Okinawa Praise has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 59,889 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The Praise electric scooter is Okinawa’s second offering in India the first being the Ridge which was introduced earlier this year. While the Ridge was aimed at budget buyers, the Praise e-scooter is more of a premium offering and sports better features and performance as compared to Ridge. Let’s take a quick look at the specifications and the features that the electric scooter has to offer:
Okinawa Praise Specifications
||72V / 45Ah VRLA
||6 - 8 Hour
|Fast Charging Time
||1 - 2 Hour
||170-200 km/full charge
The Okinawa Praise is powered by a 1000-watt electric motor that generates 3.35 bhp (2500 watt) of peak power and 40 Nm of peak torque. The scooter is capable of doing 75 kmph of top speed, and that makes it the fastest electric scooter in India so far. Praise e-scooter is claimed to run for 175-200 km on a full charge. The battery of Okinawa Praise takes a couple of hours if you charge it at a fast charging station, however, the battery gets full in 6-8 hours if plugged into a domestic/regular power plug. Talking about the efficiency/mileage of the scooter, Okinawa says that 10 paise/km is what you spend if riding a Praise.
Okinawa Praise Looks and Features
The Praise gets an LED light across the front apron with DRL, making it look quite impressive. The scooter also gets LED taillight and indicators at the rear. It looks premium as far as the design is concerned and Okinawa has left no stone unturned in the features department to make it upmarket. Praise e-scooter comes with E-ABS (Electronic Assisted Braking System) and rides on 12-inch wheels with twin disc brakes at the front and a single disc brake at the rear. The suspension setup on the Praise includes telescopic forks on the front and double shocks on the rear, offering a better ride quality and control on the move as per Okinawa.
Okinawa Praise Dimensions
The Okinawa Praise electric scooter measure 1970 mm in length, 745 mm in width and 1145 mm in height. The scooter’s seat height is 774 mm, while the ground clearance is 170 mm which is decent.
Okinawa Praise Rivals
It’s the beginning of the electric era and there isn’t much competition yet save the Hero Electric scooters.