Cycle World has seen the patent drawing of this upcoming electric scooter from Suzuki. share Has done, in which some new information about the scooter is available. Going by the pictures, it is revealed that the new electric scooter is based on the existing made-in-India Suzuki Burgman Street 125, so its design looks quite similar to the same. Apart from this, this electric scooter will come with a chain drive system instead of the belt drive system. The patent photo reveals that the electric version will have a steel frame similar to the Burgman Street 125. However, there are also some changes.
In the new electric scooter, the electric motor has been integrated into the chassis and the company has used a fixed battery pack, which is set in a two-piece case. From the looks of it, the underseat storage will be affected due to this massive battery pack. It may happen that this electric scooter lacks storage space. The battery capacity is not mentioned in the patent filing, but the size of the battery suggests that the electric will be equipped with a high range.
recently a Report We had learned from Santoshi Uchida, Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India and Debashish Handa, Executive Vice President (Sales, Marketing and After Sales), that the launch of the Burgman Electric is still a few years away. According to Suzuki officials, the production of the new electric scooter has been slowed down due to the high ambient temperature in our country.
One reason for the delay in the arrival of the electric scooter could also be that Suzuki is still waiting for the government policy on battery standards. All the top 4 Japanese automakers including Honda, Yamaha and Kawasaki have already signed an agreement to standardize swappable battery and replacement systems for the international market.