Recently, we have seen a plethora of electric scooter brands making their mark in Nepal. Each brand trying to grab the unexplored “green scooter” market. Along with brands like Terra Motors, NIU and recently launched Benling, Vmoto has joined the list with their latest T1.5 electric scooter. The successor to the previous generation Vmoto T1, it comes with few improvements and quirks.
Vmoto is an Australian brand, brought in Nepal by Asta Auto, the authorized distributors of VMOTO in Nepal. The company has silently launched Vmoto T1.5. According to the company, it is already on the market, and consumers can buy it right now! Vmoto T1.5 price in Nepal is Rs. 1,15,000.
Vmoto T1.5 Overview
Vmoto T1.5 is equipped with 1500watt Brushless DC motor. It gives decent performance with the max power of 1500watt. As for peak performance, the max torque is 95NM and max speed is 45-50 km/hr. Inside, it is powered by 20AH lead acid battery that operates on 60V. Moreover, the battery will take about 6-8 hours to fully charge. Unfortunately, this only gives you a range of 55km.
The rear and front suspension are hydraulic and telescopic respectively. On top of that, it comes with 90/90 -12” alloy tires which are standard in all electric scooters. As for safety, it is equipped with a disc brake on the front and drum brakes on the rear. Ground clearance for T1.5 is 155mm, which might not be enough more clearing out higher speed bumps. But they will get the job done nonetheless. Another list of key features includes Zero Emission, Remote Control, 1-2-3 Power Mode, Regenerative Brake, and much more.
Vmoto T1.5 is available in five different color variations; Red, Black, Blue, Green, and White.
Vmoto T1.5 Key Specifications
- Model: T1.5
- Motor: 1500-Watt
- Battery: 30V 20Ah
- Range: 55km
- Max Speed: 45–50km/hr
- Charge Time: 6-8 hours
- Ground Clearance: 155mm
- Seating Capacity: 2
- Curb Weight: 95kg
- Brakes: Disk (Front) & Drum (Rear)
Vmoto T1.5 Electric Scooter Price in Nepal: Rs. 1,15,000
Vmoto T1.5 has its own unique list of features to set it apart from the competition. However, it does not make it more appealing in comparison. Okay, let me explain the pros and cons. First, it’s one hell of a light-weight scooter with a curb weight of just 95kg. This is one of the main selling points on the scooter. It will give riders comfort with swift handling. Another perk will be the after-sale service. Buyers will get 2-year free service support with an additional 1-year warranty on the scooter itself.
However, it also comes with a few shortcomings. The design looks very similar to NIU Civic, especially with the LED light placement. But that shouldn’t affect in the daily commute. My biggest complaint will be the battery and the range. Charging the battery for 6-8 hours for just 55km range doesn’t seem all that reasonable. And the speed is capped at 45-50km/hr.
I hope Vmoto counteracts these specific problems next time around. Other than that, the spec sheet fits for the asking price. Although, I will recommend you check out and compare a few other electric scooters like Benling’s Eagle King and NIU’s N1s before settling for the right one.
What do you think about Vmoto’s T1.5 eScooter? Is it worth the price? What are the things that you liked and disliked about this scooter? Tell us about it in the comments below!