Emflux Motors, a Bangalore-based two-wheeler startup, will launch India’s first electric superbike at the upcoming 2018 Auto Expo, said a report by ET Auto.
As per the report, the startup will launch Emflux Model 1 at the Auto Expo and will compete in the 600-650cc motorcycle segment. The electric superbike can reach a top speed of 200km/h and can sprint to 100km/h in 3 seconds from standstill.
Emflux Model 1 will be competing in the segment of 600-650cc motorcycles.
Emflux Motors was founded in 2016 by Varun Mittal, Arun Khatry and Vinay Raj Somashekar. The startup had raised raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its seed round in September 2016. It is further looking to go for second round of funding post-launch of the Model 1.
Samar Singla, the founder & CEO of Jugnoo, is one of the investor in the Emflux. Notably, Emflux co-founders Varun and Amit are an ex-employee of Jugnoo. Varun was chief growth officer at Jugnoo while Khatry worked with Jugnoo.
Priced at ₹5 lakhs, the electric sports bike will be launched in February 2018 at Auto Expo in Delhi.
The sports bike can reach 100 kmph in under 3.5 seconds and attain a top speed of 170 kmph. It also offers a commuting range of 200 km. Its lithium ion battery would take less than 36 minutes to charge 80% from a DC fast charger.
The other electric two-wheeler startups with which Emflux competes are — Bengaluru based Ather Energy, Hyderabad based Tork Motorcycles, and Ampere Vehicles. All these startups specifically Ather Energy are well funded.
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