We had first reported about Terra Motors back in July 2013, when the company announced that it would be launching it’s products in India, starting with an everyday electric scooter which could be connected to a smart-phone. The scooter was called the Teraa A4000i scooter, and the company claimed it would be launched in India by the end of the year, but that did not happen. Today though, we have some good news, Terra Motors is finally in India, and boy do they have an electricfying entry. Meet the Terra Kiwami electric superbike.
The Terra Kiwami e-bike has been approximately priced at Rs. 18 Lakh, ex-showroom
“India is the second largest producer of two-wheelers in the world. Hence it is an important market in our strategic growth plan and we intend to invest Rs. 300 million in the Indian market next fiscal year. With this mission, Terra Motors is set to deliver electric vehicle (EV) of high quality and services in the tradition of what consumers in India come to appreciate and expect from the Japanese industry. Terra Motors, endeavors to be the front runner in the electric two wheeler segment and with the introduction of e-superbike, we strongly believe that our products with superior quality and stylish designs are made with thorough research and development. With immense knowledge of electric vehicles, we will associate ourselves with the dealers who are well experienced in service quality and will enrich customers experience,” said Mr. Toru Tokushige, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Terra Motors.
Electric motor peak power: 13 BHP
Claimed top speed: 160 KMPH
Total charge time: 6-hours (unspecified charger voltage)
Range: 200 Km when fully charged
Dimensions (L x W x H in mm): 2050 x 750 x 1080
Battery life: 3000 cycles
Things that we can decipher from the photos:
- Inverted forks at front
- Mono-shock at the rear
- Disc brakes front and rear
- Stacked projection headlights
- Chain driven
- IRC Road Winner RX-01 tyres, (110mm-section front tyre, rear size undecipherable from the photos provided)
Terra Motors has also released plans to release e-scooters in the premium scooter category in India, they will be launched/unveil;ed during the 2014 Auto Expo. Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for more news on Terra Motors.
The company claims
Disclaimer: This story is mostly based on a press release by the company. A lot of details such as when the bike will be available for users in India, dealerships in India, cities in which the bike will be avilable etc. have not been released as of now. We will update the story as soon as we get the info.