Retro turned electric – After Chetak, Kinetic Luna also gets a new lease of life

Feb 8, 2024

By: Sourabh Jain

Kinetic E-Luna launched in India

Kinetic Green has launched the E-Luna electric moped in India. It is the second retro two-wheeler to get revived in an electric form after being discontinued for a long time. Earlier, Bajaj Auto had re-introduced the Chetak in an electric form.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic Luna – birth and end of production

The Kinetic Luna was launched in 1972 as a 50cc moped by Kinetic Engineering. After nearly three decades, the Luna went out of production in 2000.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Launched to cater to passengers and last mile delivery

As per the company, the E-Luna is aimed at passenger and last mile delivery demands. The company claims it is a multi-purpose vehicle. At present, the moped segment is dominated by TVS, which offers the XL100, a petrol scooter.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Company aims at selling 1 lakh E-Luna by April 2025

Kinetic Green aims to sell 1 lakh E-Luna vehicles by the end of January 2025. The vehicle will likely target customers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, along with rural areas.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic E-Luna price

The Kinetic E-Luna is priced at ₹69,990 (ex-showroom) for the X1 variant and ₹74,990 (ex-showroom) for the X2 variant.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic E-Luna price

The Kinetic E-Luna ditches the pedals that were used in the older Luna. It comes with a dual tubular steel chassis and allows the user to remove the rear seat, making it possible to attach a carrier to transport goods.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic E-Luna battery pack

The Kinetic E-Luna is currently available in two options – a 1.7kWh battery pack and a 2kWh battery pack, which offer up to 110 km of range on a single charge. A 3kWh option with up to 150 km range will also be launched.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic E-Luna performance

The Kinetic E-Luna is equipped with a 2.2kW mid-mount motor that offers a top speed of 50 km per hour.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

Kinetic E-Luna features

The Kinetic E-Luna is equipped with a digital instrument cluster that offers a distance to empty indicator, a USB charging port and offers three riding modes. It has a payload capacity of 150 kg.

Credit: Kinetic-Green

US stocks rise to fresh records on tech-fueled rally while investors sift through Fedspeak