The hero leap hybrid SES scooter was first showcased by the Hero motorcycle brand at the 2012 Auto Expo event, and the first Leap Hybrid scooter was unveiled just before the 2014 Auto Expo event. And now very soon it will be launched in India, so today in this article we will know in detail about Hero leap hybrid SES launch date in India, price, specifications, features and mileage, etc.
Expected Price: 75000 rupees
Expected launch date: December 2021
Hero leap hybrid SES Scooter Overview
Hero first showcased this hybrid mod as a prototype at the 2012 Auto Expo, and was unveiled during pre-production just before the 2014 Auto Expo event. This hybrid SES model from Hero is the first electric scooter from the Gurugram-based automaker.
The evolution/growth of hybrid scooters started in India for the first time in 2012, one of which is the Hero Leap Hybrid SES, although this scooter has not been launched in India yet. So there is an upcoming electric scooter of India.
In recent times, India has been witnessing rapid growth in the Electric Vehicles segment, which also includes the Leap Hybrid SES. This case comes in a brand new and attractive look in design, meaning it gives a sleek and lean look. It sports a circular LED headlamp at the top.
The Leap Hybrid SES is powered by an 8 kW PMAC motor and Lithium-ion battery. Along with this, it gets a 124cc engine, which uses a three-liter tank. This petrol engine is found as a range extender. The company claims that the petrol engine will increase the scooter’s range by four times, meaning it can accelerate to 100 kmph on the range extender.
Leap Hybrid SES Highlight points
- It can be launched on the expected launch date of December 2021.
- It will be launched in India in the price range of Rs.70,000 to Rs.1,10,000.
- It will be available in a new, attractive and futuristic design.
- It will get 8 kW PMC motor and lithium-ion battery.
- The hybrid SES scooter gets a range extender.
- The Kerb weight of the hybrid scooter is 140 kg.
- The front and rear parts of the scooter will get disc and drum brakes respectively.
Hero leap hybrid SES launch date in India and Price
As I told you, it was first spotted at the 2012 Auto Expo event and just before the 2014 Auto Expo event. Hero MotoCorp has not yet made any definite announcement of its launch date.
Based on a report, it is expected that it will be launched by December 2021, and it may be that this launch date may be extended further.
Talking about the pricing of the Leap hybrid SES, a hint of the green is that it will be launched at an expected price of Rs.75,000, but after looking at the intricate techniques involved, it seems to be priced around Rs.1 lakh.
Hero leap hybrid SES specification
- 8 kW Permanent magnet AC motor
- Lithium Ion Battery
- 124cc engine- A range extender
- 140 kg Kerb weight
- Drum brake (front) and Disc brake (rear)
- 140 mm Ground clearance
- 3 liters Fuel tank capacity
Its design is very attractive and futuristic, which is hardly possible for a production model. Its look is sleek and lean type.
The scooter gets a circular LED headlamp at the top, and an additional LED lamp at the center of the front cover.
This hybrid scooter is equipped with a compact visor, based on which it is expected that it will get a digital instrument cluster, which will be similar to all the indicators and various information devices.
It will have a spacious footboard area covered by a well-cushioned seat, which will provide a comfortable riding experience to the rider.
Apart from this, the rear seat is also comfortable as well as split grab rail is also available. An LED taillight in this scooter adds zing to the model.
Riding Performance – Mileage, Engine & Battery
The Hero Leap Hybrid SES scooter is powered by an 8 kW capacity Permanent Magnet AC (PMC) motor. The motor draws power from a lithium-ion battery pack added to the scooter.
This motor generates 10.7 bhp power and 60 Nm of impressive torque in the scooter. Note: The torque here is available at zero rpm, which makes the scooter more attractive and premium.
Apart from this, the scooter gets a 125cc petrol engine as a range extender. This petrol engine uses a 3 liter fuel tank to increase the range of the scooter by 4 to 4 times.
With the range extender, the scooter can accelerate to 100 km/h, and the same leap hybrid SES can get mileage. This motor is coupled with the onboard generator, which charges the battery.
After looking at all these features, it can be said that some high and efficient technology is present in it.
Top Speed: 100 km/h
Brakes and Safety:
The front part of the scooter will be equipped with 240 mm Brembo twin-piston disc brake and the rear part will be equipped with drum brake.
Hero Leap Hybrid SES Specs, Mileage, top speed, range and features etc
Now we will try to understand this scooter in brief.
|Engine displacement||124cc with 8 kW electric motor|
|Gears and transmission||Automatic|
|Kerb weight||140 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||3 L|
|Ground clearance||140 mm|
|Front and rear brake||240 mm Disc brake (front) and 130 mm drum brake (rear)|
|Wheel type and size||Alloy, 110/70 X 13 and 120 / 70 X 11|
|Front suspension||Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers|
|Rear suspension||Unit Swing with spring loaded hydraulic dampers|
|Overall length, width and height||1884, 850 and 1162 mm|
|Speedometer and Fuel meter||Digital|
|Tachometer and trip meter||N/A|
|Battery type||Maintenance free|
|Features||Electric start, pillion footrest and setup seat|
Hero Leap Hybrid SES Competitors
Currently, there are many EVs in India and similar to the leap hybrid SES, scooter models are available in India such as Revolt RV 400, Simple Energy One and OLA S1.
Also, there is a Hero electric AE-29 launching in India, which is very similar to the Leap hybrid, and could give it a good competition. If we look at the scooter’s price and specification, then it has no competitor in India.
In this article, we have discussed the hero leap hybrid ses specification, launch date and price in detail.