Orxa Energies Launched Mantis Electric Superbike in India

For the first 1,000 customers, the Orxa Mantis is available for a token amount of INR 10,000. Deliveries for this mid-segment electric bike will begin from April 2024 onward.
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Mantis Electric Superbike

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  • The electric bike comes in two different color options: Jungle Grey and Urban Black.
  • The motorcycle has an amazing range of 221 km thanks to its 8.9 kWh battery pack.

Orxa Energies has finally launched its high-end electric bike, the Mantis, in India. The Bengaluru-based EV maker has been developing this superbike for four years, and it has finally rolled out this high-end electric motorcycle in the Indian market. The Mantis is priced at INR 3.6 lakh (ex-showroom). The Mantis electric motorcycle made its debut in 2019 at India Bike Week. Various changes have been made to the motorcycle since its official debut. In the EV two-wheeler segment, it is ready to take on the Ultraviolette F77.

The made-in-India Mantis has a 1.3 kW charger, and bookings for the new Mantis have been started by the company. For the first 1,000 customers, the Orxa Mantis is available at a token amount of INR 10,000, and subsequent bookings can be made at a price of INR 25,000. Deliveries for this mid-segment electric bike will begin from April 2024 onward.

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The Mantis is the lightest motorcycle in its class; it weighs 182 kg. The electric bike comes in two different color options: Jungle Grey and Urban Black. It is designed to provide optimal performance with a high speed of 135 kmph and an impressive acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph in 8.9 seconds. Notably, the acceleration time from 0 to 20 kmph has been fine-tuned to 2.7 seconds, keeping city and urban traffic conditions in mind. The motorcycle has an amazing range of 221 km thanks to its 8.9 kWh battery pack. It also has an advanced BMS and dual-redundant thermal management, and the battery is IP67-rated. The motorcycle comes equipped with a 5-inch TFT screen and Red-by-Wire.

Powering the Mantis is a PMS liquid-cooled e-motor that weighs 11.5 kg, and it churns out 27.4 bhp and 93 Nm of peak torque. The Mantis comes with high-level features and technology. According to a company representative, the tech features in the Mantis reflect Orxa Energies' vast involvement in the aerospace and defense sectors, which provided the technology and functionality included in the Mantis.

The co-founder of Orxa Energies, Prajwal Sabnis, stated that "our journey began in 2015, and we translated our vision into the first prototype of what would ultimately become the Mantis. Over the last eight years, we have worked extensively to fine-tune the design and engineering of the bike, all of which was tested and subsequently validated by riding it for thousands of kilometers on highways, city roads, and gravel tracks across the country."

"As avid EV enthusiasts and bikers ourselves, we're committed to fostering an ecosystem that empowers both our partners and our customers. With the Mantis, we aim to empower the broader EV community by providing access to essential resources that will drive the ecosystem's growth and success."

The Co-Founder of Orxa Energies, Ranjita Ravi, added, "Throughout our development journey, we have prioritized the needs and desires of EV users and bikers, ensuring that the Mantis embodies their aspirations. Every step we take is driven by our unwavering vision to create the bike that bikers truly want to ride. The Mantis is truly built by bikers, for bikers."

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