Written by: Kriti Anand
The Tork T6X is the first production electric motorcycle to be launched in the Indian market. The Pune-based startup company, Tork Motors, has revealed the launch timeline of their first production bike. The launch has been scheduled to take place by the end of 2019. With the rest of the companies in the two-wheeler industry focusing on electric scooters, Tork Motors has become the first to mass produce electric bikes. The Tork T6X was spotted testing for the first time in India recently.
It is seen as an eco-friendly alternative to petrol-fueled two wheelers. Based on years of R&D, the T6X accommodates various smart features including a 4.3″ TFT screen, utility storage with point to charge your phone and space for accessories, GPS navigation, anti-theft system, DRLs, etc.
The exclusive electric bike is built around a specially-designed trellis frame. T6X is propelled by a brushless 6kW motor rated at 27 Nm of torque, powered by lithium ion batteries. The noteworthy feature of the bike is that on a full charge, the T6X can cover 100 kilometres. The T6X will have a range of 100 kilometres at a cruising speed of 100 km/h. The bike’s battery can be charged up to 80 percent of its capacity in just an hour. The T6X has a 267 mm disc brake at the front and a 220mm disc brake in the rear. The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres.
The T6X is fully-equipped to compete with conventional petrol-powered motorcycles.The bike’s battery can be charged up to 80 percent of its capacity in just an hour. The T6X has a 267 mm disc brake at the front and a 220mm disc brake in the rear. The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres. The T6X is fully-equipped to compete with conventional petrol-powered motorcycles. With an estimated price of INR 1,25,000, it is an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to bikes running on petrol.