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I want Mantis.

We have planned test drive events in selected cities. You can reserve your Mantis from our website and we will invite you for the test drive event.

How to book for a test drive? or How to pre-order Mantis? or How Mantis reservation works?

Currently, a test drive is available for Mumbai and Bangalore. You can book a test drive for these cities through ‘RESERVE NOW’ option from our website here .

How much do I have to pay for the test drive event? Why?

We take ₹999/- for test drive event to keep it exclusive. And this amount is taken as a pre-order amount once you confirm your order after the test drive. This ₹999/- is 100% refundable against cancellation and only 2% bank transaction charges are applied.

Is the reservation/pre-booking amount 100% refundable?

Yes, It is 100% refundable. Only 2% of bank transaction charges will be deducted from the pre-booking amount.

When and where test drive will be held for cities mentioned on the website?

Check out the test-drive schedule here. Test drive event will be exclusive for those who reserve/pre-order Mantis. Venue and timing will be informed prior to the event.

When Mantis will be delivered for these cities?

We will start delivering ‘Mantis’ from February 2020 via authorized dealers.

I am not from the city you have listed still I want to purchase it, how can I?

We are working tirelessly to expand to other cities. Please follow us on social media to get the latest updates. Our social media handles are at the bottom of this page.

Can I buy this in a listed city and take it to my city?

We don’t advise you to do so, as we won’t be able to provide any service support.

Can I ride Mantis?

From school kids to office goers, Mantis is designed to be comfortable for anyone under 6ft 1inch.

If my commute distance is more than 30 km in a day, should I buy this bike?

We don’t advise you to buy ‘Mantis’ in this scenario. Because ‘Mantis’ is intended for daily commuters with travel distance less than 30km.

I have ordered Mantis, how can check my order details?

From My account page, you can check your order details.

Where is the Experience Center located?

Our one and only Experience Center is in Ahmedabad:
Greenvolt Mobility,
GF, MSK complex, Nr. Jahanvee restaurant,
Opp. Gulbai Tekra BRTS bus stand,
University area, Ahmedabad-380015

How to become a dealer?

Kindly check our Contact Us page.

Is it a single-seater or two-seater bike?

Mantis is designed as a single-seater only and all the components are made keeping that in mind.

How much weight can it take?

It can take up to 100kg impacting speed and range in accordance with this.

What is the weight?

The total weight of ‘Mantis’ is 45kg.

Does it have pedals?

‘No. Whereas the regular cycles weigh below 20 kg and it is easy to pedal those, mantis weighs 45 kg and it is designed as bike, not a cycle.

What is the actual range?

You can drive up to 50km in a single charge. Range may vary depending on the usage.

What is the top speed? Isn’t it low?

‘Mantis’ has a top speed of 25kmph. As per Govt. rules for e-vehicle with power under 250W, maximum allowed speed is 25kmph. Because of this, there is no need for registration, PUC or driving license for ‘Mantis’.
It is low if you use it as a primary mode of commute. In traffic or traveling in a radius of 10-15 km, you won’t feel the difference. Generally, the average speed of any vehicle in traffic is <25kmph.

Does it have suspension?

No, it doesn’t. In accordance with the design and intended use of ‘Mantis’, there is no need for suspension. Suspension duties are being performed by tires as we maintain air pressure of <25 psi.

Can I ride it in a hilly area?

Yes. Mantis is designed as per grade ability norms of Electric vehicles.

How to lock Mantis in a crowded area?

There are 3 locks provided.

  • Controller lock to immobilized Mantis.
  • Battery lock to lock removable battery onto Mantis.
  • Sturdy pole lock

In high-risk areas, you can carry removable battery with you.

Is it 100% weatherproof?

Yes, ‘Mantis’ can be used in any weather conditions and you may wash it directly. We advise taking caution while driving around knee-deep water clogged areas as water pressure may lead to exposure.
Proper usage will be instructed at the time of test rides and delivery.

What is a lifetime warranty?

The estimated lifespan of ‘Mantis’ is 5years. Components with a lifetime warranty are covered for this duration only.

How to charge the battery? And how much time it takes to charge it up to 100%?

We provide our proprietary 3-pin charger with Mantis. You can plug this 3-pin charger into any 5A socket. In 2.5hrs, the battery is fully charged and it is ready to use. No need of overnight charging.

What is the battery life?

Battery life is 4years. And the battery is under warranty for 3years.

Do you sell separate batteries?

We don’t sell batteries separately.

Is nameplate customizable?

Yes, we will deliver customized nameplates. Details for these will be taken prior to delivery.

Is the carrier available?

Yes, the carrier will be available as add-on accessories at the time of delivery.

Are any accessories available?

Yes, add-on accessories will be available very soon.
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