Storm R3 Electric Car: Another new player is about to enter the electric vehicle segment in the Indian market. Mumbai-based start-up Storm Motors has started pre-booking its mini electric car Storm R3. To book this car, you have to deposit a booking amount of Rs.10,000. It is said to be the cheapest electric car in the country.
In fact, the Storm R3 is a two-door and two-wheeled car. It has one wheel at the rear and two wheels at the front. The car is specially designed with cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore in mind. The company has decorated it with LED lights, dual tone, sunroof and muscle shape.
Shape: As far as the size of the car is concerned, the car is given a length of 2,907 mm, a width of 1,405 mm, a height of 1,572 mm and a ground clearance of 185 mm. The car weighs in at just 550kg and features 13-inch steel wheels. This car is very attractive to look at.
Battery and driving range: In the Storm R3, the company used a high-capacity motor with a capacity of 13 kilowatts. It produces a torque of 48 Nm. With this, a fast charger is also provided, with the help of which the battery of this car can be charged up to 80 percent in just 2 hours. This car takes about 3 hours to fully charge. It can also be charged with a standard 15 ampere domestic socket.
The company claims that the Storm R3 offers a driving range of up to 200 km on a single charge. It costs only 40 paise per kilometer to drive this car. This car is offered in three variants, which offer different driving ranges. It has a driving range of 120 km, 160 km and 200 km. The car is available in a total of four colors, including electric blue, neon blue, red and black.
Features: This car may be small to look at, but the company embodies the best features in it. The car features 12-way adjustable driving seats, a 4.3-inch digital instrument console, climate control, remote keyless entry, a 7-inch vertical touchscreen infotainment system, IoT-enabled continuous monitoring system, and 4G connectivity.
There will be a saving of Rs 3 lakh: According to the information given on the official website of the company, the cost of riding this car is also very economical. The Storm R3 electric car offers 400% more efficiency than a regular car. The company claims that its maintenance is reduced by 80% compared to a regular car. At the same time, after 3 years of driving, you can save up to Rs 3 lakh from this car.
How is the price: However, before the launch, it was too early to say anything about the price of this car. However, media reports say that the company may launch the car at a starting price of Rs 4.5 lakh. In this sense, it will be the cheapest electric car in the country. By the time the company starts its booking, it is expected to be put up for sale in the market soon.