BGauss, the electric two-wheeler manufacturer backed by RR Global, has introduced its brand new electric scooter, “BGauss D15 Electric Scooter” in India. It will be the 3rd electric vehicle in its Indian portfolio, followed by the BGauss B8 and the A2, which came out in June of 2020.
In the past, B8 and A2 comprised the company’s product range. In 2020, Bgauss was launched; Bgauss is focused on an array of products that improve mobility solutions.
The BG D15 is a high-end electric scooter designed from scratch in India and comes with twenty safety features. The BGauss D15 electric scooter comes equipped with a sophisticated motor controller and battery that was made in-house in the company’s Chakan plant.
The BGauss D15 offers sophisticated features and style with a robust and solid body that provides an easy ride. Online bookings are accepted and at dealers for Rs. 499 (refundable).
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BGauss D15 Specifications
BGauss D15 comes with 3.1kW motor with a continuously powered power at 1.5kW and a maximum torque of 110Nm. The motor is equipped with 3.2kWh lithium-ion battery which claims to have a drive range of 120 mph.
It is possible to charge the EV using its standard charging system in around five-and-a-half hours, and with the additional charging wall, charge time is reduced to 2 1/2 hours.
It is claimed to have a maximum speed of 60mph and can do the 0-40kmph run in just seven seconds.
BGauss D15 Range
The scooter has two ride modes, one for sports use and one for eco-friendly riding. The scooter comes with an ARAI-certified range of 115 kilometers and is fully charged in just five and five-and-a-half hours.
BGauss D15 Suspension & Brakes
This BGauss D15 features a telescopic fork as well as a dual shock suspension system. To stop, BGauss has employed drum brakes on both ends. The BGauss D15 is also the second e-scooter that come with alloy wheels measuring 16.8 inches.
BGauss D15 Design
The BGauss D15 gets a retro-themed design, which is accentuated by the headlights that are circular. It features simple and clear body panels that become slightly grungy around the sides with some sporty graphic overlays.
The car also has a spacious single-seat configuration. The massive sixteen-inch wheels are noticeable. Smokestacks typically are smaller, with 12-inch or 10-inch wheels.
BG D15 is fitted with a completely waterproof , IP 67 rated electric motor and battery to protect from extreme heat and dust.
The company will also provide annual maintenance support and mobile app assistance, Roadside Assistance, and pick and drop options to customers using the brand new electric scooter.
The e-scooter comes in five colours: Metallic Red, Pearl White, Metallic Blue, Moss Green, and two-tone Black and silver combinations.
BGauss D15 Features
The BGauss D15 comes with a number of standard features such as the three modes of riding (Eco or Sport and Reverse) and distance to empty the home mode that is limp security alarm, anti-theft, and the rate of consumption of batteries.
The highest-spec D15 Pro further gets connectivity options like geo-fencing and find my car remote immobilization and a handful of app-based features. But, there’s no SMS/call notification or navigation feature for both versions.
BGauss D15 Price In India
The BGauss D15 is available in two variants that are the D15i priced at Rs 99,999 and the premium D15 Pro model, which retails at Rs 114,999 (ex-showroom Delhi).
BGauss D15 Rivals
At a price, the BGauss D15 comes close to the Ola S1. But, if you’re searching for something similar to the D15 but with more power, you can go with Okinawa Okhi90.
The company is also working on expanding its presence in India through dealers in every tier I and the market of tier II. The brand has opened 100 showrooms across the country and is gearing up to expand its presence in the country by the end of 2022.
In announcing the event, Hemant Kabra, the founder and managing director of the BGAUSS Auto Pvt. Ltd., declared, “We are excited to introduce an all-inclusive Made in India electric scooter, BG D15 which is created and designed by our own Research and Development team located in Pune. The quality of the product and its performance are testaments to BGAUSS Electric’s commitment to offering the most advanced mobility solutions. We’re dedicated to our goal of providing safe, high-performance, and efficient electric scooters to be at the forefront of this EV movement within India.”