Japanese automaker Yamaha is moving in this direction with the increasing popularity of electric vehicles, you may recall that the concept version of the Yamaha E01 was showcased by the Japanese brand two years ago at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. Which has recently been seen during testing.
The spy shots that have surfaced are of the much-awaited E01 e-scooter circulating in Japan. Although this scooter does not look like just a prototype, then it can be said that it is close to production. If media reports are to be believed, Yamaha is planning to organize a media drive in Japan soon to get the first inputs.
Since the new scooter is completely covered, not much information has been found about its design, but it can be said that it is very similar to the E01 concept, which on a closer look closely resembles the design of Yamaha’s flagship superbike YZF R1. Looks inspired. The Yamaha E01, on the other hand, is likely to get the same dimensions as the NMax maxi scooter from the brand.
However, with respect to the concept prototype, the final production-spec model is expected to get a number of changes. The Yamaha E01’s test mules come equipped with a large apron with a flat nose, which houses the twin-beam headlamps as well as the charging port. On the other hand, features like single-piece, wide saddle and chunky grab rails on the floating tail section make the scooter more practical.
Yamaha may launch E01 with swappable battery technology, although its mechanical features have not been revealed yet, while there is no news of confirmation of the launch of this new electric scooter in India, but it is definitely certain, That Yamaha India is planning to launch electric scooters in future to capitalize on India’s growing EV segment.