Ather Rizta is a Perfect Family Electric Scooter

Ather Energy, one of India’s leading electric scooter manufacturers, launched the Rizta, its first family scooter. The Rizta is a compelling option for those who are looking to purchase a practical electric scooter, offering ample storage, a large seat and great deal of comfort, convenience and safety. It feels easy and light to handle and has been packed with exciting features that enhance the overall riding experience.
Design, Space, and Comfort
The Rizta has a modern look and comes in a variety of vibrant and appealing colours. Keeping the comfort and convenience of a typical Indian family in mind, the Rizta has a large seat, massive under seat storage space and a spacious floorboard. Ather Rizta has the longest seat in the segment and is large enough for two full-grown adults and a bag. The Rizta offers a well designed 34 litres of boot space which is one of the largest in the segment. The Rizta boot can comfortably fit a full face and a half face helmet and yet have space to store some more items. The storage compartment also includes a charging slot that can be used to charge mobile and other small electronic items. The Rizta also has a small storage compartment under the seat called the joey pocket for storing small items such as a wallet, keys and a cleaning cloth.

Ather has prioritised enhancing rider and pillion comfort for urban commuting with the Rizta and has introduced one of the most comfortable scooter seats in the segment. Rizta’s seat has a thick and firm foam structure offering a comfortable yet stable seating posture. Enhancing pillion comfort, Ather has introduced a pillion backrest that offers excellent lumbar support and safety. The backrest will be included in both the Rizta Z variants and will be offered as an accessory on the Rizta S.
Performance and range
The Rizta S and Rizta Z with the 2.9 kWh battery offer an IDC range of 123 km and the Rizta Z with the 3.7 kWh battery offers that of 159 km on a single charge. With a top speed of 80km/h, the scooter has two modes- Zip mode and SmartEco mode. The linear throttle response of the product makes it easy for riders of all skill-levels to ride the scooter and can be easily ridden on steep slopes in parking lots. Overall, the Rizta offers a comfortable city riding experience.

The scooter also comes with Ather’s Magic Twist feature, which is an evolution of conventional regenerative braking, can bring the scooter to a complete halt and works even at 100% battery charge. With the Magic Twist, users can brake with negative input on the throttle. It is highly intuitive, innovative, fun and is extremely practical and convenient in city riding conditions.

Uncompromising Safety
Ather Energy has prioritized safety for two-wheeler riders by incorporating multiple safety features into its products. With the Rizta, Ather introduces SkidControl™, a proprietary traction control system that manages motor torque to prevent loss of traction on low-friction surfaces like gravel, sand, water, or oil. Other safety features include FallSafeTM which switches off the motor once it detects a fall and Emergency Stop System which flashes the tail light rapidly to indicate to the vehicle behind that you’re coming to a sudden halt.
In addition, the software enabled ‘Live Location Sharing’ which is a part of the new AtherStack 6, allows riders to share their location with a preset contact in just a few clicks and enhances the safety of riders in emergency situations.

Cutting-Edge Technology and Connectivity
The Ather Rizta features a 7-inch colour TFT dashboard for advanced functionality. Riders can connect smartphones via Bluetooth, access real-time navigation, monitor battery levels, and receive software updates.

The AtherStack 6, which is the latest upgrade to the software stack that powers the user experience on Ather scooters, has a host of features that are truly a boon to the rider. WhatsApp on the dashboard allows you to read your messages while the vehicle is stationary. The ‘Ping my scooter’ feature helps locate the scooter using audio and visual cues via the Ather App. Alexa integration enables voice commands for various functions. The new mobile app offers a personalized and seamless experience, featuring a new interface and WidgetX for contextual home screen information. The app provides details about ride history insights, savings from switching to EV, and commemorates various milestones.
Ather Rizta-Your next best purchase!

Offering a refined ownership experience, the Rizta is a comfortable, practical, and dependable scooter that everyone in the family can enjoy. Its spacious design, intuitive controls, and thoughtful touches make it a compelling option for those seeking a dependable and enjoyable ride. It truly excels in providing a balanced and user-friendly experience, making it well worth its price.

Availability and Pricing
Bookings are open with deliveries starting in June 2024. The Rizta S with a 2.9 kWh battery is priced at INR 1,09,999. The Rizta Z with 2.9 kWh and 3.7 kWh batteries are priced at INR 124,999 and INR 144,999 respectively (ex-showroom Bengaluru).

The Rizta S is available in three monotone colors, and the Rizta Z comes in seven colors, including three monotone and four dual-tone options, ideal for daily commutes and short-distance travel.
For more information about the Ather Rizta and to place your pre-order, please visit Ather Energy.