Omega Seiki Mobility M1KA Electric Truck: Review
Modified On Jul 28, 2022 04:21 PM
The new light-duty, 5.5-tonne GVW light truck gets 180 km certified range
Taking a lead in the all-electric four-wheeler light truck segment in India, Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM)- the maker of all-electric vehicles has introduced the M1KA light truck with an electric powertrain. While the three-wheeler passenger and cargo carriers have been making a rapid shift towards EVs, the four-wheeler truck market is yet to take off in India.
Top truck brands are working around strategies to bring robust electric trucks for Indian last-mile and regional cargo operations suitable for local operating conditions at an affordable price point. Market leader Tata Motors has introduced the fully electric version of the legendary Tata Ace, besides the Ultra truck. Similarly, Ashok Leyland has a few EV light trucks in the works. OSM- the new player has taken a lead in bringing a full-electric, zero-emission truck in M1KA. We take a look at the key specifications of this truck
The M1KA light truck is suitable for urban applications, the specs of the truck point towards greater power and efficiency. The permanent magnet synchronous type driving motor, the 130 kW of power, and 415 Nm of torque make the truck quite capable to carry all kinds of cargo/logistics deliveries. The truck is a 5.5-tonne GVW category packed with a 537.6V, LiFe04 type battery pack with a capacity of 99.77 kWh.
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Besides the powertrain with top specs, the M1KA also gets equally stronger aggregates that support the truck to carry heavy cargo effortlessly. For example, the front suspension with fewer springs of front cross-section + double acting shock, at the rear is leaf spring suspension+ double acting shock. Then the rugged chassis, drum-type brakes and rugged front and rear axles along with 215/75R tyres in 17.5 inches.
The M1KA dimensions in a Length of 6040 mm x Width of 2160 mm x Height of 2270 mm. The wheelbase is 3360 mm, with a maximum speed of 90 kmpl, the for steep and higher climbing the gradeability is 90% and for the quick turnaround, the turning radius is 15m.
Take a look at the exterior profile, the M1KA appears modern and stylish with contemporary design cues. The nice front design with a compact cabin makes this truck quite attractive, the cabin 1995mm wide provides ample space for comfortable seating. The premium-looking Interiors with foldable seats and multifunctional steering wheel make the cabin upmarket.
You will give an integrated headlight, hazard light, turn light, a daytime running light, and 8 inches touchscreen on board. Also, the automatic transmission of this truck ensures smoother driving. Then the M1KA comes with fast options along with the standard charging mode.
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