Okinawa is quick to launch its electric scooters in India. The Indian e-scooter maker has launched the Okinawa Praise Pro at Rs 72,000. The scooter is available at all Okinawa showrooms in India. One can book the vehicle for Rs 5,000 with deliveries being promised within 25 days. There is also free roadside assistance provided with the scooter for the first year. Thereafter the customers, if they want the service, will have to pay Rs 499/year.
What’s different in the Okinawa Praise Pro when compared to the iPraise?
The Okinawa Praise Pro sits just below the flagship iPraise. The latter is also priced at Rs 1.08 lakh, ex-showroom. The styling and graphics on both look a bit similar. Glossy red black and sparkle black are the two colours available. The Okinawa Praise Pro is powered by a detachable Li-ion battery. This 2.0kWh motor produces 2500watts of power and is supported by a 1000 watt BLDC waterproof motor. A charging time of 2-3 hours is being quoted with the regular wall charger. There are three riding modes – 110km/charge Eco, 90km/charge on Sport and Turbo. In the latter, one gets a boost and is useful while overtaking or going flat out. The top speed of the vehicle is 65kmph. A 15-degree gradient climbing is available with this scooter.
The Okinawa Praise Pro scooter gets anti-theft alarm, central locking, keyless entry, mobile charging USB port and find my scooter functions. There is also Motor Walking Assist that helps push the vehicle if it has run out of battery. This is for both front as well as reverse action. The max payload for the scooter is 150kg. The battery warranty is 20,000km or three years, whichever is earlier.