Okinawa Autotech launched their latest model PraisePro in India at Rs.71,990. This e-scooter joins the Praise lineup and is positioned between Praise and i-Praise Plus. While Praise retails at Rs.65,430, the top end i-Praise Plus is being sold at Rs.1,08,728 (Ex-Showroom Prices).
New Okinawa PraisePro gets power from a 1kW brushless DC electric motor (waterproof) combined with a removable 2kWh lithium-ion battery. This model claims to produce a peak power of 2.5kW. It gets three riding modes to choose from and delivers different top speeds and mileage accordingly. While Economy mode renders a maximum speed of 30-35kmph, the mileage is claimed to be upto 110kms. In Sports mode, the speed is limited to 50-60kmph and returns a range of 88kms. Turbo mode lets you ride the scooter at 65-70kmph.
In ideal conditions, New PraisePro could get charged completely within 2-3 hours as claimed by the company. There are disc brakes at both ends of the scooter that also gets E-ABS (Electronically Assisted Braking System). LED lights enhance the headlamp and tail lamp. For suspension, PraisePro is equipped with telescopic front fork and dual shock at the rear.
PraisePro is available in two colours; Red and Black. The storage capacity under the seat is 7 litres. It has a ground clearance of 175mm. There are additional features like Alarm, Find my scooter function, Walk assist at both ends, USB charging port, keyless entry and many more. There is roadside assistance being offered by the company as part of the package. The company provides a warranty of 3 years/20,000km for the motor and battery. This new scooter will compete against Honda Grazia, Suzuki Access 125, TVS NTorq 125 and other models from the segment.