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Ola S1

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Rs. 85,099 - 1.20 Lakh Showroom Price: Delhi
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Ola S1 Latest Updates

Ola Electric has commenced sales of the S1 Pro again, but with a price hike of Rs 10,000. Find out all the details in this story.

Ola Electric’s ‘MoveOS 2.0 ’ software update is around the corner. Click here to read the full story. A video of an Ola S1 Pro catching fire has gone viral. Read this story to find all the details. In light of this incident, the company also recently issued a voluntary recall of 1,441 units of its e-scooters. Take a look at the full report here.

The company is also planning to introduce extreme fast charging technology (XFC) that’s capable of charging from 0-100 percent in just five minutes! Intrigued? Read on.

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Ola S1 Engine

The Ola Electric S1 is powered by a IPM motor rated for a peak power of 8.5kW and a continuous power of 5.5kW. The motor is paired to a 2.98kWh (S1) and 3.97kWh (S1 Pro) battery packs capable of a claimed range of 121km and 181km respectively. The S1 can achieve a top speed of 90kmph while the S1 Pro has a top speed of 115kmph. The Ola S1 Electric S1 takes 4 hrs and 48 minutes to charge fully while the S1 pro can be charged in 6 hours and 30 minutes using the 750W portable charger. With the fast charger, an 18 minute charge can give the e-scooter a range of 75km. The Ola Electric S1 uses a tubular frame and is equipped with a single fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear. For braking, the e-scooter has been equipped with a 280mm disc at the front and 220mm disc at the rear, aided by a combined braking system.

Ola S1 Range

S1 can go upto 181 km/charge after a full charge.

Ola S1 Charging Time

S1 battery takes 6.30 Hours to get charged.

Ola S1 Variants

The Ola Electric S1 has been launched in two variants: Standard and S1 Pro. Ola Electric has equipped the standard model with a 2.98kWh battery and the motor has been restricted to 90kmph. Meanwhile, the S1 Pro, in addition to a bigger battery and a claimed top speed of 115kmph, also gets additional features like voice assist, hill hold control, and additional riding modes. The Ola Electric S1 has been priced at Rs 99,999 while the S1 Pro is priced at Rs 1,29,999 (both ex-showroom Bengaluru, including FAME-II subsidy).

Ola S1 Design

The Ola Electric S1 is based on the Dutch startup Etergo’s AppScooter. It has a very European design with smooth, flowing lines rather than an aggressive design. The Ola Electric S1 comes with quite a few unique elements like the single telescopic fork, the dual LED headlight with the LED DRL surround. Even the indicators are neatly integrated into the bodywork. Thanks to its cleverly designed battery pack, the Ola Electric scooter boasts a 36-litre storage space, which is the largest in our market.

Ola S1 Features

The Ola Electric scooter is loaded with features. Both the variants are equipped with an all-LED lighting system, a massive 36-litre underseat storage, TFT instrument cluster with smartphone, Bluetooth, wi-fi and GPS connectivity. You can even customise your homescreen to meet your mood with custom widgets and LITE versions of your favorite applications. Other noteworthy standard features include side stand down and anti-theft alert, geo-fencing, reverse mode, Get Home Mode, Take Me Home Lights, and a Limp Home Mode. The S1 Pro variant additionally comes with a hill-hold function, voice assistant, and cruise control. OLA will soon launch its ‘Companion’ app enabling smoother integration of features via your smartphone.

Ola S1 Competitors

The Ola Electric S1 competes with the likes of the Bajaj Chetak, TVS iQube Electric and the Ather 450X.

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Ola S1 Price

The price of Ola S1 starts at Rs. 85,099 and goes upto Rs. 1.20 Lakh. Ola S1 is offered in 2 variants - STD and the top variant S1 Pro which comes at a price tag of Rs. 1.20 Lakh.
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8500 W . 121 km/charge
Rs. 85,099
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8500 W . 181 km/charge
Rs. 1.20 Lakh
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What is good and bad in S1?

  • S1 Positives

    Light on its feet; Ride quality is pliant; Has an enormous boot

  • S1 Negatives

    Throttle calibration is imperfect; Switchgear lacks tactile feel; Inconsistent quality issues

  • Expert's Conclusion

    In our experience, the Ola S1 Pro has proved to be a promising scooter that could combine practicality and performance. But, there is a “but.” Sure, while quality could be better, it isn’t a deal-breaker. The unexplained drop in performance dampened the riding experience and the more subtle issue of poor throttle calibration hampers the promise of practicality and is a potential safety concern.

Ola S1 User Reviews

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  • It's so amazing scooter 😍

    It's so amazing scooter 😍 for future.It's is most powerfully peack up power ganarate.That's are amazing.

  • Ola so pro electric scooter

    Ola so pro electric scooter is very good and smart technology and very super scooter and no pollution

  • This ola Electric scooter

    This ola electric scooter look vice ok i'm not driving this scooter 😐 😳 i'm thinking 🤔 live sale

  • excellent n comfortable

    It's been long wait. But ones the vehicle reached that's been excellent n comfortable in terms of cost saving, service time savings and mileage better mileage to the cost we spend across i suggest people to go for ev vehicle to save environment, Save money & save energy and be happy.

  • Repeated follow

    Very poor service.Despite repeated follow up ola is not sending technician for installation of charging point.Hence the scooter is lying for the last 15 days unused.

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Ola S1 Colours

  • Midnight Blue Midnight Blue
  • Matt Black Matt Black
  • Millenial Pink Millenial Pink
  • Liquid Silver Liquid Silver
  • Anthracite Grey Anthracite Grey
  • Porcelain White Porcelain White
  • Neo Mint Neo Mint
  • Marshmellow Marshmellow
  • Jet Black Jet Black
  • Coral Glam Coral Glam
Colours of S1

Ola S1 Mileage

ARAI Claimed 181 Km/Charge
User Reported 100 Km/Charge

Ola S1 Videos

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Ola S1 News Updates

Another Ola S1 Pro Bites The Dust
Another Ola S1 Pro Bites The Dust
26 May, 2022
4495 views
The Ola S1 Pro is a much-talked-about electric scooter in the Indian market and while its credentials are indeed impressive on several counts, the debut product from Ola... read more

Here’s How The Ola S1 Pro Is Made
Here’s How The Ola S1 Pro Is Made
24 May, 2022
3372 views
From acquiring Dutch EV company Etergo to setting up shop from the ground up and making an India-specific variant, Ola Electric has come a long way. In fact, it now has one... read more

Ola Electric S1 Pro Sales Commence With A Rs 10,000 Price Hike
Ola Electric S1 Pro Sales Commence With A Rs 10,000 Price Hike
23 May, 2022
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Ola Electric has commenced the purchase window for the S1 Pro, and with it, has also increased the prices by Rs 10,000. Currently, the Ola S1 Pro retails at Rs 1,20,149... read more
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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying S1

Q. Can 4 feet man ride ola electric scooter?
  • The Ola S1 comes with a saddle height of 792mm which might be difficult to ride by a 4 ft height person. Moreover, we would suggest taking the test ride so that you can feel the comfort. Moreover, comfort is something that can be best judged personally and varies from person to person. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest dealership and select your city accordingly.
Q. Is the battery removable or not? Can this scooter be charged at home?
  • Ola Electric S1 gets a fixed battery. As for charging, first up, there’s the conventional home charger that will be provided with the scooter. It requires no additional installation; customers can simply plug it into a regular wall socket overnight (the PR doesn’t mention whether it is 5A or 15A, but we assume it is the former) for a complete charge. Next up, there will be charging ports across public places like parking lots, IT parks, colleges, malls, and the likes. These will be of the fast-charging type. Ola claims its scooter can be charged from 0-50 percent in just 18 minutes, which will be enough for a 75km ride. On paper, this should translate to a claimed range of 150km, which is brilliant. However, it remains to be seen at what speeds this figure is achieved.
Q. Is this scooter good for riding on hills?
  • The excitement of the Ola S1 Pro has been built on its electron munching hardware. Developed in-house, the motor’s 5.5kW of power makes other offerings pale in comparison, and that’s without factoring in the 8.5kW of peak power. Considering the power and its compact dimensions, the scooter should fair well in the hills. A 115kmph top speed claim eclipses all scooters and several motorcycles at this price point too. The range of 181km makes it a genuine solution for the family. The Hyper mode is potent, but it doesn’t feel as explosive off the line as Ather’s Warp mode, which sends the 450x rocketing off the line. The S1 Pro starts in a sprightly manner and unleashes even more of its potential once it builds some speed. We ended up spending more time in Sport mode as the initial throttle response in Normal mode was quite soft, which made it feel sluggish. Switching to Sport mode made the S1 Pro immediately peppier as the throttle response was stronger and it increased the top speed from the Normal mode. However, Sport mode highlighted another issue: a lag when opening the throttle. The motor was a bit slow to respond, which means riding at low speeds doesn’t feel smooth or predictable and can catch you off-guard - like when making U-turns. Also, when you close the throttle, the motor continues to accelerate for half a second after, and that can make things a little hairy. The software that links the batteries, throttle and motor played up further as it reduced performance without warning. Read more -Ola S1 Pro First Ride Review: Worth The Hype?.
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Q. How to book Ola Electric Scooter?
  • The brand has now commenced the online bookings on its official website for a token amount of just Rs 499. All those who book the Ola e-scooter now will get the deliveries on priority, claims Ola Electric. Ola Electric will open bookings from September 8 and deliveries will commence across 1000 cities from October onwards.Read more:- Ola Electric Scooter Bookings Open, India Launch SoonRead more:- Breaking: Meet Your Next e-Scooter, The Just Launched Ola S1. Tier 1 cities will be targeted in the first phase, followed by Tier 2 cities.
  • Ola Electric has launched the S1 scooter and the bookings will open from September 8 and deliveries will commence across 1000 cities from October onwards. For more details, you may visit the official website of Ola Electric.
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Q. How many hours does it take to full charge and how much is the unit consumption?
  • The Ola S1 Electric takes 4hrs and 48 minutes to charge fully while the S1 Pro can be charged in 6 hours and 30 minutes using the 750W portable charger. With the fast charger, an 18 minute charge can give the e-scooter a range of 75km. The motor is paired to a 2.98kWh (S1) and 3.97kWh (S1 Pro) battery packs capable of a claimed range of 121km and 181km respectively. Moreover, the units of electricity required will depend on the source current/voltage, charging time, and specifications of the charger.
  • How many hours chargeing ola bike . How km given mallige
  • 5 to 6 hours full charge
Q. Does Ola scooter have metal or fiber body ?
  • The body of Ola Electric S1 is comprised of both metal and fiber. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride as soon as the dealership will be available in your respective city.
  • Which metal is used in ola scooter body. Steel or aluminum
  • Battery warranty???
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What is the price of Ola Electric S1 in 2022?

The 2022 ex-showroom price of Ola Electric S1 is 1.20 Lakh. Check On Road Price of S1. .

What is the mileage of Ola Electric S1 in 2022?

The ARAI claimed mileage of Ola Electric S1 is 181 Km/Charge. Also check User Reported Mileage of S1.

Does the Ola Electric S1 have ABS?

No, ABS feature is not available in Ola Electric S1. View full specification of S1.

Which is better Ola Electric S1 or Ather 450X?

Ather 450X Price starts at Rs. 1.18 Lakh which is Rs. 33,896 costlier than base model of Ola S1 priced at Rs. 85,099. Compare Ola S1 vs Ather 450X on the basis of price, specs, features, reviews.

What are the colours available in Ola Electric S1?

Ola Electric S1 is available in 10 colours : Midnight Blue, Matt Black, Millenial Pink, Liquid Silver, Anthracite Grey, Porcelain White, Neo Mint, Marshmellow, Jet Black and Coral Glam. View colour images of S1.

On a Full Charge, what is the range offered by Ola Electric S1?

Ola Electric S1 offers a range of 181 km/charge.

Do we need a license for Ola Electric S1?

Yes, it is required to have a driving license for Ola Electric S1.

Is Ola Electric S1 better than TVS iQube Electric?

64% users have chosen Ola Electric S1 over TVS iQube Electric in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Check out the Detailed Comparison.

Is Ola Electric S1 better than Ather 450X?

72% users have chosen Ola Electric S1 over Ather 450X in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Check out the Detailed Comparison.

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