With government pushing for the adoption of electric vehicle technology with various policies and schemes, new and new electric mobility solutions are surfacing the market. A novel product that stole the show recently is the Strom R3. A Mumbai based startup Strom Motors unveiled their Electric car in India.
The concept uses a reverse trike configuration with a single rear wheel and double front wheels. The modular compact designing is done with urban cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru in mind. The price would be around INR 3 lakh. The range would be from 80-120 Km. The sales are expected to start this year only.
Strom R3 is offered in three variants, R3 Pure, R3 Current and R3 Bolt. Strom R3 Pure and Current come with a standard range of 80 Km which is still upgradable. R3 Bolt is the top model and it comes with a range of 120 Km. The power comes from a 13.8 KW motor which has a very high efficiency and develops 48 Nm of torque, the gearbox is single speed planetary setup. The charging time for Strom R3 with normal charger is 6-8 hours. Using a fast charger you can get 80 percent charging in 2 hours. Regenerative braking is also used to keep the battery charged.
Aesthetically the product has edgy design, a muscular bumper, LED Lights, sunroof and two tonne paint job. The color options will include Blue, Black and Red. The front wheels have hydraulic disk brakes and rear has drum brakes. The car comes in two setups, two captain seats or a bench seat. The car is loaded with air condition, climate control, 7-inch touchscreen and voice control UI. Car also has advanced features like park assist, rear camera, power windows and 3-point seat belts.
The car has already received about 30 pre-orders. The Company is planning a road show to give a prospect to the customers about how the car drives.
Source: Car and Bike