BAJAJ CHETAK :- From inception to rebirth

A quick seem at how Bajaj’s Chetak grew to become one of the most iconic nameplates in the Indian two-wheeler enterprise and what it the ability for the reborn all-electric scooter.

A 10-year shipping length is no longer a joke,” Rahul Bajaj, chairman, Bajaj Auto, tells our sister publication, Autocar Professional. The Bajaj patriarch was once at the helm of affairs at Bajaj Auto, from 1965 until 2005, and it used to be throughout his management that the producer added the Chetak scooter in 1972.

The Chetak was once derived from the Sprint mannequin through Vespa, with which Bajaj Auto had a technical alliance. The Chetak used to be phased out 33 years later. Thus started out Bajaj Auto‘s ride as a motorcycle-only manufacturer. Bajaj, perhaps, would have favored seeing scooter manufacturing proceed until there may be a market for one, even even though the “timing of bike manufacturing (by Bajaj Auto) used to be truly correct”.

The Chetak was once eponymous with the identity of the horse ridden with the aid of Maharana Pratap at the conflict of Haldighati in the sixteenth century. “That was once additionally partly accountable for the model’s importance,” says Bajaj. The Chetak’s reputation used to be nicely captured by way of an advert catchline ‘Hamara Bajaj’ (Hindi – for Our Bajaj).

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New Bajaj Chetak electric powered scooter comes with elements like satin chrome bezel, surrounded digital instrument console, LED headlamp, horseshoe-shaped LED DRL, the front LED flip warning signs and rear sequential LED blinkers, amongst others.



1. The new Chetak comes with an IP67-rated 3kWh (48V, 60.3 AH) lithium-ion battery.
2. Bajaj Chetak electric powered scooter’s motor will strengthen sixteen Nm of height torque.
3. Bajaj Chetak comes with an ordinary assurance of three years or 50,000 km.

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BAJAJ Auto nowadays launched the Chetak electric powered scooter in India for an introductory rate of Rs 1 lakh (ex-showroom). With the launch of the Bajaj Chetak electric powered scooter, the moniker “Chetak” makes a comeback after almost 15 years. The two-wheeler maker will begin the income of the new Chetak scooter in Pune and Bengaluru first. Bajaj Chetak will now not solely be bought in India however exported to European markets as well.

Unveiled in India in October 2019, the new Chetak is the maiden electric powered product of the two-wheeler maker to be launched in India and is reachable in six coloration options. It will be offered by pick KTM dealerships.



Below are the variant-wise fee (ex-showroom) of the Chetak electric powered scooter.
— Chetak Urbane – Rs 1 lakh
— Chetak Premium – Rs 1.15 lakh

Powering the new electric-powered scooter is a 4kW motor that develops sixteen Nm of 8 torque. It comes with an IP67-rated 3kWh (48V, 60.3 AH) lithium-ion battery, which can be charged the usage of a 15 amp electrical outlet. The battery can be entirely juiced up in 5 hours and up to 25 percent in an hour. The charger is complimentary and it will be set up at the customer’s house. The claimed battery lifestyles are 70,000 km.

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According to Bajaj Auto, the new Chetak’s vary is ninety-five km in the Eco mode and eighty-five km in the Sport mode. Bajaj Chetak comes with a usual guarantee of three years or 50,000 km. The scheduled provider is at an interval of one yr or 12,000 km. The two-wheeler maker is offering three free offerings with the electric powered scooter.



Bajaj electric powered scooter receives a sheet steel body. It comes with facets like satin chrome bezel-surrounded digital instrument console, LED headlamp, horseshoe-shaped LED DRL, the front LED flip indicators, rear sequential LED blinkers, reverse using the mode, keyless ignition, and regenerative braking system.

The new Chetak is an utterly linked electric powered scooter that affords small print like cost status, ultimate vary, and location. Also, the proprietor will be notified in case of an unauthorized movement like-start/stop and accident/defect.

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The new Chetak electric powered scooter comes with 12-inch alloy wheels. There is a disc brake at the front however solely a drum at the rear. For suspension duties, there is a single-sided tubular unit at the front and monoshock at the rear.



Scooter VariantBajaj Chetak Electric Scooter
Braking SystemCBS (Combined Braking System)
Current StatusAvailale
Body TypeScooter
Fuel TypeElectric
Top Speed(Approx) 80 to 85 kmph
ShadesBlue, Red, Silver, Citrus Rush, Cyber White, Brooklyn Black.


Engine Description4.08kW (Peak) Motor Power
Maximum Torque16 NM
Number of GearsAutomatic
MileageUp to 95km Electric Range


Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDrum
Front Tyre12-inch
Rear Tyre12-inch
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels


Front SuspensionSingle-sided Trailing Arm
Rear SuspensionSingle Shock Absorber
Mobile Phone Connectivity
Trip Meter
Service Reminder
Low Battery Indicator


Riding ModesYes, 2 (Eco and Sport)
Hands-free Mobile Phone - via Bluetooth
Stand Alarm
Electric Start
Pillion Grabrail
USB Charging
Pillion Footrest
Mobile Charging Socket
Aprilia SR150

Aprilia SR 150 – Specifications.

The information on the launch of Piaggio Aprilia SR 150 cc mobility scooter has actually produced a wave of enjoyment amongst the clients. To contribute to the enjoyment is the truth that the brand name is understood for its scarily quick superbikes. Aprilia SR 150 is currently available in India with an initial cost of Rs 65,000 (ex-showroom Pune) and also Rs 67,400 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Mobility scooters have actually obtained a great deal of appeal over the previous years with the arrival of gearless mobility scooters out there. Mobility scooters attract the children that like the sportiness and also enjoyable that comes while riding a mobility scooter.

Aprilia SR 150 has actually obtained flashy appearances that would certainly take your focus in one go. The hostile appearances are shown from its twin fronts lights which are put on the front apron with the black as well as red graphics.

Aprilia SR 150.

Going on it includes a brief yet somewhat high tail as well as a red-black seat. To finish it there is 32mm telescopic forks up front together with big 14-inch wheels at both ends. Aprilia does not have a lengthy or as well large foot-board isn’t also broad or lengthy however it is undamaged with its sportiness.

The brand-new Aprilia SR 150 has actually been made with a steel structure for far better precaution. The seats are fairly high causing difficulty for much shorter motorcyclists. Softer cushioning on the seat can have made trips much comfier for longer flights.

To power, the stylish Aprilia SR 150 is the 154.8 cc, air-cooled single-cylinder engine, the one which exists on the Vespa 150. This engine can produce 10.4 Bhp of maximum power at 6750 rpm versus a maximum torque of 11.4 Nm at 5000 rpm.

You would certainly really feel that Aprilia SR 150 is light to ride with vigorous velocity, particularly when you increase the rev array. Reducing via web traffic is simple while riding with nation roadways.

Aprilia SR 150.

An additional truth concerning Aprilia SR 150 that would certainly shock you is its great mid-range grunt in addition to its capability to draw past 70kmph where most mobility scooters merely run of heavy steam. The SR150 is just one of the only mobility scooters that will certainly have the ability to exceed 100 kmph on the speedometer.

Well, currently claimed so much of its sportiness and also engine efficiency. The active Aprilia SR 150 would not dissatisfy you when it pertains to taking fast turns, leaning right into edges.

This is additionally because of its 14-inch wheels and also grippy tires which verify out to be a great trainer. You might experience a little bit of tightness on the suspension configuration yet this would certainly sustain cornering as well as supply you excellent ground clearance which in various other mobility scooters would certainly simply scuff the stand or the exhaust on leaning way too much.

Aprilia SR 150.

Involving the component of the brakes, Aprilia SR 150 has actually obtained 220 mm front disc brake as well as 140 mm back drum brake. The suspension obligations at the front are executed by 32 mm telescopic forks and also at the back by hydraulic shock absorber suspension.

There’s the adequate under-seat area available in Aprilia RS 150. Together with that, there is additionally a stipulation for the USB link which allows you to bill your phone. Isn’t it incredible? In addition to this, there is additionally a bag hook offered on the Aprilia RS 150 to decrease your worry of lugging the bag on shoulders while on the move.

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To contribute to its sportiness is the layout of the clocks including a carbon fiber appearance and also white history. The control panel has actually obtained a twin-pod layout with an analog speedometer, analog odometer, as well as an analog gas scale.



Scooter VariantAprilia SR 150
Braking System1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Body TypeScooter
Fuel TypePetrol
Top Speed104 kmph
ShadesBlack, White
Official TaglineThe Quintessential Sport Scooter | India, It's Race Day!
Vehicle OverviewSR 150 is one of its kind, sport scooter that comes with a powerful 154.8 cc engine producing 10.06 BHP at 6750 rpm and 10.90 Nm at 5000 rpm. The scooter claims a 100+ kmph of top speed and weighs just 122 kg. Being an automatic scooter, it is quite fun to drive and carries a reasonable high 780 mm of seat height. The rivals include Honda PCX 150, Yamaha NMAX 155 and Piaggio Vespa SXL/VXL 150. Aprilia SR 150 has great potential but limited showrooms and service centers lowered its overall appeal to the Indian masses.
Mileage40-45 kmpl (Approx.)


Engine Description3 Valve, Aluminium Cylinder Head, Overhead Cam and Roller Rocker Arm, MAP Sensing and Variable Spark Timing Management
Fuel SystemCarb
Displacement154.8 cc
Maximum Power10.06 HP @ 6750 rpm
Maximum Torque10.90 NM @ 5000 rpm
Number of Cylinders1
Number of GearsAutomatic


Front Brake220mm Front Disc Brake
Rear Brake140mm Rear Drum Brake
Front Tyre120/70-14
Rear Tyre120/70-14
Front Wheel14-inch
Rear Wheel14-inch
Wheel TypeBlack alloy wheels
Tubeless TyresYES
Alloy WheelsYES


Front Suspension32mm Telescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionHydraulic Shock Absorber
Seat Height780 mm
Ground Clearance155 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight122 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity6.5 litres


Fuel GaugeAnalog
Battery TypeMF
Head Light35/35W Halogen
Tail LightBulb
Turn Signal Light (Front)Bulb
Turn Signal Light (Rear)Bulb
Head Light TypeHalogen