Best‌ Hero Electric Bikes ‌to‌ ‌Choose‌ ‌||‌ Specifications,‌ ‌Features,‌ ‌And‌ ‌Summary

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Best‌ Hero Electric Bikes ‌to‌ ‌Choose‌
  1. Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER

The Hero Electric Optima is a scooter sold in India at a starting price of Rs. 67,668. It is available in 4 variants and 3 colours, starting from Rs. 80,385, with the top variant price. The Hero Electric Optima produces 550 W of power from its engine. The Hero Electric Optima comes with a hybrid braking mechanism on all wheels with both front and rear drum brakes.

Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER Specifications

Only a few two-wheeler manufacturers have unveiled their full-fledged electric vehicles and the electric two-wheeler market is still developing. Hero Electric is one of those manufactures who pioneered India’s e-bike/e-scooter market and introduced a range of products showing that an affordable platform can be EVs. For over six years now, the Hero Electric Optima has become India’s top-selling e-bike. There are two items in Hero Electric’s line – the High-Speed and Low-Speed series. The 2019 facelift version of the Optima, which is in the Hero Electric High-Speed Series, is the Hero Electric Optima HS500-ER. We took the soon-to-be-launched Hero Electric Optima HS500-ER for a test ride and tried to check what the facelift version of Hero Electric’s popular e-bike has to offer.

Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER Features

An all-digital instrument panel sports the Optima HS500-ER. An odometer, velocity metre, trip metre and battery power status indicator are part of the instrument panel. On a distance range alert, the optical instrument cluster loses out and the rider needs to gauge the distance range from the battery power indicator. Both the e-scooter and the battery pack have a 3-year warranty on the Optima HS500-ER. Ultimately, this takes the net operating cost down until it becomes almost zero. There is also a USB charging port on the e-scooter, which is helpful anytime you want to charge your smartphone or wireless headphones.

Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER Variants

The Hero Electric Optima HS500-ER looks like a traditional scooter and has an aerodynamic build. There is sufficient brightness in the broad headlamp composed of the LED bulb. With standard lamps, the tail lamp and side indicators are fitted. The Optima HS500-ER rides both front and back on 16-inch alloy wheels and looks very sleek. There is a decent amount of cushioning on the one-piece bench, and both the passenger and the pillion are very relaxed. A small luggage rack is also offered for the Optima HS500. The e-tail scooter’s is a little pointy and looks sporty. On the Optima HS500, the switches are perfectly moulded and look very superior. There will be three colour options available for the Optima HS500 – Cyan, Matte Red and Matte Grey. Nice fit and finish for the Hero Electric Optima HS500-ER.

Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER Summary

Fuel TypeElectric
Battery TypeLithium-ion
ColorsRed , Grey Blue
TyreTube
ABSNo
Range110 km/charge
Kerb Weight83 Kg
TransmissionAutomatic
GearsCVT
WheelsAlloy

Pros And Cons of Hero Electric Optima HS500 ER

Pros of Hero Electric Optima HS500 ERLight weight aids easy handling.

Large wheels offer added stability.

Features LED headlamps.
Cons of Hero Electric Optima HS500 ERLong battery charging time.

Does not get disc brake even as an option.
  1. Hero Electric NYX ER

The middle model in the NYX range is the Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER and is priced at Rs. 79990 (ex-showroom, Delhi). This version of the HS500 ER comes with an output motor and max power and max torque respectively.

Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER Specifications

The Hero Electric NYX is a scooter sold in India at a starting price of Rs. 67,668. It is available in 4 variants and 2 colours, beginning from Rs. 81,541, with the top variant price. The Hero Electric NYX produces 600 W of power from its engine. The Hero Electric NYX comes with a hybrid braking mechanism with both front and rear drum brakes on both wheels.

Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER Features

The Nyx comes with a telescopic front suspension on the rear and two shock absorbers attached to the swingarm. The scooter rides on 10-inch alloy wheels mounted at both ends with drum brakes. The dual split seats provide the passenger and the pillion with ease, while the adequate floorboard space provides luggage space. It comes with many storage choices, such as under-seat storage, a glovebox and a large floorboard. The option to fold the rear seat upright to allow space for extra luggage is one of the unique features of this scooter. When tying up extra baggage, the three-side grabrail is useful.

Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER Variants

In the line-up of Hero Electric, the Nyx is the electric scooter and has been pegged as a flexible and utilitarian e-bike. The company sells two versions of the scooter, the Nyx E5 and the Nyx ER. For riding, the NYX does not require a driving licence or registration. A free one-year roadside assistance package is provided to The NYX. Two colour variations are available for the Hero Electric NYX – black and silver.

Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER Summary

Fuel TypeElectric
Battery TypeLithium-ion
ColorsBlack and Silver
TyreTube
ABSNo
Range100 km/charge
Kerb Weight87 Kg
TransmissionAutomatic
GearsCVT
WheelsAlloy

Pros And Cons of Hero Electric NYX HS500 ER

Pros of Hero Electric NYX HS500 ERLight weight aids easy handling.

Large wheels offer added stability.

Features LED headlamps.
Cons of Hero Electric NYX HS500 ERLong battery charging time.

Does not get disc brake even as an option.

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