Joining the top manufacturers, TVS has now become a part of the Go Green revolution with the launch of iQube EV on Wednesday. The first EV product of the company is provided a motor that generates 3000 W power along with a sleek design and a number of modern features.
As the overall silhouette of iQube follows a traditional scooter, the design bits definitely gives it a futuristic vibe. Upfront it flaunts a sleek headlamp and tail lamp design along with a U-shaped LED DRL on the handlebar cowl. The roomy seat TVS has applied is noteworthy while it also gets a spacious footboard, large under-seat storage compartment, and luggage hooks. An option for a USB charging socket has been made available inside the seat to charge the electronics devices.
What powers the iQube?
iQube comes with three lithium-ion batteries which collectively have a power rating of 2.25kWh. The battery takes five hours to fully juice up and it is claimed to give a range of 75kms. Driving the EV is a 4.4kW hub-mounted BLDC motor that produces 140Nm of torque at the wheel. The Eco mode is claimed to have a top speed of 40kmph and the Sport mode has 78kmph while the 0-40kmph acceleration time is 4.2 seconds.
TVS has brought iQube with a plethora of features such as full-LED lighting along with a full-color TFT instrument cluster sporting TVS’ SmartXonnect function. This feature allows connecting the display with a smartphone through Bluetooth and provides access to multiple information; ride stats, remote battery range, and geo-fencing. This console also gets a navigation feature and shows incoming call and message notifications. Moreover, the iQube has also been equipped with a Q-Park feature for easier parking.
It comes with 12-inch wheels which are suspended by telescopic forks upfront and dual shock absorbers at the rear. Braking duties are handled by a disc brake at the front and a drum brake at the rear.
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