Ampere V 48

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Key specs
  • Range (per full charge)45-50 Km
  • Top speed25 Kmph
  • Battery charging time8-10 Hrs
  • Motor power (Rated)250 W

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Ampere V 48 Summary

V 48 key highlights
Range 45-50 Km
Top Speed 25 Kmph
Charging Time 8-10 Hrs
Motor Power (Rated) 250 W

About V 48

Ampere V 48 is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹34,299 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹50,499 (ex-showroom). Ampere V 48 generates 250 W power from its motor. V 48 takes 5-6 hrs to get fully charged and can go upto 55-60 km in one full charge. Both rear and front brakes of Ampere V 48 are drum brakes. This 66 kg scooter is available in 3 colours.

The Ampere V48 is the most affordable product in the company’s portfolio. It is available in two battery options, Lead-acid and Lithium-ion. The former is priced at Rs 35,899 and the latter at Rs 52,199 (ex-showroom).

The e-scooter follows a conventional design language similar to internal combustion scooters in the market. It is suspended by telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. Braking is done by drum units at both ends. Powering the V48 is a 250W BDLC motor that draws power from a 48 V/24 Ah battery. The charging time and range vary depending on the type of battery the scooter is equipped with. On a lead-acid battery, the V 48 takes about 8-10 hours for a full charge offering a range of 45-50 km. Whereas, in the case of the Lithium-ion battery, it takes about 5-6 hours to charge completely while returning a higher range of 60-65 km. The e-scooter has a top speed of 25kmph and a kerb weight of 66kg (Lithium-ion) and 84kg (Lead-acid).

Ampere offers the V48 with the choice of three colour options - black, grey and red.
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Ampere V 48 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Available in multiple battery configuration
    • Weighs just 66kgs
    • Riding range of approximately 60kms
  • Could be Better

    • Takes 5 hours for a full charge
    • Limited sales & service reach
    • Styling isn’t enticing

BikeWale's Take

The V48 e-scooter series is an entry-level product from Ampere. This scooter has been developed for someone who want a no non-sense light weight electric two-wheeler. The V48 is available in lead acid as well as Li-ion batteries. But the brand doesn’t have a pan India presence. 

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V 48 Specifications & Features


  • V 48 Electricals & PerformanceElectricals & Performance

    Motor typeBLDC

    Carrying capacity100 kg

    Fast charging time--

    Battery charging time8-10 Hrs

    Range (per full charge)45-50 Km

    Motor power (Rated)250 W

    Motor power (Peak)--

    Charger output48 V / 2.7 A

    Max torque--

    Battery typeSealed Lead Acid

    Battery capacity48 V | 20 Ah

    Top speed25 Kmph

  • V 48 Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake TypeDrum

    Front Brake Size130 mm

    Rear Brake TypeDrum

    Rear Brake Size130 mm

    Calliper Type--

    Front Wheel Size10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size10 inch

    Front Tyre Size10 X 3.0

    Rear Tyre Size10 X 3.0

    Tyre TypeTubeless

    Radial TyresNo

    Wheel TypeAlloy

    Front SuspensionTelescopic

    Rear SuspensionDouble shocker with dual tube technology

  • V 48 Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight84 kg

    Overall Length1,750 mm

    Overall Width640 mm

    Overall Height1,200 mm

    Wheelbase1,275 mm

    Ground Clearance--

    Seat Height--

    Chassis Type--

  • V 48 Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Battery warranty1 Year

    Motor warranty1 Year



Regenerative breakingNo

Reverse modeNo

Touch screen displayNo

Stand Alarm--

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters--

Tripmeter Type--

DRLs (Daytime running lights)No

Mobile App ConnectivityNo

GPS & NavigationNo

Central locking systemNo

Artificial soundNo

Parking assistNo

Hill AssistNo

Anti theft systemNo

Geo fencingNo

Start/stop buttonNo

Additional featuresPortable Battery Pack, Detachable Battery, Dual Speed Mode, Front Golve Box, Carry Bag Hook, Harmonic Braking System, Digital Display

Braking SystemStandard



Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Headlight TypeHalogen

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightBulb

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Ampere V 48 Price

V 48 Lead Acid Battery 34,299 (Ex-showroom, Mumbai)
V 48 Li Battery 50,499 (Ex-showroom, Mumbai)

Ampere V 48 News

  • Greaves Cotton acquires Ampere Electric
    Greaves Cotton acquires Ampere Electric
    02 September 2018
    Pratheek Kunder

    Greaves Cotton, an Indian engineering firm has acquired Coimbatore-based Ampere Electric. The engineering firm has paid Rs 77 crore to acquire 67 per cent of Ampere Electric.

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  • Ampere launches two electric scooters in India
    Ampere launches two electric scooters in India
    24 May 2018
    Pratheek Kunder

    Ampere Vehicles, a Coimbatore-based electric vehicle company has launched two new products for the Indian market. The Ampere V48 and the Red Li-Ion have been priced at Rs 38,000 and Rs 46,000 respectively. 

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