Honda Benly E Spied
The scooter features a large luggage rack

Honda Benly e spied testing again, boasts of a maximum range of 87 Km

Honda is expected to launch its first EV in the country, the Benly e any time soon as it has been spied testing again. Though it’s targeted at the small businesses which require an EV for cost-effective transportation, Honda might also launch variants for general public.

Revealed in 2019, the scooter comes in 4 variants – Benly e I, Benly e I Pro, Benly e II and Benly e II Pro. It gets a LED headlight, a digital cluster, and an accessory power socket.

Honda Benly E Spied Side
There’s a luggage carrier even at the front

The Honda Benly e I and I Pro come powered by a 3.75 HP electric motor putting out 13 Nm of torque, while the Benly e II and II Pro feature a 5.6 HP motor that makes 15 Nm.

Two 48 V lithium-ion batteries which Honda calls the ‘Mobile Power Pack’ (MPP) provide juice to the scooter’s electric motor. Each 20.8 Ah pack is detachable and swappable.

Honda Benly E Spied Front
The scooter sports Honda’s signature star alloy wheels

Range per charge is 87 km (at 30 km/hr on a flat road) for Benly e I and I Pro and 43 km (at 60 km/hr on a flat road) for Benly e II and II Pro. If the batteries run flat, they have to be detached and connected to dedicated chargers.

Honda claims the Benly e can climb hills up to a 12-degree incline with cargo (30 kg for Benly e I and I Pro and 60 kg for for Benly e II and II Pro), while there is a reverse assist feature as well.

Honda Benly E Spied Trademark
The name has been trademarked in 2019

Riding on 12-inch front wheel (90/90-section rubber) and 10-inch rear wheel (110/90-section tyre), the electric scooter that weighs between 125 kg and 130 kg, has combined braking system (CBS). The scooter has been already patented in India.

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