India's First Centre Motor E-Cycle EHX20 Launched, Check Features, Price Here

New Delhi, Raghwendra Shukla | Updated : 17 September 2019, 06:23 PM
Lectro EHX2O is Centre Motor powered 'Pedal Assist Cycle' which runs on a combination of manual pedalling with battery assist. (Image Credit: News Nation)
Lectro EHX2O is Centre Motor powered 'Pedal Assist Cycle' which runs on a combination of manual pedalling with battery assist. (Image Credit: News Nation)

Hero Cycles has partnered with Yamaha to launch India's first 'center motor e-cycle' EHX20 with the aim to give an adrenaline rush to adventure cyclists. The high-performance EHX20 powered by Yamaha is a path-breaking addition to Hero Cycles popular e-cycle range Lectro. Lectro EHX2O is Centre Motor powered 'Pedal Assist Cycle' which runs on a combination of manual pedaling with battery assist. While climbing steep inclines or riding on flat surfaces, the product promises to deliver a consistent output making it very reliable.

Powered by a triple sensor technology of torque sensor, speed sensor, and crank sensor, the E-Cycle gives a sharp pedaling response/ assist and improved power support at a higher cadence. A strong braking system adds to its safety and control.

The price of this e-cycle is around Rs 1.30 lakh and it will target the high-income segment who spend a lot of money on health. The company is also providing after-sales support and it will have a customer care service also.

Lectro EHX20 comes with a powerful braking system. (Image Credit: News Nation)

"We are proud to unveil Lectro EHX2O powered by Yamaha, the first collaborative product hichdriven between Hero Cycles and Yamaha Motor. It is the first branded E-Cycle which is driven by a Center Motor and resultantly delivers a high-performance experience suitable for extreme adventure sports. With promising days ahead for the E-Cycle market, we hope to deliver more such path-breaking products for different sections of the Indian audience in the future," said Pankaj Munjal chairman and managing director, HMC, a Hero Motors Company.

The premium product is the first outcome of the three-way strategic partnership initiated last year between Hero Cycles Ltd, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The alliance, brought together by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., is aimed at creating technologically superior high performance products through collaboration between Hero Cycles' and Yamaha Motor's electric drive units.

The electronic top speed of Lectro EHX20 is 25 kmph. (Image Credit: News Nation)

People looking for experiential adventures on the Cycle will also find Lectro EHX20 Powered by Yamaha a refreshing and rejuvenating E-Cycle to ride on.

Features of Lectro EHX2O

  • The motor has been strategically fitted at the center to provide smooth and powerful assist.
  • The e-cycle has a compact and multi-function display that provides basic information like the speed, battery level, etc
  • Lectro EHX20 is powered by triple sensors - torque, speed, and crank - which provide a sharp pedaling response and improved power supply.
  • It has a detachable 10.9 AH battery and goes up to 80 km if fully charged. It takes a half unit of electricity (which cost approximately Rs 3) to charge fully. The batter gets fully charged in 3.5 hours.
  • The e-cycle comes with a powerful braking system. It can cover a distance of 60-70 km in 3.5 hours of charge.
  • Lectro EHX20 comes with a hydro-formed frame which gives you a comfortable ride by minimising vibrations to the seat post.
  • It has 2X10 decore gear setup and there is no chain crossing.
  • The e-cycle has hydraulic suspension which provides better riding experience with faster reaction time making rides safer.

 

    First Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 01:23 PM
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