1780km in 24 hours: Autocar India, Vida by Hero Motocorp set a new Guinness World Record

    We covered 1780km in 24hours on the electric scooter, beating the previous record by 350km.

    Published On May 11, 2023 12:00:00 PM


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    Autocar India and Vida, Hero MotoCorp's electric two-wheeler arm, have together set a new Guinness World Record for the ‘The greatest distance on an electric scooter in 24 hours by a team in relay’.

    Six riders – three from Autocar India and three from Hero MotoCorp’s vehicle validation team – covered a distance of 1,780km astride the Vida V1 Pro electric scooter in a span of 24 hours, beating the previous Guinness World Records title by 350km. The new world record was set on Indian soil, at Hero MotoCorp’s Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT), Jaipur. 

    1. Record made possible thanks to removable batteries 
    2. Average speed was 74.16kph

    This feat showcased the rock-solid reliability of the Vida V1 Pro electric scooter under extreme conditions. The record was set on the high-speed bowl at CIT with the scooter running flat out the whole time, only stopping for battery swaps and rider changes. In fact, the Vida V1’s battery-swapping feature is what made this record attempt possible in the first place. The record was achieved with all six riders taking turns over the 24-hour period.

    The previous record was set in October 2022 by an electric scooter made by the European company Seat. The number to beat was 1,430km and the Vida V1 Pro managed to beat that by a big margin, in the 19th hour of the run.  

    Watch out for our detailed feature story on how this Guinness World Records title was achieved and stay tuned to our YouTube channel to watch the video.

    Also see:

    Vida V1 electric scooter review


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