Hero Electric Photon is an electric scooter available at a starting price of Rs. 80,950 in India. It is available in only 1 variant and 5 colours. Hero Electric Photon generates 1200 W power from its motor. With both front and rear drum brakes, Hero Electric Photon comes up with combined braking system of both wheels.
Hero Electric is one of the leading electric two wheeler makers in the country. The brand offers a wide range of models that are manufactured in Ludhiana, Punjab. Amongst its newer range of model is the new electric scooter called Photon.
The new Photon is a high speed electric scooter which features two drive modes: Power and Economy. The former mode allows the scooter to attain a top speed of 45kmph which is fairly decent considering the competition.
As for economy, Hero says the new Photon can cover up to 50 km on full charge when using Power model. However, the more efficient Economy mode claims an even higher range of 80 km on full charge. Standard features on the Photon include a polycarbonate head lamp for clear night vision, front telescopic suspension, a front disc brake and an anti-theft alarm.
Unlike a few other models in its class, the new Photon requires its rider to have a license and complete registration for the two wheeler. The Photon is now available on sale in tree colours – black, burgundy, white.