Mumbai-based start-up Liger Mobility has unveiled two new self-balancing electric scooters, the Liger X and the Liger X+, at Auto Expo 2023. While both feature a lithium-ion battery pack, the Liger X has a removable unit, unlike the Liger X+.
- Liger X gets removable battery pack
- Self-balancing functionality can be switched off
- Bookings start in mid-2023, deliveries to start by end-2023
Liger X, X+ self-balancing e-scooters: details
Mumbai-based start-up Liger Mobility has taken the wraps off two new electric scooters, the Liger X and the Liger X+. Both feature the company’s proprietary AutoBalancing technology which allows the e-scooters to stay upright at a standing start and even at low speeds without the rider having to use his/her feet to stabilise it; this also works when reversing the scooters. While this AutoBalancing feature can be switched off manually by the rideronce the scooter crosses a predetermined speed.
Additionally, the Liger X and Liger X+ also feature a Learner mode, which allows the rider to limit the top speed of the e-scooter in conjunction with the AutoBalancing feature. The models are also capable of receiving OTA (Over The Air) software updates.
Undoubtedly, the party trick of the Liger X and X+ e-scooters, is the self-balancing feature which is acheived through a gyroscope under the seat unit.
The Liger X features a removable lithium-ion battery pack which can be charged to full in 3 hours. Its top speed is 65kph and it can cover 60km on a single charge (both claimed figures). The Liger X+, meanwhile, uses a non-removable battery pack that can be charged fully in 4.5 hours and gives the e-scooter a claimed range of 100km.
Additionally, the Liger X+ gets features such as notification alerts and turn-by-turn navigation on its TFT dash, by pairing it to a smartphone via the proprietary app. Common to both scooters are features such as live location tracking, battery temperature indicator, towing and accident alerts. Both are also available in the same five colour options – Grey, Polar White, Blue, Titanium and Red.
Bookings for the Liger X and Liger X+ begin in mid-2023 and deliveries are set to commence by the end of this year.