Hero Cycles, Yamaha come together, launch e-cycle Lectro EHX20! Check price, charging time, range and more
Lectro EHX20 powered by Yamaha comes with a Center Motor positioned directly between the pedals.
At a time when pollution is a major concern globally, auto sales are witnessing a slump in growth and lifestyle-related disorders are growing, Hero Cycles has joined hands with Japan's Yamaha Motor Company Limited to launch Lectro E-Cycle. Tagged as India's first Center Motor E-Cycle, this two-wheeler promises to revolutionize the adventure e-bicycling experience landscape in India. Basically, this E-Cycle powered by Yamaha is an addition to Hero Cycles' range Lectro.
According to an official statement by Hero Cycles, Lectro EHX20 is a premium product. It is priced at Rs 1.30 lakh. Lectro EHX20 is the first product outcome of a 3-way partnership between Hero Cycles Ltd. Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. and Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
As per Aditya Munjal, Director of Firefox Cycles Limited and Hexi, Lectro EHX20 is a high-performance e-cycle aimed at giving an adrenaline rush to adventure cyclists. Hero Cycles says Lectro EHX20 comes loaded with cutting-edge Yamaha's motor technology and Hero Lectro's design marvel.
Launching the Lectro EHX20, Pankaj M Munjal, Chairman and Managing Director, HMC, Hero Motors Company, said, "With promising days ahead for e-cycle market, we hope to deliver more such path-breaking products for different sections of Indian audience in the future."
Hero Cycles says, "Lectro EHX20 is aimed at the small yet growing community of adventure lovers and mountain cyclists who love pushing the limits of performance. People looking for experiential adventures on the cycle will also find Lectro EHX20 Powered by Yamaha a refreshing and rejuvenating e-cycle to ride on."
Benefits of Center Motor in Lectro EHX20?
Lectro EHX20 powered by Yamaha comes with a Center Motor positioned directly between the pedals. This positioning and technology improves performance of the cycle immensely and makes it suitable for adventure sports and steep incline riding. While the motor was imported from Yamaha’s electric drive unit, the E-Cycle was manufactured at Hero Cycles’ Ghaziabad unit.
Lectro EHX20: TOP DETAILS TO KNOW
- Top speed is 25km/hour
- No licence and registration required
- The E-Cycle can run up to 60-70 kms on a charge time of 3.5 hours.
-Lectro EHX20is Centre Motor powered Pedal Assist Cycle which runs on a combination of manual pedaling with battery assist.
- Powered by a triple sensor technology of torque sensor, speed sensor and crank sensor, the E-Cycle gives a sharp pedaling response/ assist and improved power support at higher cadence.
- A strong braking system adds to its safety and control.