BGauss Launches RUV350 in India at Rs 1.10 Lakh: Features and Performance

In Sport mode, BGauss RUV350 sprint from 0 to 40km/h in 5.8 seconds and reaches top speed of 75km/h

BGauss has introduced the RUV350 in India, priced at Rs 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom). The company will sell the RUV350 from July onwards at all 120 BGauss dealerships throughout India.

The electric scooter comes in three versions: RUV 350i (basic), RUV 350 EX (mid-range), and RUV 350 Max (top-end). The middle variant costs Rs 1.25 lakh, and the highest-spec model has a price tag of Rs 1.35 lakh. These prices are ex-showroom and part of the 2024 Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme (EMPS).

BGauss will manufacture the RUV350 at its factory in Chakan, Pune and features an all-metal body. Also, it includes 15 litres of storage space under the seat, a 5-inch color TFT touchscreen display, and a wide seat with contrasting stitching. Additionally, it has a 4.5 litre storage compartment under the floor for the charger.

BGauss RUV350 comes in three versions
Source: BGauss

Here are some of the Key Highlights

The RUV350’s 3kWh battery, which has an IP67 rating and is housed in aluminum, powers the rear-wheel mounted permanent magnet synchronous motor through an in-wheel hyper-drive system.

The motor generates 4.6bhp and 165Nm of torque. The scooter offers three riding modes: Eco, Ride, and Sport. In Sport mode, it accelerates from 0 to 40km/h in 5.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 75km/h.

The Max model has a range of 120 km, while the 350i and 350 EX models each have a range of 90 km. BGauss provides three different chargers for the scooter. With a 500W charger, you can charge the battery in 6 hours and 50 minutes. However, with an 840W charger, an e-scooter takes 3 hours and 55 minutes and 2 hours and 35 minutes with a 1350W charger.

The mid-range and top-end models feature a 5-inch TFT instrument console that can connect to smartphones for turn-by-turn navigation and notifications for calls and SMS. In contrast, the base model has an LCD console.

The e-scooter’s hardware includes:

  • Tubular chassis
  • Telescopic front fork
  • Rear single shock absorber
  • Drum brakes (130mm) on both ends
  • 16-inch alloy wheels

Additionally, it has a kerb weight of 122 kg, a seat height of 785mm, and a payload capacity of 150 kg.

The Max model has a range of 120 km, while the 350i and 350 EX models each have a range of 90 km

Market Competition

BGauss RUV350 will compete with several models in its segment. However, it will depend on which variant you will buy. Some of the rivals of RUV350 are the Ola S1 Air and Pro, Ather 450S, Ather Rizta Z (3.7kWh), Ampere Nexus EX, and TVS iQube (2.2kWh).