Patent Images of Suzuki’s Ultra Cheap Scooter Leaked

Suzuki electric scooter may be a breakthrough product from a mainstream maker as it is a completely different approach from Bajaj and TVS…

Almost every two-wheeler manufacturer has paid heed to the Government’s focused call on going electric. We have already seen truckloads of electric 2-wheeler start-ups. Prominent among them are Ather, Ultraviolette, Revolt and Emflux. Ather and Revolt are already selling their products in the market.

However, things got a big push when mainstream manufacturers – Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor joined the call with their Chetak and iQube (launched very recently). It is already known that Honda will start testing its first electric 2-wheeler for our market in the coming few months.

However, in a latest update a very big revelation has surfaced. A UK-based online portal has leaked patents of an upcoming Suzuki electric scooter. This is the most basic form of an e-vehicle we would have probably seen. It just features the frame and very minimal body parts – clear signs that this will be an extremely cheap scooter, which may, then, have the potential to actually impose electric 2-wheelers as the preferred mode of transport in cities.

Suzuki Electric scooter

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The report goes onto say that this could be an India-specific product and may be manufactured here locally. However, Suzuki may decide to sell it in many other markets as well. There is a possibility that this unnamed electric scooter may be launched next year and hence, we can expect more info to trickle in in the coming few months.

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Unlike Bajaj and TVS who are offering flamboyant looking aspirational products in the electric 2-wheeler space, Suzuki has taken a completely opposite approach. If this is what the brand intends to open its account with, clear signs that the intentions are to make a breakthrough in the entry level spectrum of the market.

Source – Bennetts