Tork KRATOS Explained – in Quick Pointers

We list Tork Kratos details in this story. Kratos is probably one of the most interesting electric motorcycle that India has seen so far…

That has been a long wait of almost six years. However, being late is better than delivering sub-standard products quick and that has been happening in India, just for valuations!

Tork introduced Kratos in India today as we have already discussed in this launch article.

Let’s take a closer look at the Tork Kratos and Kratos R – the two variants..

Tork Kratos Details

Design and Chassis:

  • The Kratos and Kratos R are designed as naked streetfighters.
  • The Kratos comes with a tagline“Born on the Race Track, Unleashed on the Streets”
  • It utilises a steel-trellis frame which is covered with plastic cladding and showcases a ‘lightning-bolt’ design at the front section of the bike.
  • The company claims the frame is specifically optimised for better riding and handling characteristics.
  • The battery pack is mounted lower in the chassis to have a better Center of Gravity.
  • The Ground Clearance of Kratos is 165 mm
tork kratos details

Battery and Motor:

  • The company boasts a completely new electric motor which they have designed and built from scratch and utilises Torus Construction
  • The motor used is an Axial Flux PMSM Motor which provides higher efficiency over a wide speed band.
  • The motor produces 9 kW (12 BHP) of max. power and 38 Nm of peak torque and utilises Single stage gear reduction with Chain Drive system
  • It uses forced air-cooled method to manage its cooling during its operation. 
  • Tork claims their motor provides nearly 96% efficiency during its functioning.
  • These electric bikes use the 4 kWh ‘Tork LIION’ Li-ion battery pack which they claim is the safest battery pack they have ever built.
  • These battery packs are manufactured at Bharat Forge Ltd. manufacturing unit at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
  • The battery pack features 21,700 high-energy density cells which are designed to have optimised cooling.
  • Their battery pack boasts fast-charging characteristics and can be charged to 80% SOC in 1 hour
  • The company claims the battery is suitable for all Indian conditions and boasts IP67 weatherproof sealing within an Aluminium HPDC box.
  • The company claims an IDC range of 180 km and real-world range of 120 km on a single charge
  • Performance-wise, Tork claims the Kratos can achieve 0-40 kmph in 4 seconds while the Kratos R can do the same in 3.5 seconds.
  • Kratos can achieve a top speed of 100 kmph while the top speed of Kratos R is 105 kmph

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  • Tok Kratos is provided only in White colour while Kratos R gets four colours – White, Blue, Red and Black.
  • The electric bikes get 3-years (40,000 km) Warranty as standard.  
  • It gets four riding modesEco, City, Sports and Reverse.
  • The Kratos and Kratos R gets a full-digital instrumentation cluster with Bluetooth Mobile connectivity and In-app Navigation System.
  • Other features include Regenerative Braking, USB charging, LED headlight, DRLs, Anti-theft system, Front storage box, Hazard lights, Crash Alert, Ride Analytics, Over The Air (OTA) updates and much more.  
  • Surprisingly, most of the features are only available on high-spec Kratos R variant. 
  • Tork have introduced their ‘Pit Crew’ service which will provide servicing of the electric bikes directly at the customers’ doorstep
tork kratos details

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Price and Availability:

  • Price of Tork Kratos is Rs. 1,92,499/- and for Kratos R is Rs. 2,07,499/- (x-showroom, Pune).
  • The effective price of Kratos after FAME II and state subsidy is Rs. 1,07,999/- and for Kratos R is Rs. 1,22,999/- (ex-showroom, Pune). 
  • The Kratos can be had for as low as Rs 1,02,499 in Delhi including all subsidies and rebates.
  • Kratos and Kratos R bookings have started from today itself at their dealerships across India at Rs. 999/-
  • Phase-I availability of these bikes is at six locations – Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai
  • Phase-II availability will start later with introductions in more than 100 cities across India.