Tork Motors, India’s first electric motorcycle manufacturer has launched its much-awaited state-of-the-art electric motorcycle KRATOS®, along with a variant KRATOS®-R. Born from the learning and experiences on the racetrack, KRATOS® is a technologically advanced, world-class product that is 100% designed and made in India.
Engineered with precision, KRATOS® is powered by a highly efficient Axial Flux motor and the company’s proprietary 4kWh TORK LIION® Battery pack for robust performance. Further, the battery is water-resistant (up to one meter of water) and has a smart battery management system, that records data from four different temperature sensors, voltage and current for real-time analytics.
Made with high strength steel, KRATOS® features the signature split trellis frame with the battery pack nestled within to make it a compact and manoeuvrable motorcycle that provides unmatched ride performance. Matching the sleek design off the racetrack, KRATOS® hosts multi-drive mode, reverse mode, front storage box, battery indicator, safe home feature, crash alert and anti-theft system, among others. The powerful electric motorbike also catches the spotlight with daytime running lights (DRL), hazard light and guide me home lights. It also receives Over The Air (OTA) updates.
KRATOS® comes with a home charger and can be charged easilyby simply installing a charging plug at home. In addition, Tork Motors plan to install a network of charging stations, called T NET® around the city for the ease and connectivity of riders. In terms of servicing, customers can be rest assured as Tork’s proprietary operating system ‘TIROS®’, along with built-in 4G telemetry will allow the team to offer proactive service. Further, KRATOS® offer mobile connectivity showcasing in-app navigation, information on battery levels along with vital details at customer’s fingertips.
Kapil Shelke, CEO/Founder of Tork Motors said, “We are proud to showcase the fruit of our labour and learning, with the launch of India’s first electric motorcycle – KRATOS® and its variant KRATOS®-R. As the name indicates, KRATOS® is the personification of strength and power. We believe our rigorously tested product will be a gamechanger in the mobility segment, that will not only benefit our customers in making an informed choice but also offer financial benefits such as saving money on fuel.”
On the other hand, KRATOS®-R offers max speed of 105 kmph with a max power of 9 kW, powered by the TORK LIION® Battery pack. The electric motorcycle features geofencing, find my vehicle function, motor walk assist, crash alert, track mode analytics, smart charge analysis and vacation mode. Customers of KRATOS®-R can access Tork Motor’s charging network T NET® without any charge for a period of two years.
Tork Motors has filed more than 50 patents and designs under IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) to bolster its R&D and cutting-edge technology since its inception.
Tork Motors is gearing up to deliver the motorcycle and customers can book KRATOS® online by visiting the company’s official website – www.torkmotors.com Given the motorcycle is already high in demand, the delivery will commence from April 2022.
KRATOS® and KRATOS®-R are available at an attractive price of INR 1.08 lakh and INR 1.23 lakh (effective ex-showroom Pune post subsidy), respectively
Powered by Axial Flux technology, KRATOS® has a range of 120 km and can accelerate (0-40 kmph) within 4 secs along with a max speed of 100 kmph
KRATOS® features a digital instrument cluster, USB charging, crash alert features; and uses regenerative braking for efficient energy consumption
Armed with CBS Hydraulic brake, KRATOS® comes with three years of warranty
KRATOS®-R packs a punch with acceleration (0-40 kmph) in 3.5 secs and max speed of 105 kmph; adept with fast charging capacity free charging network access (T NET®) for two years
KRATOS® is available in white; KRATOS®-R comes with four colour options in white, blue, red and black