Another performance electric motorcycle to emerge from Bengaluru, Orxa Energies has announced that the company has started accepting customer registrations for the Mantis e-scooter. The tracking dates are scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2023, starting in Bengaluru and will follow in “key cities” in the country. of the bikes over the track dates ahead of a scheduled launch late next year.
Speaking about the race days, Dr Prajwal Sabnis, Co-Founder of Orxa Energies, said: “Since Mantis was first launched at IBW in 2019, this bike has gone through a number of rides. to validate its capabilities. One such trip was the record-breaking Electric Bharatmala we took earlier this year, which is the biggest endorsement we’ve received to get our Mantis market ready. Real-world data, insights into different riding environments and usage patterns have helped us refine Mantis as we prepare to launch next year.”
Speaking about the upcoming product, Ranjita Ravi, Orxa Energies Co-Founder, said: “It is the constant feedback from the riders that has helped us learn, grow and make Mantis ‘ready for the market. ‘. We firmly believe that riders can test the bike before investing in it, and our track days will create space for riders to experience electric motorcycles in natural conditions.”
The Orxa Mantis performance electric motorcycle made its public debut at the annual Indian Cycling Week motor festival in 2019. The model promises a range of 200 km on a single charge using a 9 kWh battery pack. , while the liquid-cooled electric motor promises 28 kW (37.5 hp) with an in-house built-in wire-drive system. This model will compete with the newly launched Ultraviolette F77, also from Bengaluru, and compete with Tork Kratos in the segment.
In an attempt to demonstrate Mantis’ long-term reliability, Orxa Energies completed a 13,510 km trek across India in 54 days in what is known as ‘Electric Bharatmala’. This model broke the previous record of 12,379 km driven by an electric motorbike. The two motorcycles started breaking records and traveled through 20 states and two Union Territories across different terrains and temperatures.
In addition to the new electric motorcycle vertical, Orxa Energies has worked in other areas such as power systems and advanced control systems with recycling startups and early-stage cell development. It also works with larger corporations in the aerospace, defense and automotive industries. Mantis is said to be the culmination of the learning process of startups in various industries.
First published date: December 6, 2022, 19:00 PM IST