Indigenous Iranian electric motorcycles to enter the market

Iran will soon have a new range of locally developed electric motorcycles and scooters to go on sale.

Bana Sharif Electric Vehicle Development Group is a joint venture between Jahanro Company and the Sharif University of Technology with an aim to develop electric two-wheelers and environment-friendly technologies. News outlet Iran Front Page has reported that the group will soon be launching electric motorcycles in the Iranian market and the product is ready.

The group’s CEO, Mr Pouyan Ahmadizadeh has said that the company has completed all the processes of developing the electric motorcycle, including designing, prototyping and manufacturing. He also said that the prototype of the electric bike is fully ready and the licenses required to enter the market have been obtained. Mr Ahmadizadeh added that the battery of the electric motorcycle, one of the main components, will be guaranteed by the company for two years. The new electric vehicle is expected to offer a range of up to 65 km in a single charge and is to be unveiled soon.

Jahanro already has two electric scooters in its portfolio – E-Run and E-Jahanro. The E-Run is powered by a 72 V 2 kWh battery pack and makes a maximum power of 3 kW. It can be charged to full capacity in two to three hours and offers a range of up to 60 km and has a top speed of 70 km. It weighs 120 kg and comes equipped with front and rear hydraulic disc brakes. The company is also listing motorcycles from Chinese brand CFMoto as well as ATVs and commuter bikes, but it seems that the long-term vision is to sell more products that are original from start to finish.

The E-Jahanro makes a maximum power of 4 kW, offers a range of 80 to 90 km per charge and has a maximum speed of 72 km/h. This scooter comes with front and rear disc brakes.