Hero Vida V1 Electric scooters in India

If you are eagerly waiting for the update about Hero MotoCorp’s new electric scooters. In this article, we have explained in detail the Hero Vida V1 electric scooter‘s price, specifications, Range, and when it is available for on-road travel.

Hero MotoCorp is one of the leading two-wheelers manufacturers in India and the anxiety of no electric scooters under their belt came to an end as Hero has launched its first-ever electric scooters in India.

Hero Vida V1 electric scooter launched in India

On 7th Oct 2022, Hero MotoCorp launched its first electric scooter in India, initially, they opened only an online booking option for Vida V1. The bookings start from 10th Oct 2022.

Hero Vida V1 variants

Hero Vida V1 electric scooter comes in two variants:

  • Vida V1 Pro
  • Vida V1 Plus

Hero Vida V1 pro vs Hero Vida V1 plus

Vida V1 pro has a better range, battery capacity, and acceleration speed compared to its co-variant Vida V1 plus.

Vida V1 pro Vida V1 Plus
Top Speed 80 kmph 80 kmph
Battery Capacity 3.94 kWh 3.44 kWh
Charging Time 5 hrs 55 mins 5 hrs 15 mins
Motor Power 6 kW 6 kW
Range 165 km 143 km
Acceleration 0-40 kmph in 3.2s 0-40 kmph in3.4s
Vida V1 pro vs Vida V1 plus

Both hero Vida V1 pro and hero Vida V1 plus bookings are available in the below 3 cities:

  • Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Jaipur

In the next few months, both heroes Vida V1 electric scooters will be available in other cities in India also. The expected delivery of Vida V1 is 2nd week of December 2022.

Hero Vida V1 Electric scooters in India
Hero Vida V1 Electric scooters in India

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Features of Vida V1 Electric scooters

  • Customization Options
  • Top speed of 80 kmph
  • Fast charging(0-80 %) in 65 minutes
  • Range 165 km in VidaV1 pro for single charge
  • 143 km Range in Vida V1 plus for a single charge
  • Reverse and Regenerative assist
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Removable Battery
  • Battery Swapping system
  • Roadside Assistance
  • 5 years or 50,000 km warranty
  • Vida V1 offers 4 different modes
    • Eco
    • Sport
    • Ride
    • Custom

Smart Tech Features of Vida V1 Electric scooters

  • Geo-fencing
  • Live to track of Vida V1
  • Speed and distance notification
  • Theft alarm
  • 7-inch TFT Touch screen
  • Bluetooth connection
  • Limp home features
  • Ip 68 battery rating
  • Document storage
  • Vida cloud
  • 4G connection

If SOC (state of charge)drops below a certain limit the user is able to ride a Vida V1 electric scooter at 10kmph for an 8 km location of their choice by a limp home feature.

The 7-inch TFT touch screen is easy to function that is enabled over the air. The theft alarm prevents Vida V1 from a third person who tries to operate Vida V1 without the help of remote or keys.

Bluetooth connectivity gives you the option to connect Vida V1 with your mobile phone through Bluetooth or Wifi and can be operated by your Vida V1 electric scooter touch screen.

Geo-fencing notifies the distance covered by Vida V1 electric scooter and sent notifications during the time of on and off of Vida V1.

Vida cloud keeps the riders, customer executives and the vehicle engaged together to book the charging station slot, remote diagnostics to repair on-site, and prognostics by technology interface.

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Hero Vida V1 electric scooter price in India

The price of the Hero Vida V1 plus electric scooter is around 1.75 lakhs and the Vida V1 Pro price is around 2 Lakhs in India.

But buyers will get benefited from various government subsidies (both central and state) while buying Vida V1 electric scooters.

Vida V1 electric scooter price in Delhi

The ex-showroom price of Vida V1 plus in Delhi is Rs.1,76,000 and Vida V1 pro is Rs. 1,99,000.

But the central govt has a subsidy of 51,000 under the Fame-2 scheme for Vida V1 plus and Rs.60,000 for Vida V1 pro and the Delhi govt also has a subsidy of RS. 17,000 for Vida V1 plus and Rs. 20,000 for Vida V1 pro.

Vida V1 PlusVida V1 Pro
Ex-showroom price Rs.1,76,000Rs. 1,99,000
Fame-2 subsidy -Rs. 51,000-Rs. 60,000
state subsidy – RS. 17,000-Rs. 20,000
Effective price Rs. 1,28,000 Rs. 1,39,000
on-road price in Delhi

Vida v1 Electric Scooter Price in Jaipur

The ex-showroom price of Vida v1 plus in Jaipur is Rs.1,76,000 and Vida v1 pro is Rs. 1,99,000.

The central government gives an incentive of Rs. 51,000 for Vida V1 plus and Rs. 60,000 for Vida V1 pro and state government subsidy for Vida V1 plus is Rs. 11,190 and Rs. 11,738 for Vida V1 pro.

Vida V1 PlusVida V1 Pro
Ex-showroom price Rs. 1,76,000 Rs. 1,99,000
Fame-2 subsidy– Rs. 51,000-Rs. 60,000
State subsidy– Rs.11,190-Rs.11,738
Effective price Rs. 1,34,000 Rs. 1,47,000
On-road price in Jaipur

Vida V1 Electric Scooter Price in Bengaluru

The ex-showroom price of Vida v1 plus in Bengaluru is Rs.1,76,000 and Vida v1 pro is Rs. 1,99,000.

The central government gives an incentive of Rs. 51,000 for Vida V1 plus and Rs. 60,000 for Vida V1 pro and the Karnataka government does not provide any subsidy for Vida V1 Electric scooters.

Vida V1 plus Vida V1 pro
Ex-showroom price Rs. 1,76,000 Rs.1,99,000
Fame-2 subsidy-Rs. 51,000-Rs. 60,000
State subsidy
Effective price Rs. 1,45,000 Rs. 1,59,000
On-road price in Bengaluru

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Vida V1 Electric Scooter specifications

StartingRemote, Push button
Batteries2
Motor Power6000
Motor Ip ratingIp 68
Gradeability20 degree
Additional Storage26 Litres
Drive Type Hub motor
Wheel TypeAlloy
TireTubeless
BreakFront disc/ rear drum
Unisexual Yes
Reverse Gear Yes
Parking Light Yes
Fast Charger Yes
Swappable Battery Yes
Vida V1 specifications
vida v1 electric scooter price
vida v1 electric scooter price
  • Vida V1 pro and Vida V1 plus have a top speed of 80 kmph.
  • Vida V1 has fast charging of 1.2 km/min means 80% of the battery charges within 65 minutes.
  • V1 plus battery pack has 3.44 kWh (ip67) so IDC (Indian driving cycle) range is 143km and the acceleration of the vehicle is 0-40 km in 3.2 sec with a maximum output of 6 kW.
  • Vida V1 pro has an IDC range of 165km because there is a battery pack of 3.94 kWh (Ip67) and an acceleration of 0-40 km in 3.4sec and a maximum output of 6 kW.
  • Vida V1 has a removable battery and weighs 12 kg, the warranty for the battery is 3 years or 30,000 km.
  • Vida V1 offers a warranty for electric scooters for 5 years or 50,000 km.
  • The removable battery can be carried and charged in-house because it requires charging up to 11-kW, so it is safe and secure.

Vida V1 will be the first electric scooter with a battery swapping system so that the riders can take the vehicle for the long-distance journey without any hesitation as there is an alternate battery option.

Color of Vida V1 electric scooters

Vida V1 pro comes in four different colors

  1. Matte White
  2. Matte Abrax orange
  3. Matte Sports red
  4. Black

While Vida V1 plus has three aspiring colors

  1. Matte White
  2. Matte Sports red
  3. Black

You can customize the look of Vida V1 to your personal preference of colors and own accessories at the time of purchase free of cost.

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Vida V1 battery

Vida V1 electric scooter has a lithium-ion battery constructed using nickel manganese cobalt with a net energy content of 3.94 Kwh in Vida V1 pro and 3.44 Kwh net content energy in Vida V1 plus. The Vida V1 electric scooter battery is removable and has a warranty for 3 years or 30,000 km.

Vida V1 electric scooter battery is rated IP68 for waterproof rating. Vida V1 has the best charging network where all brands of electric scooters can be charged fast as well as conveniently.

Unlike other electric scooters, the Vida V1 battery has undergone and passed several tests before being fixed into the scooters. Some of the tests are

  • Made to drop from 1m height
  • Dust resistance
  • Ip65, ip67 certified
  • Shock test several times
  • Crush test from 150 gravity
  • Cleared nail penetration test
  • Water resistance
  • Flame re-tarted material is kept for thermal resistance
  • the life of the battery is higher than other batteries

Hero Vida V1 batteries are long-lasting, durable, and compatible with carrying and charging anywhere and are the best batteries in the market compared to its competitor batteries.

Vida V1 electric scooters customization option

  • Battery customization
  • Top speed and Engine customization

The Vida V1 pro and Vida V1 plus have the same top speeds of 80 kmph. If you are not satisfied with the speed of Vida V1 electric scooters you can customize the top speed from 80 kmph to 120 kmph.

The performance of Vida V1 can be further improved by modifying the engine, else you can replace it with a new one at the time of delivery or later on.

The Vida V1 pro has a battery pack of 3.94 kWh and a range of 165 km from a single charge and the Vida v1 plus battery pack is 3.44 kWh and ranges 143 km from a single charge.

If you are traveloholic and like to take Vida V1 for long-distance travel you can use the battery customization option to increase the battery capacity provided by the company at the time of delivery or later on.

Vida V1 Electric scooters customization option for other parts

Vida V1 hasn’t given any updates for the below-mentioned items. Let’s hope they would reveal it sooner.

  • Keyless control
  • cruise control with resume option
  • 7 HD touch display
  • Two-way throttle
  • Find me
  • Follow me home features
  • S.O.S alert for emergency

Hero MotoCorp’s new scheme first of its kind

The Hero MotoCorp has introduced a buyback program for the first time Vida V1 Electric vehicle buyers up to 70% of the vehicle cost will be refunded during this buyback scheme for the duration of 16 to 18 months of vehicle ownership.

Vida V1 has launched a Repair-on-site scheme, the customer will be provided service in their available place by their customer executives. The customers will be given a three-day test ride that includes pick-up and drops facilities under first of its kind scheme.

The customer is given a Green EMI scheme for purchasing Vida V1 electric scooters with an interest of 1.5-2% who are financially unstable.

Conclusion

Once people started to ride Vida V1 electric scooters on roads, they feel that it is worth waiting for Hero Vida V1 electric scooters. Other than customization Vida V1 also comes with a lot of technological improvements and Vida V1 will be the best electric scooter in the market once delivered.

After Vida V1’s entry on the roads, I assure you that many electric scooters would lose their market. Overall, Vida V1 gives satisfaction to customers while riding electric scooters, and all owners who own it will be enhanced with Vida V1 by technology.

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