Yamaha has launched the 2023 Neo's Electric scooter for the European market. The updated EV gets a fresh turquoise paint scheme. Aside from this, the other two hue options available with the scooter are - Midnight Black and Milky White. In terms of styling, the electric scooter has a traditional design with clean lines and simple bodywork. It features LED turn signals, LED tail lamps mounted on its licence plate, and LED headlamps with LED DRLs. An LCD screen that connects to a smartphone provides the rider with updates on the battery level, calls, texts, and route tracking. According to industry reports, Yamaha previously presented the Neo's electric scooter to a limited number of dealers in our market. However, there was no update after that about its launch. For India, there is no official confirmation about the introduction of the EV, but market speculations are rife that Yamaha could use the Neo's as a base to offer an India-specific electric scooter by late 2023 or early next year. Let's have a closer look at the engine, specs, and other details of this EV, which has been updated for 2023.
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2023 Yamaha Neo's Electric Scooter: Mechanical Specs & Features
The electric scooter from Yamaha has retained its mechanical specifics in the 2023 edition. Its electric motor is capable of churning out 3.4bhp and 136Nm. Further, the 50.4V lithium battery from the NEO is still present. Yamaha claims that the electric scooter can travel 37 kilometre on a single charge, which requires eight hours to complete at a domestic outlet. However, users can increase the model's range by two batteries. Features-wise, it gets a list of amenities, such as an LCD with smartphone connectivity that allows the rider to check the battery level, receive calls and texts, etc.
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2023 Yamaha Neo's Electric Scooter: India Launch Soon?
The cost of the Neo's electric scooter previously was 3,199 Euros (Rs 2.88 lakh). Now, the updated version retails at 3,599 Euros (Rs 3.24 lakh) in the European market. For India, the 2023 Yamaha Neo's electric scooter appears to be significantly more expensive than the electric scooters currently running on the streets. According to several market reports, the Neo's launch in India might not take place, but the firm could bring a new locally produced Yamaha electric scooter, based on the Neo's in late 2023 or early next year.
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