India’s Youngest Billionaire puts his money down for OLA Electric scooters

Ola had opened bookings for Ola Scooter from July 15 for a token sum of ₹499

Ola Scooter has been trending over the top most rankings of the auto world. The bookings has been started for the upcoming electric two-wheeler is opened from July 15. Since then, it has seen widespread interest, recording more than one lakh registrations within the first couple of days. But in the current talks it is seen through the social media post by one of the youngest billionaires has shown interest in taking the Ola Scooter for a spin.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of digital transaction platform Paytm, shared a tweet showing the registration acknowledgement page for Ola Scooter, captioned, “Done”.

Sharma posted the tweet in the reply section of a tweet by Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal showcasing the 10 colour options for Ola Scooter and asking interested buyers to register their unit

Ola Scooters as posted is seen as it is likely to come in several variants and colors. The company has filings which shows that the scooter will be called Series S. Ola Electric has also filed patents for two more names – S1 and S1 Pro, which could be additional trims of the scooter.

Ola Scooter is to be based on Etergo AppScooter viz is powered by a swappable high-energy-density battery. This claims to have a range of 240 km on a single charge, but it easily lasts 150 km in real-world conditions. The battery could be charged 0-50 per cent within 18 minutes and a full charge could need two and a half hours. On a normal home outlet, the scooter could take over five hours to recharge.

The Ola Scooter is likely to run on a motor ranging between 3 Kw and 6 Kw, with top speed of 90 kmph and peak torque of 50 Nm.

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