Ola e-scooters go on sale: Here’s how you can purchase it

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Ola e-scooters go on sale: Here’s how you can purchase it
Ola Electric
  • Ola scooters were launched last month on August 15.
  • They are available in two variants- S1 and S1 Pro.
  • S1 is priced at ₹99,999 while S1 Pro retails at ₹1,29,999.
Ola’s e-scooters are going out on sale from today onwards. The e-scooter launched on August 15, India’s 75th Independence Day. The pre-booking of the scooters began in July and, as per the company, it received over 100,000 registrations. If Ola’s electric scooter has got your interest, then you’re at the right place as we take a look at what it offers and how to buy it.

Price and Specifications


Ola launched the scooters in two models — S1 and S1 Pro. While the S1 model will cost you ₹99,999, the S1 Pro model will carry a retail price of ₹1,29,999. These are ex-showroom prices that include Centre’s FAME II subsidies but exclude any subsidies from the state government. So the vehicles may cost you less if you are living in a state that provides subsidies on electric vehicles.

The Ola Scooter S1 model is said to reach a maximum speed of up to 90kmph while the S1 Pro can hit a maximum of 115kmph. In terms of mileage, the S1 is claimed to offer a distance of 121km on a full charge of 4 hours and 48 minutes. The S1 Pro should take you up to 181km on a single charge.
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Additional features


Both the scooters are claimed to feature a 7-inch touchscreen, anti-theft alert, multiple connectivity options, built-in speakers and more. The S1 Pro is said to feature cruise control and voice assistant features.

The S1 will be available in five colour variants, while you can select from the 10 colour variants for the S1 Pro. These scooters will come packed with a 750W charger and the company has promised to develop charging points in about 400 cities across the country.

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The Ola scooters will not be available for sale at an outlet or retail store. All the bookings and transactions are completely online. If you are looking to get your hands on the newly launched Ola scooter, follow the steps below to purchase the model you like.

Here’s how to buy Ola scooter S1 and S1 Pro.


  • Go to the Ola website click on the ‘Reserve for ₹499’ option.
  • Next, you will be redirected to a custom selection page, where you can select between S1 and S1 Pro.
  • You can also select the colour variant for the model you want to purchase.
  • Once done, click on ‘Reserve for ₹499’ button.
  • You will now be redirected to a mobile number registration page. Enter your mobile number.
  • You will receive an OTP. Enter the OTP and you will be redirected to the custom selection page.
  • Select the model and colour again and click on the ‘Reserve for ₹499’ to complete the payment.
  • You can pay ₹499 by using a debit or credit card, net banking or UPI methods.
  • Once this is completed you would have completed the pre-booking process.
After this, you have to keep checking the waiting list to check your order status. Once the sale goes live, you will be able to complete the purchase by paying the remaining amount.

Ola will begin the home delivery of scooters in October. It is on a first come, first reserve basis and the sooner you book, the earlier you will be able to receive the scooter.
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Financing


Ola has tied up with several banks to provide loans and EMI options to its buyers. With Ola Financial Services, you will be able to EMIs starting from ₹2,999 per month for S1 and ₹3,199 per month for S1 Pro.

If you do not require any financing, you can pay an advance amount of ₹20,000 or ₹25,000, depending on the model. You can pay the remaining amount after receiving the invoice for the scooter.

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