pm
Bajaj seems to be taking up Ather, Okinawa and Twenty Two Motors with the Urbanite scooter.
Talks of Bajaj making a comeback within the scooter phase have been making the rounds from as early as 2013. On the time, Bajaj was anticipated to launch a scooter with up to date styling. Nonetheless, primarily based new spy photographs of a scooter that’s linked to the Bajaj Urbanite sub-brand, it seems as if the Indian producer has modified its plans and can go down the retro-styled scooter route, like many different producers nowadays. The photographs additionally appear to counsel that the brand new scooter could also be an all-electric mannequin.
When Bajaj unveiled the Urbanite early this 12 months, it stated that it goals to ‘do a Tesla within the two-wheeler house’. Rajiv Bajaj additionally revealed that he didn’t need to enter the scooter phase with a product much like different two-wheelers within the nation.
This brings us to the retro-looking scooter that was noticed in Pune. Whereas the picture doesn’t present the right-hand facet of the scooter, which might reveal the drivetrain, it does present us the left facet the place it’s lacking one essential part of an inside combustion engine scooter – the exhaust. This leads us to imagine that this might very properly be the upcoming electrical scooter that Bajaj hinted at a couple of months in the past.
The scooter sports activities a retro-modern design, with curvy facet panels and a large entrance apron contrasted by up to date multi-spoke alloy wheels. Curiously, sources within the know inform us sketches of this scooter had surfaced on-line with an inside combustion engine, a couple of months in the past. We’ve got been instructed that the one distinction that’s seen between the scooter within the sketch and the one noticed is the exhaust unit. The Bajaj scooter that has been spied additionally seems to be production-ready and going by means of its closing assessments. At current, now we have no data on the technical specifcations of the upcoming scooter, however we will count on extra data to floor quickly.
If the scooter within the picture is in truth the upcoming Bajaj Urbanite e-scooter, it would rival all-electric choices from model like Ather, Okinawa and Twenty Two Motors in India.