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How to convert petrol bike to electric in India 2021

The demand for electric vehicles is increasing day by day and it is beneficial for us to switch to electric vehicles. The Indian government is giving lots of benefits to the buyers of an electric vehicles.

But the problem is, the good electric vehicles which are available in the market are very expensive. So what is the solution for this, the answer is to convert your old vehicle to electric.

convert petrol bike to electric using 2kW motor
convert petrol bike to electric

Not everyone can afford the good performance electric bike which is currently available in the market like SVM prana, Revolt RV400, and other. So best option for them to convert petrol bike to electric.

Converting a petrol bike to electric can be a very good option for those who love their old bike and don’t want to leave it.

Also see: Top 5 best electric bike in India 2021 | Electric bikes with a high range

Things which are needed to convert petrol bike to electric:

convert petrol bike to electric
convert petrol bike to electric using electric bike conversion kit
  • Old bike
  • Hub motor or Chain drive motor
  • Motor controller
  • Accelerator
  • Motor moiunting plate
  • Throttle set
  • Key lock
  • Digital meter
  • Safety converter
  • Battery pack

If you are confused about which electric motorcycle conversion kit you should buy then you should check out this Top 5 Best electric motorcycle conversion kit in India.

How to convert petrol bike to electric

To convert your old petrol bike to electric you need to figure out what is your requirement for example if you need better performance with good speed then you should go for higher capacity motor and if your usage are normal then you can go for mid-range motor like 0.8 kW to 1 kW motor.

To know how to convert petrol bike to electric watch this amazing video of Indian creative youtube channel about how to convert old petrol bike to electric using chain drive motor.

How to convert petrol bike to hybrid bike

You can also convert your petrol bike to a hybrid bike as well to know how to convert a petrol bike to a hybrid bike watch this video of Creative science youtube channel. He uses a 2kW hub motor for converting.

Convert petrol bike to electric FAQ’s

Yes, you can convert your old petrol bike to electric.

In India, you can get the electric motorcycle conversion kit for the price around Rs 20,000 - 30,000 for the hub motor kit. The overall cost of converting an old petrol bike to electric will be around Rs 35000/-

As compared to the price of the new electric bike, the bike conversion kits are worth it.

You should choose the best motor as per your requirement for example if you need better performance with good speed then you should go for a higher capacity motor and if your usage are normal then you can go for mid-range motor like 0.8 kW to 1 kW motor.

The approximate top speed you can get with a 1000w is around 50 Kmph

The approximate top speed you can get with a 2000w is around 70-75 Kmph

Obaidullah khan founder of wheelsupdates.com
obaidullah khan
Hi, I am obaidullah khan a bike and car enthusiasts who love car and bike from childhood. Ridding a bike gives me next level feeling and i love driving luxury car. My favorite and dream motorcycle is Kawasaki ZX10R and my favorite and dream car is BMW 7 series. I am not a fan of sports car but i would love to have Ford Mustang.