Scheduled to be launched in a few months, the electric bike will have a range of 150 km on a full charge and a top-speed of over 100 kms per hour.
Gurugram-based Okinawa Autotech, one of India's largest manufacturers of electric two-wheelers, will enter the electric motorcycles segment with the launch of a bike that has top speed of 100 km per hour.
The motorcycle will be priced under Rs 1 lakh.
Scheduled to be launched in a few months the electric bike will have a range of 150 km on a full charge, a top company official said.
Okinawa joins the league of Indian and Chinese-backed startups looking to launch electric motorcycles this year.
Speaking to Moneycontrol, Jeetender Sharma, managing director Okinawa Electric Scooters said: "After the successful launch of the PraisePro electric scooter where we have got very encouraging bookings we are now looking to launch our first electric motorcycle. This will be a premium offering but we know the importance of pricing and that is why we will price it below Rs 1 lakh."
Founded in 2015, Okinawa Autotech has a technical collaboration with a Japanese company. It has eight models including derivatives on sale in India presently. The company has been able to keep localisation level of its products at more than 90 percent.In the last financial year, the company clocked sales of 45,000 units and this year the company is targeting sales of 75,000-90,000 units. Buyers of Okinawa scooters get a subsidy of Rs 7,500 to Rs 22,000.
Launched in early September, the Praise Pro from Okinawa is the second most expensive scooter in its line-up, at Rs 72,000. The scooter has a range of 110 km in the Eco mode and a top-speed of 70 km per hour in the Turbo mode. In January the company launched the iPraise+, its most expensive offering at Rs 1.08 lakh, having a range of 160kms and top-speed of 70km per hour.The Great Diwali Discount!
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