Bounce Infinity E1 e-scooter launched at Rs. 68,999

With the 'Battery as a service option' customers can purchase the scooter for Rs. 45,099 (ex-showroom, Delhi), and lease the battery.

Bangalore-based start-up Bounce has launched its first electric scooter in the Indian market. The Infinity E1 e-scooter is priced at Rs. 68,999 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Customers can book the scooter by paying a re-fundable sum of Rs. 499.

Bounce offers a unique 'Battery as a service option' wherein customers can purchase the scooter for Rs. 45,099 (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the battery will be on lease. The subscription charges range from Rs. 850 to Rs. 1,250.

The Bounce Infinity E1 is powered by an electric motor that generates 83 Nm. The scooter has a claimed top speed of 65 km/h and can accelerate from 0-40 km/h in 8 seconds.

According to the company, the battery has a range of 85 km and recharging takes around 4-5 hours. However, customers can also swap out the battery for a fully charged one at a battery-swapping station for just Rs. 35.

Bounce has partnered with Readassist, Helloworld and Kitchens for its battery-swapping network. The company plans to expand its network to 900 locations across 10 cities. It also aims to set up 3,500 swapping stations in collaboration with Park+.

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