based in Bengaluru UV car launched the F77 earlier this month, which is India’s first high-performance electric motorcycle to hit the market. completely new Ultraviolet F77 offers some stellar performance numbers, and the e-scooter is also capable of stopping in time with the help of Bosch’s dual-channel ABS. In fact, this is India’s first electric motorcycle with a safety system that allows controlled braking at high speeds.
Speaking about the partnership, Manohar Halahali, President of Bosch Two-Wheeler & Powersports, India said: “Bosch has always been at the forefront of driver safety in India and globally, with a vision in mind. Our goal is zero accidents. mobility. We are delighted to be partnering with an innovative partner like Ultraviolette, who are bringing industry-leading technology to their F77 electric motorcycle. The launch of the F77 with Bosch ABS will not only make driving an electric two-wheeler fun and efficient, but also safe. With this partnership, we continue to contribute to driver safety not only in the conventional two-wheeler space, but also extend into electric two-wheelers.”
“We have spent the past few years perfecting the F77 across all aspects of design, vehicle engineering, performance, safety and experience,” said Narayan Subramaniam, Co-Founder and CEO, Ultraviolette Automotive. user. Our design and engineering process focuses on a resolute approach towards rider safety. The F77 is India’s first electric two-wheeler with dual-channel ABS from Bosch. We, at Ultraviolette, have carried out rigorous testing on all terrains, in both dry and wet conditions. Since the F77 is equipped with Bosch ABS, it handles all braking situations with ease and greatly enhances driving confidence.”
Given the strong performance numbers, it’s only fair that the brakes are equally powerful and safe on electric motorcycles. The ABS 10 base of the Bosch motorcycle has been adapted to the F77 and also incorporates a function to minimize rear wheel lift, which helps to keep the rear wheel on the ground, reducing the risk of rolling over.
The Ultraviolette F77 is now competing in a segment of its own. This electric motorcycle is equipped with a PMS direct-drive motor with a capacity of 38.8 hp (29 kW) and a maximum torque of 95 Nm. Top speed is rated at 147 kmph. There are three driving modes – Glide, Combat and Ballistic. The F77 comes in two battery options – 7.1 kWh and 10.3 kWh – with a range of 206 km and 307 km (IDC) on both battery packs. Prices for F77 start at $3.8 lakh for Original, increase $4.55 lakh for the Recon variant. All prices are ex-showroom.
Date of first publication: November 30, 2022, 15:09 pm IST