Terra Motors, the Japanese electric vehicle company is all set to release it new electric scooter range Terra A 4000i. The USP of the scooter is that it features an iPhone entrenched on the instrument cluster of the scooter which will help in easy navigation and status purposes. Presently, the scooter is being showcased in Tokyo, however it is all set to release later this year. The company is concentrating on the emerging Asian markets along with India. The website of the company in India shows the release of the scooter in the latter part of 2013 in India.
The scooter is the first in its category to feature the capability to interact with a Smart-phone. At present, it just comes embedded with an iPhone. However, in the coming times; other versions will also be launched. The rider can keep a check on the battery charge of the scooter, its mileage information and standard driving speed and also use it as a navigator. Terra Bikes offer several free of charge apps along with the scooter. Right now, the apps are offered as beta software that can be updated to stable variation later. The apps will help owner to search stores in the area they are travelling and download navigation support apps. Being the first in it segment, Terra A 4000i price has been tagged at ¥450,000 that is around $73,000 USD. However, for India, the price is expected to be lower as higher price will automatically lead to the failure of this new venture.
The brand is all set to launch and sell 2000 units of scooter in the first stage, however, it wishes to expand in long term and set a global target sale of 100,000 units by the end of 2015. Speaking of the action packed Terra A 4000i features, the scooter sports a new battery pack with an advanced battery life of over 50,000km. Offering an average of 65km, the scooter is highly recommendable for your daily commuting needs. The removable Lithium-Ion battery gets fully charged within 4.5hours. The company will commence the production of the scooter from December 2013 in its Vietnam factory. And the sales of the scooter will also begin from the same month accordingly. This new venture from the manufacturer is surely worth a try. Check out the Terra A 4000i pictures to get a glimpse of this beautiful scooter. It is truly one of the best releases of all times in the scooter section.