Kabira Mobility, a Goa-based start-up, has announced the launch of two new high-speed electric bikes, the KM3000 and KM4000. The KM3000 has peak power of 6 kW (around 8 bhp) and is priced at ₹ 1,26,990 (Ex-showroom), while the KM4000 has peak power of 8 kW (around 11 bhp) and is priced at ₹ 1,36,990 (Ex-showroom). The KM3000 has a top speed of 100 kmph, while the KM4000 has a top speed of 120 kmph. Deliveries for the bikes will begin from May 2021. Bookings for both bikes will begin from February 20, 2021, and the bikes will be initially available in 9 cities, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa and Dharwad.
Speaking on the occasion, Jaibir S. Siwach, CEO of Kabira Mobility said, "It gives us immense pleasure to be there to launch these 'Made in India' hi-speed electric bikes. These bikes are a living testament to technological superiority and styling. We plan to extend our electric bike range by introducing more products to our portfolio. We believe that today's young and mobile Indian has a strong appetite for powerful bikes simultaneously without causing any damage to the environment, and so, we see significant potential for these bikes in India. We aim to create a strong network that will provide our customers with a world-class experience and encourage the electric super biking segment in India."
The KM3000 has a kerb weight of 138 kg, and comes with a fairing, while the KM4000 weighs 147 kg, and has a naked bike look. Both bikes can be charged on two modes, with charging in Eco mode taking 6.5 hours to fully charge the battery packs, while charging in Boost mode up to 80 per cent of the battery pack can be done in just 50 minutes. Both bikes come with combi-braking system, onboard fast chargers, and roadside assistance from the company. Both bikes come with a claimed range of 150 km on a single charge.
Kabira Mobility was founded in 2017, and made its debut in the Indian electric vehicle industry by launching six electric scooters at the 2020 Auto Expo. Currently, the company has two manufacturing facilities in Goa and Dharwad with a production capacity of 10,000 and 8,000 units respectively. Kabira Mobility is currently in the process of setting up India's largest electric two-wheeler manufacturing plant at Dharwad, Karnataka, which will have a monthly production capacity of 75,000 units. This plant will be operational from April 2021.