Hamara Bajaj

Bajaj Auto, a renowned Indian two-wheeler manufacturer, has introduced its first electric scooter, the Bajaj Chetak, blending modern innovation with a legacy inspired by the iconic Italian Vespa Sprint. Originally a petrol-powered vehicle and affectionately known as “Hamara Bajaj” (Our Bajaj), the Chetak has been a reliable and affordable means of transportation for decades. The contemporary electric version, Chetak Electric, boasts a 4.2 kW BLDC Motor and a 2.89 kWh lithium-ion battery, offering a top speed of 63 km/h and an impressive 90 km range. This blog dives into the electric scooter’s evolution, features, pricing, technical specifications, benefits, and the promising future of electric scooters in India.

History of Bajaj Chetak:

Named after the legendary horse of Maharana Pratap, the original Chetak’s design evolved over the years. Initially inspired by Vespa, it later transformed into an in-house design. Despite facing competition from bikes and cars, production ceased in 2005. However, the Chetak legacy continues with the electric avatar.

Price Range:

Available in 5 variants and 10 colors, the Chetak Electric’s price ranges from Rs. 1,38,380 to Rs. 1,48,921 (ex-showroom). The 2024 Chetak, launched in two variants – Premium and Urbane, promises an enhanced riding experience.


Powered by a 4.2 kW BLDC Motor and a 2.89 kWh lithium-ion battery, the Chetak Electric offers a top speed of 63 km/h and a 90 km range. Fully chargeable in four hours, it supports 220V, 5 A, 50 Hz AC supply. Aesthetically, it boasts an all-metal body with flush-fitted panels. The Premium Edition adds a matte finish, vibrant metallic accents, Colored LCD Console, Body Colored Mirrors, and a Dual-tone seat.

Technical Specifications:

Motor: 4,200 watt BLDC Motor

Battery: 2.89 kWh lithium-ion battery pack

Charging time: 5 hours for a full charge

Range: 80 km on a single charge

Top speed: 60 km/h

Brakes: Front disc and rear drum brakes

Tyres: Tubeless tyres with alloy wheels

Weight: 118 kg

Dimensions: 1,750 mm x 1,120 mm x 690 mm (L x H x W)

Ground clearance: 150 mm

Seat height: 770 mm


Stylish design

Comfortable ride

Easy to use features

Eco-friendly with zero emissions

Low maintenance cost compared to petrol scooters

Future of Electric Scooters in India:

The Indian government’s push for electric mobility, coupled with incentives and subsidies, is driving the rise of electric scooters. Bajaj Chetak is part of this transformation, and with the government’s target of achieving 30% electric mobility by 2030, the future looks promising. Several other electric scooters, including Honda Activa Electric, Ather 450 Apex, Suzuki Burgman Electric, and more, are set to reshape commuting in India, contributing to reduced carbon emissions and urban congestion.

Upcoming Review:

Stay tuned for our upcoming review on the Honda Activa Electric scooter once it hits the market!

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