TVS updates iQube electrical scooter for 2022 and provides two new variants (S and ST) to the line-up. The base TVS iQube is now priced at ₹ 98,564 (on-road, Delhi), whereas it prices ₹ 1.11 lakh (on-road, Bengaluru). The mid-spec iQube S is priced at ₹ 1.19 lakh (on-road, Bengaluru) and ₹ 1.08 lakh, on-road in Delhi. TVS is but to disclose the value of the range-topping iQube ST, nevertheless it has opened bookings for it at ₹ 999. For reference, the iQube was initially launched at Rs 1.15 lakh (on-road, Bengaluru).
The TVS iQube’s base variant will get 100km vary and a 5-inch TFT display screen. Apart from the unique Pearl White shade, the bottom iQube can now be had in Shining Red and Titanium Grey Glossy paints. The mid-level iQube S additionally will get 100km vary, however is supplied with a bigger 7-inch TFT show. Colour choices for the iQube S embody Mercury Grey Glossy, Mint Blue, Lucid Yellow and Copper Bronze Glossy.
The top-spec iQube ST, in the meantime, has a claimed vary of as much as 140km on a full cost, a 7-inch touchscreen show with a brand new consumer interface, extra underseat storage (32 litres) and quick charging functionality at 1.5kW. The iQube ST will be had in Starlight Blue Glossy, Titanium Grey Matte, Coral Sand Glossy and Copper Bronze Matte paint shades.
Apart from TVS’ SmartXonnect platform, the scooter additionally will get Amazon Alexa connectivity, which allows homeowners to ask about their iQube’s cost stage utilizing their Alexa gadgets at dwelling. TVS has commenced manufacturing of the up to date iQube and is engaged on increasing the electrical scooter’s attain from 33 cities to a complete of 85 cities.
The iQube continues to be powered by a 4.4kW electrical motor, which is sufficient to propel the scooter from 0-40kph in 4.2secs. As earlier than, the iQube will get two driving modes, Economy and Power, and likewise comes with a reverse mode. Claimed Top pace of the bottom and S variants is 78kph in Power mode, whereas the ST variant has a barely larger prime pace of 82kph. Although there is no such thing as a change within the motor, TVS has stated it has labored on optimising the Economy mode and tuning the throttle response.
A giant change on the 2022 iQube is the advance in vary — the primary iQube had a claimed vary of 75km. Where the outgoing iQube had a 2.2kWh battery, the brand new iQube and iQube S get a 3.4kWh battery. Meanwhile, the range-topping ST will get a fair bigger 5.1kWh battery. TVS can be providing three charging choices with the iQube – 650W, 950W and 1.5kW (ST solely).