Last-mile EV startup Yulu has announced the launch of its new electric two-wheeler, the Wynn.The new Yulu Wynn has been launched, the initial price is ¥55,555.Pre-orders are now open and the amount is fully refundable ¥999. Delivery will begin in mid-May.Prices after the introductory period will be ¥64,999. Yulu Wynn will be available first in Bengaluru before entering other cities later this year.
The Yulu Wynn is the next step for the company’s shared electric two-wheelers, which aim to become a last-mile mobility option available for purchase. The company says Wynn has several features, including keyless entry and instant home sharing. It also promises affordability through the company’s mobile subscription package, which reduces upfront cost of ownership by 40%. A driver’s license is not required to ride Yulu Wynn. The electric two-wheeler is available in two colors – Scarlet Red and Moonlight White.
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The Yulu Wynn will feature a swappable battery pack that can be swapped out in under a minute, extending range with zero turnaround time. Yulu and Magna’s joint venture – Yuma Energy network – will see the company set up switching stations across the country. Meanwhile, the battery can also be charged at home using a portable charger.
Amit Gupta, co-founder and CEO of Yulu, said of the new Wynn: “Since we started, we’ve had a ton of requests from ride-sharing users asking us to buy our smart electric vehicles for personal ownership. Hearing from our customers, we are excited to launch Wynn – our first fully owned vehicle. It is India’s first electric two-wheeler for Easy-Mobility, not only providing smart commuting options but also disrupting the entire Owning experience built on deep customer understanding and mobility technology that Yulu has built by running India’s largest shared last mile mobility service for millions of kilometers. It is a very attractive offering that will enable customers Pause, reassess and change their travel choices. Wynn will empower everyone to ‘freedom’ on their own terms.”
Rakesh Sharma, Executive Director, Bajaj Auto Ltd. said: “Mobility services in our country are still underserved and there is a lot of room for new mobility categories built around changing user needs. We are delighted to see Yulu enter personal mobility with Wynn areas, providing convenient mobility for a wide range of users. The Wynn will be built at our CTL factory and will have the same world-class quality as Bajaj vehicles.”
The Yulu Wynn will also feature connectivity to the Yulu mobile app, OTA updates, remote vehicle access and more. Anyone over the age of 16 can ride a Wynn without a driver’s license. Regardless of licensing requirements, we recommend wearing a helmet.
Yulu also brings mobile subscription packages that can be selected upon customer request. This enables customers to choose a battery-as-a-service option while leveraging Yuma Energy’s more than 100 touchpoints, which will increase to 500 by December of this year.
First published date: April 28, 2023 at 15:31 PM CST