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Simple One e-Scooter Launched – Price, Range, Specs and More

The Bengaluru-based startup, Simple Energy, has officially introduced the production-ready version of its electric scooter dubbed as ‘ONE’. It has been priced from Rs 1.45 lakh and going up to Rs 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru), almost +Rs 35,000 more than its earlier announced price.

  • Commencing from June 6th in Bengaluru, deliveries of the One will gradually expand to other cities in the near future.
  • The company also aims to establish approximately ‘140 to 150’ showrooms across India within the next 8 to 10 months.

212km of claimed IDC Range

Simple One battery, range and charging time
  • Equipped with a 5kWh lithium-ion battery, the Simple One claims an impressive riding range of 212km (with 6 per cent State of Charge remaining).
  • The battery pack of this new e-scooter is divided into two packs – a removable battery capacity of 1.5kWh and a fixed battery unit of 3.5kWh.
  • For propulsion duties, it gets a permanent magnet motor, delivering a peak power of 8.5kW (nominal output 4.5kW) and a mighty torque of 72Nm. This allows the e-scooter to accelerate from 0 to 40 kmph in just 2.77 seconds.
  • It has a top speed of 105 kmph.
Simple One range
Simple One Electric Scooter

Charging Time

  • According to Simple’s claims, its battery can be charged from 0 to 80 per cent in roughly 5 hours and 54 minutes using the provided home charger.
  • The scooter is equipped with fast charging capabilities, allowing for a claimed range of 1.5km with just one minute of charging. However, the fast-charging functionality is expected to be available starting in August 2023.

Simple One: Variants and Color Options

  • The Simple One is available in a single variant, offering four standard colours – black, red, blue, and white.
  • There are also two special edition paint schemes featuring white and black shades, accentuated by striking red alloy wheels and highlights.

Note: Compared to the standard colour options, the scooter carries a premium of Rs 5,000 for the special paint schemes.


  • The Simple One is equipped with 12-inch wheels, suspended on a telescopic fork and monoshock setup, while the baking duties will be provided by disc brakes at both ends.
  • Simple One has a weight of 134kg (kerb), making it 19kg heavier compared to its pre-production version showcased last year.

Simple One: Features

Simple One speedometer and features

The Simple One comes loaded with a range of tech-savvy features. These include: –

  • All-LED lighting system
  • A 7-inch TFT instrument console
  • OTA updates support
  • Four riding modes: Sonic, Dash, Ride and Eco
  • Geo-fencing
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Vehicle tracking
  • Ride statistics
  • Documents storage


The Simple’s One goes up against the Ola S1 Pro, Ather 450X, Vida V1 Pro, TVS iQube and Bajaj Chetak.