Benelli has announced the launch of Dong E-Scooter for the Indian market, with a starting base price of INR Rs 1.90 lakh.
- Benelli Dong E-Scooter priced from a base price of Rp 36,800,000 on road
- Dong E-Scooter powered with 1.2 KW electric motor
- Currently Benelli offers Dong with three colour options
Benelli Motor Indonesia announced the launch of their two-wheeler electric commuter Dong E-Scooter, price starting from Rp 36,800,000 on road Jakarta (which converted to INR Rs 1.90 lakh). Benelli’s India MD stated back in 2019, that they will be bringing electric two-wheelers in the Indian market from 2022, and with the launch of Dong E-Scooter in Asian country the EV could be coming to India as well. Benelli aims to attract more buyers with its futuristic and funky design, yet is affordable as well.
The Dong E-Scooter gets powered with a 1.2 KW electric motor that produces 24.8 Nm of peak torque, also the company claims to have Top speed of 45 Kmph. The Scooter gets a 1.56 kWh battery pack that deliveries the total riding range of 60 Km on a single full charge. As for the design features, it gets a cylindrical shape under the seat panel housing the battery and the electric motor and a large grab rail at the back. As for the electrical circuits, it gets LED headlamps integrated with LED DRLs, LED taillights, a negative LCD display.
Benelli Motors also added an artificial conventional bike sound to the E-Scooter with an adjustable sound level, this kind of feature also been seen in a Revolt motorcycle. Although, not every customer would love that feature so it can be stopped by the sound level adjuster. Benelli currently offers Dong E-Scooter with three color paint schemes namely, blue, white, and dark grey. The Dong E-Scooter especially developed for the Asian markets, which includes Indonesian, China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and so on. If the brand decides to launch Dong E-Scooter in India, it could get aggressive pricing as well. Ahead of its launch next year it rivals TVS iQube, Bajaj Chetak, and Ather 450X.