Kabira Mobility, a Goa-based EV start-up, has pulled the wraps off the KM5000 electric bike for the Indian market. According to the manufacturer, it is touted as the country's fastest and longest-riding electric bike. Powered by an 11.6kWh battery back, the electric vehicle is said to have a top speed of 188km/h and a range of 344 kilometre on a single charge. In terms of design, it comes with a single-sided swingarm that gives it a distinct identity. When launched in the country, it will be priced Rs 3.15 lakh (ex-showroom, Goa) onwards. The launch of the KM500 is slated to take place by Fall 2023, and deliveries will begin next year. Interested buyers can choose from 3 different colour options - Midnight Grey, Deep Khaki, and Aquamarine. In addition, the bike will also offer a range of customisation options to personalise the riding experience.
"The KM5000 is the greatest masterpiece of our creation. At Kabira Mobility, we are constantly raising the bar of what we can expect from the electric bike segment. KM5000 is a testament to our belief that electric bikes are now on par, if not even better than their ICE counterparts in terms of performance and safety", said Jaibir Siwach, CEO, Kabira Mobility.
Kabira Mobility KM5000: Features
The electric bike comes with a host of features such as LED headlamps at front and rear, turn indicators, daytime running lights, a 7.0-inch digital console with 4G connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, music control, park assist, a tyre pressuring monitoring system, fast charging, fall sensors, elevation stabilizer, etc.
Kabira Mobility KM5000: Battery, Range, Speed
The KM5000 is claimed to be India's fastest and longest-riding electric bike, capable of reaching a top speed of 188km/h. It uses an 11.6kWh water-cooled LFP battery pack, which is one of the largest battery packs in an electric two-wheeler, and it yields a claimed range of 344 kilometre on a single charge.
The battery is claimed to be charged from 0 to 80 per cent in under 2 hours, using a high-speed boost charger. On offer is also a standard charger that allows you to charge your vehicle overnight.
Kabira Mobility KM5000: Suspension, Braking
The suspension setup of the KM5000 electric consists of Showa upside-down forks at the front and a Nitrox mono-shock at the rear. Braking duties are handled by twin discs up front and a single rear disc with dual-channel ABS (anti-lock braking system).
Several other models of Kabira Mobility are in the offing that includes the Pro variants of KM3000, KM4000, and KM2000. As of now, the EV start-up only sells the KM3000 and the KM4000.