Government is giving a big push to boom the Electric vehicle’s market in India and Electric Vehicle start-ups are emerging rampantly across the country. EV market is at its initial stage in India and Okinawa Autotech is trying to set the standards in Indian EV market. Okinawa made its debut in the EV market by launching the entry-level product called “Ridge”. Now, company has launched its flagship- Okinawa Praise. Company is claiming that Okinawa Praise is the fastest electric scooter in Country with a top-speed of 75 km per hour with lead acid Battery. Okinawa claims that Battery can be fully charged within the time frame of 6-8 Hours and Praise can get a range of approximately 200 KM in a single charge which is quiet impressive.

Okinawa Praise - Launched
Okinawa Praise – Launched


Praise comes with 3 driving modes called Eco, Sporty and Turbo. We have seen this kind feature in a scooter for the very first time.  In Eco mode, top speed will be limited to 35kmph. With Sporty mode, rider can go up to the speed of 65kmph and Turbo Mode concentrates on power and gives a maximum speed of 75 kmph which is very impressive if we look the current E-scooters available in the market.

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Okinawa Praise - Launched
Okinawa Praise – Launched

On Design perspective, Praise e-scooter gets full marks. With its sporty design Okinawa praise can easily catch the attention of Indian Youth and can meet the expectations of Indian scooter market. Its gets a Premium Plastic body with a sporty and attractive LED headlamp with Daytime running headlights. On the backside, it gets a LED tail lamps and indicators. Praise also provide an ample space of 19.5 liters beneath the seat with glove box upfront. Telescopic forks on the front and twin shock absorbers on the back, are given the responsibilities to give the rider an enjoyable ride.

Okinawa Praise - rear view
Okinawa Praise – rear view

Okinawa praise is carrying a lots of techs and feature and setting the standards for new entrants in the EV market. Okinawa Praise is loaded with features like side stand sensor, anti-theft sensor, Keyless ignition, USB charging point with a Location tracking feature of vehicle.

When it comes to comes to power generation, it produces approximately 2500 watts of power and 40 nm of torque with the help of 1000 watt of mounted motor. Okinawa is also planning to introduce another version of its flagship in future which will be carrying a 45mAh Li-ion battery. Li-ion batteries are well known for their faster charging feature with less weigh as compared to other batteries. Li-ion battery can be charged within 2hours with quick charging feature. This will improve the overall performance of this flagship.

Okinawa Praise - digital console
Okinawa Praise – digital console

Okinawa Praise E-scooter is available with EX-showroom price of Rs.59,889 (Delhi). Although it’s totally a new segment and Okinawa Praise does not have any rival at this moment but still it will give a tough competition (fingers crossed) to Players like TVS Jupiter, Suzuki Access and Honda Activa and Grazia.

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Santosh is Founder member of WheelBHP, an MBA Professional and automotive nut, a biker by heart. He is easily attracted towards cars and bikes and he has passion for these since he was too young (a school boy). His passion went so strong that he finally ended up writing blog about auto world and this led him to WheelBHP. Well, he likes to keep things shorted well and this makes him manage his work and blogging life together without any miss. The journey to WheelBHP was although not easy for him considering his professional and love life (which he referes to auto blogging) yet the enthusiasm and support from his friends and family made him stand and go ahead with what he likes the most..