After months of teasers, Ultraviolette Automotive finally launched its first electric motorcycle, the F77, in India. And unlike any other electric two-wheeler on the market, the F77 is pretty distinctive with its type of package. Let’s take a look at its highlights.
styling and colors
The Ultraviolette F77 is a really youthful electric motorcycle. It gets a muscular body with sharp creases on the cowling, a futuristic fascia housing the LED headlight, and a split seating arrangement. The F77 is offered in Supersonic Silver, Stealth Gray and Plasma Red. Meanwhile, there’s also a special edition draped in Meteor Gray and Afterburner Yellow.
engine and battery
The latest electric motorcycle is powered by a 27kW (peak power) motor paired with a 7.1kWh (base model) battery. It has a range of 206 km and a top speed of 140 km/h. The other two variants of the F77, on the other hand, benefit from a 29 kW and a 30.2 kW engine. Both units are paired with a 10.3kWh battery and get an IDC (ideal driving conditions) range of 307km. However, their top speeds are 147 km/h and 152 km/h.
With a standard charger, the F77 can be charged up to 35 km in one hour. And with the booster charge, the battery can be charged up to 75 km in one hour.
The F77 rides on front USD forks with adjustable preload (higher spec models only) and a rear shock with adjustable preload. The motor and batteries are embedded in a lattice frame. The bike’s braking hardware consists of a single 320mm front and 230mm rear disc. Ultraviolette fitted the F77 with 17-inch alloy wheels shod with Metzeler 110/70 front and 150/60 rear tires.
The F77 is packed with features including LED lighting, a TFT screen with Bluetooth connectivity, smartphone compatibility, navigation, adaptive dash lighting, vehicle tracking, geofencing, BMS with five levels of security, shock and crash alarms, emergency contact, trip history and Ride analytics, a nine-axis IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) and automatic headlight switching on and off.
price and variants
Ultraviolette offered the F77 in three flavors: Standard, Recon, and Special Edition. The asking price for the base model is 3,80,000 rupees, while the Recon and Special Edition are 4,55,000 rupees and 5,50,000 rupees (all ex-showroom Bengaluru). Delivery of the bikes will begin in 2023 and bookings started back in October with a symbolic sum of Rs 10,000.