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Hero VIDA V1 Electric Scooter launched – first EV from the house of Hero MotoCorp

VIDA which means "Life" is the brand owned by Hero MotoCorp for its emerging mobility solutions including Electric Vehicles

Hero VIDA V1 is India’s first fully – integrated Electric Scooter

“VIDA” which means “Life” is the brand owned by Hero MotoCorp for its emerging mobility solutions including Electric Vehicles

The brand’s sole purpose is to create a positive impact on the world and move all forward in meaningful ways. The name is perfect for what we are building for our children and the next generation. This is truly the dawn of something special

On the launch event Dr. Pawan Munjal – Chairman & CEO, Hero MotoCorp said: “The launch of VIDA V1, powered by Hero, heralds a new chapter in sustainable mobility. VIDA meaning ‘life’, is a promise of a better world. An affirmation of life itself! A quality of life that ensures wellness, vitality, joy, and the permission to dream! the VIDA V1 will play a crucial role by reducing tail-pipe emissions, promoting eco-friendly behavior and leading to a conscious shift in overall consumption patterns. We must redesign the entire value system and ecosystem of a product and service to have meaningful results for the future of our planet. We have taken the responsibility to contribute towards building a sustainable future, so that the generations that come after us inherit a better planet than the one that we live in. With our tagline ‘Make Way’, VIDA V1 is paving the path to a greener & cleaner planet.”

VIDA V1 is designed and developed at Hero’s state-of-the-art R&D hubs, the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur and the Hero Tech Centre Germany (TCG) near Munich.

VIDA V1 is being manufactured at Hero MotoCorp’s Garden Factory at Chittoor, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh


So without further delay, let’s dive into the complete details of Hero VIDA V1 Electric Scooter:

Hero VIDA V1 – India’s first fully integrated Electric Scooter

Hero VIDA V1 Electric Scooter

Hero VIDA V1 comes under L2 Category as per CMVR rules 1989

Hero VIDA V1 Variants

VIDA V1 is available two Variants:

  1. Hero VIDA V1 Pro: Driving Range of 165 Kms per Charge (IDC)
  2. Hero VIDA V1 Plus: Driving Range of 143 Kms per Charge (IDC)

VIDA V1 Specifications

Major key points of VIDA V1 Plus & VIDA V1 Pro

ParameterVIDA V1 PlusVIDA V1 Pro
Range / Mileage (Kms/Charge)143 Kms (IDC)165 Kms (IDC)
Battery (Li-Ion)3.44 KWh (2X1.72 KWh)3.94 KWh (2X1.97 KWh)
Battery TypeRemovable / PortableRemovable / Portable
Motor / Powertrain TypePMSM (w/ Integrated gearbox and controllerPMSM (w/ Integrated gearbox and controller
Motor Peak / Continuous Power6 KW / 3.9 KW6 KW / 3.9 KW
Torque25 Nm25 Nm
Acceleration0 to 40 Kms / hr in 3.4 Seconds0 to 40 Kms / hr in 3.2 Seconds
Top Speed80 Kms / hr80 Kms / hr
Charging Time5 Hrs 15 Min. from 0 to 80%
(Home Charging)

@ 1.2 Kms / minute
(Fast Charging)
5 Hrs 55 Min. from 0 to 80%
(Home Charging)

@ 1.2 Kms / minute
(Fast Charging)
Ground Clearance155 mm155 mm
Multi Drive ModesEco, Ride, SportEco, Ride, Sport, Custom Mode (100+ combinations)
Kerb Weight124 Kg125 Kg
Wheelbase (mm)1301 mm1301 mm
Wheel Size12″ Machined cast alloy wheels12″ Machined cast alloy wheels

VIDA V1 Features

  • Display OTA enabled 7″ TFT with Touch screen display (w/ dark and auto mode)
  • All LED with projector headlamp
  • Braking Front – Disc, Rear- Drum (with CBS)
  • Tyre 12″ tyres: Front Tyre – 90/90-12, Rear Tyre – 100/80-12
  • 26 Litres of bootspace
  • Recharge easily at any fast charging station from 0 to 80% in just 65 minutes
  • Removable Batteries
  • Portable Charger
  • Follow me home lights
  • Keyless entry
  • Electronic seat & handle lock
  • Cruise control
  • Incoming call alerts
  • Two-Way-Throttle for Reverse & Regen assist
  • Motor-IP 68, Battery -IP67 Controllers – IP65
  • Key Fob: Unlock your vehicle and bootspace. Switch on the headlight. Track your VIDA
  • The limp home feature, keeps the rider agnostic of being stranded, since VIDA V1 offers the rider an ability to drive at 10kmph for about 8 kilometers to a location of choice, in case the SOC drops below a pre-defined limit
  • VIDA Consumer App:
  1. BLE + 4G + Wi-Fi
  2. Anti-theft alarm
  3. Track my bike
  4. Geofencing
  5. Remote immobilization
  6. Vehicle diagnostics
  7. SOS Alert with button (Emergency Alert: Use SOS to alert your emergency contact)
  8. Turn-by-turn navigation
  9. Scooter Health
  10. Charging Stations find
  11. Track Scooter
  12. Trip analytics

VIDA V1 and its systems have gone through 200,000 kilometers of testing and validation, and feedback loops that have run for 25,000 hours

VIDA V1 has been designed and tested for:
# Withstanding dusty environment
# Potholes and uneven roads
# Heavy rains
# Water logged roads
# High temperatures

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Hero VIDA V1 Price in India

VIDA V1 Pro Price (Ex-Showroom) is ₹1,59,000 (USD $1933)

VIDA V1 Plus Price (Ex-Showroom) is ₹1,45,000 (USD $1762)

The above prices are inclusive of FAME II subsidy provided by Govt. of India & Portable Charger (whose cost is ₹20,000) and exclusive of Insurance, Road Tax & Registration charges

VIDA V1 Electric Scooter may cost you even lesser in your state considering subsidy / purchase incentive provided by via respective states EV Policy

Considering State Subsidy:

VIDA V1 Pro price in Delhi is 1,39,000

VIDA V1 Plus price in Delhi is 1,28,000

VIDA V1 Pro price in Jaipur is 1,47,262

VIDA V1 Plus price in Jaipur is 1,33,810

VIDA V1 Pro price in Bengaluru is 1,59,000

VIDA V1 Plus price in Bengaluru is 1,45,000

VIDA Charging Infrastructure

VIDA, powered by Hero offers a comprehensive Charging package for maximum flexibility
based on numerous customized programs for hassle-free charging at home, on the road and at work

VIDA V1 will come with a removable battery. It can be integrated at home to enable safe and convenient charging up to 11kW.

Hero MotoCorp aims to build one of the best charging networks in the two-wheeler segment with fast chargers and welcomes owners of electric two-wheelers of all brands for fast and convenient charging

VIDA Cloud

VIDA cloud is an exclusive interface that engages the rider, vehicle and the service backend
to enhance efficiency and reinforce the worry-free experience. The technology interfaces
through Augmented Reality, Prognostics, remote diagnostics to repair on-site, book a charging station slot, the analytics, machine learning enhances the ownership experience of
the rider.

Hero VIDA V1 Colours

VIDA V1 Plus is available in following colors:

Hero Vida V1 Plus
Hero Vida V1 Plus

Matte White

Matte Sports Red

Gloss Black

VIDA V1 Pro is available in following colors:

Hero Vida V1 Pro
Hero Vida V1 Pro

Matte White

Matte Sports Red

Gloss Black

Matte Abrax Orange

Customer Propositions

This includes Green EMI, an efficient and seamless financing platform which will not only offer an easy paper less journey but also best-in-class interest rates at 1.5-2% lesser than the prevailing financial options in the market

Hero MotoCorp has also introduced a Buy-Back scheme that provides comfort & confidence to all first time EV buyers, with a first-in-industry assurance of vehicle buy-back at 70% of purchase value between the 16th to 18th months of vehicle ownership.


VIDA V1 comes with a Vehicle Warranty of 5 Years / 50,000 kms (whichever is earlier)

The Battery comes with a warranty of 3 Years / 30,000 Kms (whichever is earlier)

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Hero MotoCorp / VIDA Dealerships in India

Hero MotoCorp has a sales and service network with over 6,000 dealerships and service points across India

The company is targeting to come up with more such Dealerships and Showrooms on pan India basis especially for EVs

As much as the digital assets reinforce Hero MotoCorp’s Tech First approach to VIDA, the Company is also creating a host of physical assets, including innovative and exciting Experience Centers at key locations and pop ups in popular malls, designed to provide an immersive and a completely differentiated experience to customers

Hero MotoCorp is also installing Pods which would be placed in vantage spots across its
dealerships in various cities.

VIDA V1 Booking online & Test Ride

VIDA V1 Electric Scooter can be booked online or through a dealership nearby you with a booking amount of ₹2499

In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in this category, VIDA V1 will be available to customers for TEST-RIDE FOR UP TO THREE DAYS. In addition to Pick- up and drop for customers

VIDA V1 also offers another industry-first initiative – REPAIR ON-SITE – with customer executives available to provide service anywhere

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Vivek Jain
Vivek Jainhttps://ecofutureride.com
Vivek Jain is the founder of ECOFutureRide.com, a Digital Platform that provides detailed information related to ECO-friendly Vehicles like Electric Vehicles through Blogs, News, Vehicles, Videos, Reviews. He is an Engineer by Profession with over 18 Years of Rich Experience in Automobile, Telecom, Solar, Product Design Domains. He has a keen interest in ECO-Friendly Products & Services mainly related to Zero-Emission Rides.


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