Launch: Simple Energy Dot One at Rs. 1 lakh

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Simple Energy Dot One

Simple Energy launches its latest model, the Simple Energy Dot One, in the electric two-wheeler segment. Priced attractively at Rs. 99,999/- (ex-showroom Bangalore), this offer is exclusively available to early bird customers who pre-booked the Simple One from Bangalore, until stocks last.

Simple Energy Dot One

As the second addition to Simple Energy’s portfolio, the Dot One is based on the Simple One platform. With online bookings now open, new customers can secure their spot before the January 2024 launch, where a slightly higher premium is expected.

The EV manufacturer proudly claims that the Dot One is the longest-lasting electric scooter in its class, with a certified range of 151 km.

Simple Energy Dot One: Features and Specifications

Simple Energy Dot One

The Dot One, which comes in a single variant with a fixed battery, has an IDC of 160 km and a certified range of 151 km. Available in four eye-catching hues: Azure Blue, Grace White, Brazen Black, and Namma Red. During this launch period, only LightX and BrazenX versions are available. Deliveries will begin in Bangalore and progressively spread to other cities.

With an amazing acceleration time of 2.77 seconds from 0 to 40 km/h, the Dot One is the fastest electric two-wheeler in its class. Its specialized tires are designed to maximize on-road range. Its 12-inch wheels and 90-90 tubeless tires on both ends ensure a smooth ride.

Simple Energy Dot One

Powered by a 3.7 kWh battery and an 8.5 kW electric motor, delivering a peak torque output of 72 Nm, the Dot One ensures a thrilling yet efficient ride.  A few safety features include disc brakes and CBS. Additionally, it offers a spacious 35-liter under-seat storage and a futuristic touchscreen instrument cluster with app connectivity.

Simple Energy Dot One: Rivalry

Simple Energy Dot One

Also Read: Ather 450X Gen3

At this competitive price point, the Simple Energy Dot One enters a market vying with the Ola S1 X, priced at Rs. 90,000/- (ex-showroom), promising an exciting rivalry among electric scooter enthusiasts.

FAQ

Price and Availability:

  1. What is the price of the Simple Energy Dot One?
    • The introductory price starts at Rs. 99,999 (ex-showroom Bangalore) for early bird customers who pre-booked the Simple One.
  2. Is this the final price for the Dot One?
    • No, a slight price increase is expected for new bookings after the initial stock sells out.
  3. When will the Dot One be available for purchase?
    • Deliveries will begin in Bangalore in January 2024 and then progressively reach other cities.
  4. In which cities can I pre-order the Dot One?
    • Currently, pre-orders are only accepted for customers in Bangalore.

Range and Performance:

  1. What is the certified range of the Dot One?
    • Simple Energy claims a certified range of 151 km on a single charge.
  2. What is the real-world range I can expect?
    • Real-world range may vary depending on factors like riding style, terrain, and weather conditions. Expect a slight decrease from the certified range.
  3. How fast is the Dot One?
    • The Dot One boasts an impressive 0-40 km/h acceleration time of 2.77 seconds.
  4. What is the top speed of the Dot One?
    • Official information regarding the top speed is not yet available.

Battery and Charging:

  1. What is the battery capacity of the Dot One?
    • The Dot One comes with a 3.7 kWh lithium-ion battery.
  2. Does the Dot One have a swappable battery?
    • No, the Dot One uses a fixed battery.
  3. How long does it take to fully charge the Dot One?
    • Specific charging time details are not yet available.

Features and Safety:

  1. What are the color options available for the Dot One?
    • Currently, only LightX and BrazenX color options are available. More colors might be introduced later.
  2. What are the safety features offered on the Dot One?
    • The Dot One includes disc brakes with CBS (Combined Braking System) for enhanced stopping power.
  3. Does the Dot One have any smart features?
    • Yes, it comes with a futuristic touchscreen instrument cluster with app connectivity.

Competition and Comparison:

  1. How does the Dot One compare to other electric scooters in the market?
    • The Dot One directly competes with the Ola S1 X, priced slightly lower at Rs. 90,000 (ex-showroom). Both offer similar range and performance.
  2. What are the advantages of the Dot One over its competitors?
    • The Dot One boasts a longer certified range and faster acceleration compared to the Ola S1 X.
  3. Are there any other electric scooters with a similar range?
    • Some competitors like Ather 450X Gen3 offer a comparable range, but at a slightly higher price point.

Additional Questions:

  1. What is the warranty offered on the Dot One?
    • Specific warranty details are not yet available on the official website.
  2. Where can I find service centers for the Dot One?
    • Information on service center locations will likely be available closer to the launch date.
  3. Can I test ride the Dot One before purchasing?
    • Test ride availability might be limited initially. Contact your nearest Simple Energy dealership for more information.

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