Hero Optima electric scooter is India’s largest selling eco-friendly scooter. It is a two-seater motorbike that provides a comfortable sitting experience, even during long rides.
It comes with four models, two Low-Speed series include Optima LX, and the other two is High-Speed series that is Optima HX.
This series of low-speed Optima is powered by the BDLC motor that has 250W. It is equipped with a Lithium-ion and lead acid battery. The High-Speed Series Optima includes the BDLC hub motor with a 550W/120W battery.
Optima HX comes with a single battery and a dual battery version. The range of the low-speed LX model is 50 and 85 kilometres. And the high-speed Optima HX come with a battery range between 82 and 122 kilometres, respectively.
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- The rest of the features and mechanicals are same in 4 verients, except top verient has the cruise control.
- It is a lightweight scooter that makes it easy to handle.
- It takes four to five hours for the full charge to complete.
|Colour||White, Red, |
Grey And Blue
|Charging Time||4-5 Hrs|
|Kerb Weight||86 kg|
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
battery, range and speed
Hero optime electric scooter comes with 4 different variants with different ranges, speeds as well as battery capacity.
- Hero Optima LX (VRLA)
2. Hero Optima HX (Single Battery)
3. Hero Optima HX (Dual Battery)
4. Hero Optima LX
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Hero Electric Optima offers two versions of its electric scooter, City Speed (HX) and Comfort Speed (LX). The LX variant is similar in styling to the HX model.
This scooter has a sleek and conventional structure, with apron mounted front blinkers and a wide comfortable seat. There are four colour options: White, Red, Grey and Blue. It has a great LED headlamp that lights up the roads at night.
Hero Optima is more than enough for city riding. It is an advantage that the front storage area can be used in the city area for carrying goods.
The electric supply will be cut off once the battery has fully charged to prevent overcharging. This is important as most cases of charging take place overnight.
Motor, brakes and suspension
Hero Electric Optima produces 250W power from its BLDC motor. It has drum brakes in the front and rear. Hero Electric Optima offers combined braking systems for both wheels.
The chassis is based on reinforced steel and has telescopic forks suspension at both ends. The scooter’s hardware includes dual rear shock absorbers. Drum brakes are used at both ends to handle the anchor duties of the scooter.
An updated electric scooter includes a button to control the cruise. This function has been highlighted in the updated digital instrument cluster. The cruise control can be switched on once it is turned on, and the rider can disable it by applying the brakes or twisting the throttle.
Other features are the same as before that as an LED headlight and USB charging port. There is also under-seat storage and a battery pack. Bluetooth and GPS connectivity will likely be available as an optional tech.
Some of the standard features of Hero Electric Optima HX are,
- Digital Speedometer
- Fuel Gauge
- Remote Locking
- Keyless Ignition
- Digital Tachometer
- Anti-theft Alarm
- Fuel Warning Indicator
- Low Oil Indicator
- Gear Indicator
- Pillion Seat
- Digital Trip Meter
- Low Battery Indicator
- Engine Kill Switch
- Clock And More…
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benefits of buying
- Suitable for everyday commute
- Easy handling, anyone can ride this scooter
- No range anxiety
- 3 years warranty
- HX model has quick charging facility
- No required any licence or registration
Hero optima electric scooter price
The ex-showroom prices in Delhi (including FAME II subsidies) are,
|Optima LX (VRLA)||Rs. 51,440|
|Optima HX |
|Optima HX |
|Optima LX||Rs. 67,440|
|Value for money|
|Light weight scooter|
|Wide and comfortable seat|
|Large wheels adds extra stability|
|No Disc brake option|
|Battery takes long charging time|
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Hero Electric is one of the most popular and best-selling companies in India. Hero Optima range is very good for daily purposes. So if you are planning to buy a scooter you can definitely go for it.