Hero Electric is one of the leading electric two wheeler makers in the country. The brand offers a wide range of models that are manufactured in Ludhiana, Punjab. Amongst its newer range of model is the new electric scooter called Photon.
Hero Electric Photon Overview : 7th December, 2015: Hero Electric Photon is the company’s high-end electric scooter that sports an appearance of a traditional scooter. The vehicle resembles a lot with Piaggio Vespa and deploys a high capacity motor that helps it attain high speeds unlike an electric vehicle. As an eco-friendly alternative personal transport and city commuting, the Photon makes sense. But at its relatively high price and limited range, it may not be attractive to consumers yet.
Hero Electric Photon Specifications : The Photon is powered by a 1500 W waterproof, brushless DC motor with two drive modes – power and economy. Hero Electric claims that it can achieve a top speed of 45 kph and has a range of 50 km / charge or 80 km / charge in the power and economy modes respectively. The Photon is installed with a VRLA battery and comes with a multi-stage charger with in-built memory, which regulates the charge based on the battery condition. It also has a miniature circuit breaker and battery charge conservation during long storage along with a fire-resistant wiring harness for safety.
Unlike some other electric two-wheelers, the Photon requires a registration to be operated. Its rider is required to possess a licence.
Hero Electric Photon Mileage : As for economy, Hero says the new Photon can cover up to 50 km on full charge when using Power model. However, the more efficient Economy mode claims an even higher range of 80 km on full charge.
Hero Electric Photon Top Speed : Hero Electric claims that it can achieve a top speed of 45 kph and has a range of 50 km / charge or 80 km / charge in the power and economy modes respectively.
Hero Electric Photon Competitors : The vehicle resembles a lot with Piaggio Vespa and deploys a high capacity motor that helps it attain high speeds unlike an electric vehicle.
Hero Electric Photon Colors & Shades : The Photon is available in three body colours – Vivid Burgundy, Vanilla White and Velvet Black.
Hero Electric Photon Price : Hero Electric has launched the Photon, a new scooter in India at a price of Rs. 54,110 (ex-showroom, Delhi).