The launch of Ultraviolette F77 electric bike in India is really great news for sports bike lovers who can now try their hands on First all-electric entry-level performance bike in India.
Ultraviolette has kept three color options for its F77 e-bike, which are Lightning, shadow and Laser. Ultraviolette F77 electric bike is a good blend of style, robustness, performance, power and design which is very much clarified by the details and facts mentioned below.
Before I get into the technical specifications in details let’s get a glimpse of F77 e-bike design.
Ultraviolette F77 Electric Bike Suspension Design & Styling
With its matte black chassis color F77 e-motorcycle is available in three colors namely Airstrike, Shadow and Laser.
The color or its suspension is Glass hot red whereas the aluminum rims are painted in slate grey. Handlebar switches remains matte black to blend with the chassis with electric micro switch carrying an LED backlight.
It has been fitted with an ultra-modern dashboard carrying ultra-High-brightness Automotive TFT ( Thin Film Transistor) for the display.
To protect the rider against any accident F77 e-bike is fitted with a crash guard which is again painted in Matte Black.
Wheelbase is of 1340mm with seat height of 800mm. Motorcycle’s steering head of the frame which is generally known as Rake is 23.5 Degree. This e-bike has a trail of 89 mm and the total Kerb weight is 158 Kg.
Suspension & Brake
The bike has front and rear suspension system isolated to each other. Front suspension is having inverted cartridge type forks whereas rear suspension is fitted with 12 mm piston carrying an adjustable preload spring which acts as shock absorber.
F77 Electric bike brake system is actually a hydraulic disc brake having dual channel ABS (Antilock Brake System) which helps to prevent skidding of bike and acts as a safety mechanism.
Ultraviolette F77 Electric Bike Performance with Acceleration and Range
It is one of the most powerful electric bikes which have been released till now with an electric motor with power output of 25KW @2250 RPM.
If we talk about the acceleration it can go from 0-60 KM/h in just 2.9 seconds and 0-100 KM/h in 7.5 seconds.
Maximum torque (Motor/Wheel) generation capacity is 90Nm/450Nm. Maximum Horsepower output is 33.5Hp @2250 RPM.
F77 Top Speed
Ultraviolette F77 has not only having a good acceleration but it can also travel at a good speed too. Maximum Speed of F77 electric bike is 147 Km/h.
But one must never ride at the top speed of the bike looking towards the various road and vehicle safeties.
Range of F77 ebike on single full charge
The maximum range claimed by the company is 140-150 Km in one full charge but, there are multiple factors which can be responsible for the variation in maximum range given by a fully charged battery.
These factors include the temperature, road conditions, riding pattern of the rider, up or down slope on the way etc.
The smart app has a learning algorithm, which keep on tracking the various data during each ride and keep on updating the estimated ARAI for different speeds like at 30km/h, 40KM/h, 60KM/h and so on.
Ultraviolette F77 Battery System and Charging
This e-bike comes with Energy modules each having 3 Modular Li ion battery packs with maximum capacity of 4.2kWh. F77 e-motorcycle comes with 1000W standard charger which is mounted on bike itself and it has also had an additional 3000W portable charger.
It takes around 5 Hr to fully charge a battery in standard mode whereas in fast charging it gets completed in just One and a Half Hour (1 ½ Hr).
Battery is supported by bi-directional high current connector and CCS charge port. Battery has extreme shock and vibration withstanding capability to handle the rugged environments.
There is a warning system too which triggers a warning signal in-case of access temperature but normally situations doesn’t arise due to a heat dissipation technology.
F77 Drive Train, Drive modes and Transmission
Ultraviolette electric bike’s throttle control is fitted with dual Hall Effect sensor having a zero positon micro switch. It has a back gear too provided by reverse control.
There are three different modes for riding. The eco mode gives more efficiency and long range with moderate speed. Sports mode is for high speed and acceleration and the last one is insane mode.
F77 e-bike transmission is provided by 46T/14T 50X- ring chain drive. The bike has single reduction helical gear box.
F77 Electric Bike User Interface and Smart Features
User interface of F77 electric bike is having iOS and an Android based smartphone app which supports Bluetooth connectivity.
This user interface contains various features like Arm/Disarm vehicle mode switching, indicator controls, headlamp controls, electronic horn, USB phone charging, and customized ride modes etc.
If we take a tour of Smart features then no other existing two wheeler can match the standards of Ultraviolette F77 electric bike in India.
Starting with Ambient Light Sensors it has various other sensors for temperature, current, voltage, active tracking, vehicle efficiency, shock along with shock and impact sensors for fall and crash detection.
If there is any error in the bike, it will automatically detect and report through Ultraviolette smartphone App. F77 e-bike GPS/GLONASS system provides you with real time velocity and pin point location with ride history.
Smartness doesn’t end here because it has a 9-axis Inertial Measurement Unit too which helps the rider by providing ride analytics with the help of pre-fitted accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope and sensor fusion technology.
Headlights are switched on/off automatically. F77 e-bike has an integrated eSIM which supports LTE connectivity with 3G/2G.
Ultraviolette F77 electric Bike Service and Warranty
Most of us generally has a thought in mind that if this bike doesn’t have oil filter, fuel filter and even one need not to change any kind of engine oil too then what kind of maintenance does it need and what is the warranty of batteries fitted?
So, I would like to clarify this to you that even electric bikes do need servicing but the cost and the frequency of service is very less than that of a conventional bike.
All the details and a servicing schedule is always provided by the authorized dealers at the time of purchase and each time a user is updated with the next date after carrying out the servicing.
Now, coming to the warranty of Battery; company has planned to come up with a battery warranty program which will be given at the time of purchase to ensure the guarantees through the entire lifecyle of this electric bike.
Although for your kind information, I would like to tell you that the Ultravioletter F77 e-bike Battery has been designed to give you ride for more than 100,000 KM.
F77 Electric Bike Rain Safety
F77 e-motorcycle uses a sealed motor powered by electronic modules. The battery of F77 electric bike has also got IP67 rating which means that even if you keep this battery in one meter deep water body for a time period of half an hour than also your battery remains safe.
So now you should not be bothered even if driving in the rain. The electronic safety of this electric vehicle has been designed keeping in mind the Indian conditions.
Conclusion: How worth is Ultraviolette F77 Electric bike in India?
If you are ready to draw a conclusion about this e-bike then let me tell you that this bike will create a new history in the world of electric bikes in future.
Looking towards the design, styling, safety, battery range, fast charging, top speed and other smart features one can easily say that the company has not left any stone unturned.
It is just a matter of time when bike lovers would understand the futuristic needs and accept electric bikes over the conventional ones. But, sooner or later the competitors will not sit idle.
Other companies have also jumped into the market of electric bikes in India thus F77 e-bike may also face some challenges against its competitors like Orxa Mantis being launched with similar price tag and almost parallel features.
A Brief About the manufacturers of F77 e-bike in India
Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd. is Banglore based company founded by Mr. Narayan Subramaniam & Mr Niraj Rajmohan in Dec 2015.
This company is progressing in the field of electric two wheelers and energy infrastructure segment in India. Their motto is to live by design, technology and user experience.
The mission of the company is to redefine mobility by producing high end electric bikes in India keeping in mind the futuristic needs and technology.