Comparison Between Simple One vs Ather 450X – Many new start-ups and mainstream firms are looking forward to releasing their best electric vehicle as many global brands go towards a greener source of energy. In both the two-wheeler and four-wheeler segments of the Indian market, things are heating up. Across India, many start-up companies are preparing to debut their best-in-class electric bikes and scooters.
Last year, Bangalore-based Ather energy debuted its higher-tech Ather 450X in India, and today, on the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, another Bangalore-based start-up, Simple energy, has released its Simple one product in 13 Indian states. Both scooters compete against the Bajaj Chetak EV, TVS iQube, and the recently released ola electric Scooter S1. So, here’s a comparison of the specifications of Simple One vs. Ather 450X, two Bangalore-based start-ups:
Design and Look Comparison Between Simple One vs Ather 450X
When it comes to design, both electric scooters have the same more advanced futuristic look on the front as well as the back apron. On the Simple one, the headlamps are trapezoidal in design, and the front cowl has integrated turn indicators. It comes with a well-designed single-piece seat with a grab rail at the end. The taillights are also LED, and the rear fender is small and athletic.
On the body of Simple one, there are several folds and lines. The Ather 450X, however, has the same all-LED lighting from the front apron to the back, as well as a one-piece seat. The Ather 450X, on the other hand, is based on a Maxi-Scooter design.
Colour Options Comparison Between Simple One vs Ather 450X
Brazen black, Nama Red, Azure blue, and grace white are the four colour options for the Simple Energy One.
While the Ather 450X comes in four different colour schemes – Space grey, White, Mint green, and Series one – (Black with red highlights).
Equipment’s and Electronic Functions
The Simple one includes a lot of advanced features and equipment. It has a 7-inch full instrument cluster with Bluetooth and WIFI connectivity, navigation, SMS alerts, call, remote access, all-LED lighting, and a 30-litre boot capacity, among other features. The scooter is equipped with 12-inch alloy wheels with 110/80 tyres on both ends. There’s also a reverse mode, which is standard on all-electric scooters, as well as a tyre pressure monitoring system.
While the Ather 450X has the same 7-inch TFT instrument cluster as the Ather 450, which allows for stats display, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle tracking, welcome lights, all-LED lighting, reverse mode, and other features.
Traditional front forks and rear mono-shock suspension take care of the simple one-suspension chores. The Ather 450X, on the other hand, has a traditional front fork and a mono-shock rear.
The battery pack in the Ather 450X is 2.9 kwh. It is powered by a 6kW electric motor that produces 26Nm of peak torque. Furthermore, Ather Energy says that the Ather 450X scooter can accelerate from 0 to 40 kilometres per hour in just 3.41 seconds. At the same time, its top speed is 80 km per hour, and it has a driving range of around 116 kilometres after a full charge.
The Simple One has a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion fixed battery that produces 72 Nm of peak torque and is powered by a 6 horsepower electric motor. On Eco mode, this results in a top speed of 45 to 50 kilometres per hour. It has a driving range of 240 km on a single charge in Eco mode. The scooter accelerates from zero to 40 kilometres per hour in 2.95 seconds and has a top speed of 105 kilometres per hour.
The simple one Weight is 110 kg, making it slightly heavier than the Ather 450X, and it has a larger battery.
Is Ather an Indian company?
Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain founded Ather Energy Pvt. Ltd., an Indian electric vehicle company, in 2013. The Ather 450X and Ather 450 Plus are two electric scooters that it produces.
Is it worth buying Ather 450x?
According to Ather, the 450X can travel 85 kilometres in Eco mode and a respectable 70 kilometres in Ride mode. This is a 10km and 5km increase in the corresponding modes. The enhanced figures do help to alleviate range anxiety to a degree, allowing you to run more efficiently on a daily basis.
Why is Ather 450x discontinued?
In both Bengaluru and Chennai, Ather Energy has chosen to discontinue selling its first scooter, the Ather 450. Ather Energy has entered a new phase of rapid expansion, helped by a fresh round of Series D funding headed by Sachin Bansal and Hero MotoCorp, which raised an extra Rs 260 crore.
Which motor is used in Ather 450x?
5.4 kW BLDC electric motor
What is the price of a Simple one?
The price of the Simple One electric scooter is Rs 1,09,999. (ex-showroom). It can be reserved for a nominal fee of Rs 1,947.