Ather 340, 450 Electric Scooters Launched In Chennai

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  • Jul 8, 2019
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After Chennai, Ather will expand its footprints in Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai

  • Both the scooters carry a premium of around Rs 8,000-Rs 9,000 over their prices in Bengaluru.
  • Official bookings will commence from July 24.
  • Customers can also opt for lease plans for both the scooters.

Ather Energy has launched its electric scooters in Chennai, making it the second city after Bengaluru where the scooters have gone on sale. While the lower-spec Ather 340 has been priced at Rs 1.19 lakh, the top-end variant, the 450 costs Rs 1.31 lakh (both prices on-road Chennai). Interestingly, these electric scooters are around Rs 8,000 to Rs 9,000 more expensive in Chennai as compared to Bengaluru. Official bookings will commence from July 24 and the first batch of scooters will be delivered to customers in September.

Also read: Ather 450 Performance Review

Currently, Ather has set up 10 charging points in Chennai, and is planning to expand its charging infrastructure in the future. Just like Bengaluru, Ather has introduced its lease programme in Chennai as well. Through this plan, customers can lease the Ather 340 for Rs 2,274/month and the 450 for Rs 2,517/month. After Chennai, the company is planning to expand its operations in Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai.

Also read: Ather 450 vs TVS NTorq 125: Real World Comparison

All said and done, expect these scooters to become more affordable in the future, as a few days back, the government proposed to reduce the GST on electric vehicles from 12 per cent to 5 per cent. We have done a detailed story on how this reduction in GST will affect electric vehicles, which you can read here.

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