13th September 2023, Kathmandu
Jagdamba Motors Electric Scooter TVS iQube in Nepal; Sets New Benchmark in Nepal’s Scooter Industry
- Cutting-edge EV technology provides a robust build quality & comfort of a premium scooter, with the trusted backup of TVS Motor and Jagdamba Motors
- Powered by a powerful 4.6 kW hub-mounted motor that gives a top speed of 78 km/h and acceleration from 0-40 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. 2 battery packs with an installed capacity of 3.4 kWh provide a real-world range of 100 km, no more waiting in long queues at a petrol pump
- TVS SMARTXONNECTTM platform provides an enhanced navigation system, telematics unit, anti-theft, geofencing features, crash/fall alert
Jagdamba Motors, the authorized distributor of TVS vehicles in Nepal, today launched the keenly awaited premium Electric scooter – TVS iQube in Nepal.
Backed by the steadfast and trusted engineering capabilities of TVS Motor, the TVS iQube delivers class-leading performance, comfort, build quality and safety.
TVS iQube comes with a real-world range of 100 km on a single charge, a rated top speed of 78 km/h, choice of ECO/POW mode, and acceleration from 0-40 km/h in just 4.2 seconds.
The scooter offers a host of intelligent connected features such as a 7” TFT cluster with HMI control, intuitive music player control, OTA updates, vehicle health and safety notifications, multiple Bluetooth and Cloud Connectivity, geofencing, QPark assist, infinity theme personalization, voice assist, TVS iQube Alexa skillset and much more.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. K N Radhakrishnan, Director & CEO, of TVS Motor Company, said, “We at TVS Motor have been the forerunner in technology and innovation and continue to set new benchmarks in the industry. TVS Motor has been investing in electric vehicle technologies for more than ten years and we are proud to be one of the first OEMs from India to launch an electric two-wheeler in Nepal.
The launch of TVS iQube in Nepal is a big step in the direction of extending our EV portfolio to international markets.
TVS Motor is a leading player in Nepal. We are aiming to further strengthen our leadership position in Nepal with the addition of EVs to our portfolio. We are confident that our distribution partner Jagdamba Motors Pvt Ltd in Nepal will curate and deliver a superior customer experience for the TVS iQube.”
Mr. Manu Saxena, Senior Vice President of Electric Vehicles, at TVS Motor Company, said, “We are very excited to launch the TVS iQube in Nepal.
During our past interactions with various scooter customers, the need for a smart premium electric scooter from a trusted brand like TVS Motor was highlighted and we are delighted to say we are now fulfilling that need.
The TVS iQube has the right mix of performance and tech features with a class-leading display and User Interface.
Additionally, it is loaded with new age-connected features and applications that Nepal’s tech-savvy customers will resonate with. TVS iQube has already provided over 150,000 customers in India, with an unparalleled electric riding experience whilst accumulating over 700 million kms, saving 15 million litres of fuel, and reducing carbon emissions of 5,700 tons which is equivalent to 1 million trees planted.
With TVS iQube, we are offering a modern and smart mobility solution taking a step towards a greener and sustainable future. We are confident that the low running cost of the scooter, which is 1/10th of a gasoline two-wheeler will delight customers with recurring savings while contributing to a sustainable planet. It is TVS Motor’s endeavor to deliver a world-class premium product with cutting-edge technology that will be supported by our capable and wide after-sales network in Nepal.
Keeping this vision in mind, TVS iQube has been tested comprehensively over the last few months across Nepal’s terrains and weather conditions. We are confident that the ownership of TVS iQube will be an enthralling experience for our customers.”
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Shahil Agrawal, Chairman, Jagdamba Group “At Jagdamba Motors, we are very excited to partner the launch of TVS iQube with TVS Motor.
TVS iQube’s introduction marks a significant evolution in the Nepalese two-wheeler segment and showcases our shared vision to provide top-tier mobility solutions to our customers.
We are committed to ensuring the availability of the TVS iQube across Nepal with our wide distribution reach coupled with an exceptional in-store sales experience. TVS iQube will expand the proven TVS Motor range into EVs and create a new benchmark for the future.
Nepal is witnessing a growing acceptance of EV technology across the automotive sector and TVS iQube gives customers an option from a trusted brand. Our partnership with TVS Motor exemplifies our dedication to deliver quality and value. We are eager to see the positive impact that the TVS iQube will have on businesses and individuals alike.”
1. Modern & Practical Design
The TVS iQube has a contemporary look and impeccable build quality. With 5 exciting colors, one can choose a style statement of their own.
Powerful LED headlamps with bright hazard lamps are designed for enhanced visibility and safety. A 7” TFT cluster, with an intuitive 5-way joystick, makes it easy for interaction, music control, theme personalization, proactive notifications, and much more.
An ample 32-litre storage under the seat, a wide floorboard, and baggage hooks provide ample utility on the move. The USB charging port maximizes convenience for the rider. The long and wide seat is comfortable for both individual and family use making the TVS iQube a practical choice.
2. Unmatched Performance
The TVS iQube is powered by a robust 4.6 kW hub-mounted motor that gives a top speed of 78 km/h and acceleration from 0-40 km/h in just 4.2 seconds at rated load. It comes with two battery packs of advanced Lithium-ion chemistry with a total capacity of 3.4 kWh, designed and manufactured in-house at TVS Motor.
Jagdamba Motors Electric Scooter
This combined with an intelligent in-house BMS (Battery Management System) delivers a real-world range of 100 kms per charge. The EV powertrain in TVS iQube is IP-67 compliant providing strong resistance to water exposure.
TVS iQube comes with a 650 W portable carry-along charger with a charging time of 4.5 hours from 0-80% SOC and ease of use with any 5 Amp household socket that makes home charging very convenient and affordable.
The utility of Power and ECO modes gives the rider a choice to maximize either range or performance, on the go. Hydraulic twin tube shock absorbers at the rear and telescopic suspension in the front ensure a firm balance and comfort on any terrain.
3. Connected Technology – TVS SMARTXONNECTTM
The TVS iQube is power-packed with new-age technology and intelligent features. The TVS SMARTXONNECTTM platform has an enhanced navigation system, telematics unit, anti-theft, geofencing features, and crash/fall alert just to name a few.
Any smartphone can be connected with the dedicated TVS iQube app which displays real-time battery status, and ride statistics and enables music control while riding using the HMI interface. The Alexa skillset allows the use of voice commands to access information.
Jagdamba Motors Electric Scooter
The platform also ensures 100% vehicle wellness through proactive diagnosis and timely service alerts given on the dashboard. Not only incoming calls and SMS alerts but also social media app notifications are provided.
With its class-leading premium features, The TVS iQube S is available at an attractive price point of NPR 4,29,900 for the first 1000 Customers.
TVS iQube S can be booked from today on the TVS Nepal website ( Click Here) and in 6 of our dealerships in Kathmandu.
The availability will be scaled to 20 more points of sale across Nepal by October 2023. Delivery of TVS iQube S starts immediately in Kathmandu.
- Peak Power 4.6 kW, Torque 140 Nm
- Rated power 3.34 kW
- Top Speed – 78 km/h
- Acceleration – 0-40 km/h in 4.2 seconds
- Range on a single charge – 100 kms
- Parking Assist – Reverse/Forward
- 7” TFT cluster, with an intuitive 5-way joystick
- Music Player Control
- Night Mode
- Smart Helmet Connectivity
- Incoming call/SMS Alert
- Document Storage on cluster
- Under-seat storage – 32 liters
- Gradeability – 10 degrees