ARI Motors Electric Vehicles

ARI Motors mit PritscheARI 458 Pickup from 11.700 EUR (plus VAT)

ARI 458 Box from 12.100 EUR (plus VAT)

Cargo mopedsCargo mopeds from 2.995 EUR (plus VAT)

ARI 901 electric van from 29.995 EUR (plus VAT)


ARI Motors offers small and flexible electric transporters as well as low-priced electric passenger cars for 2 or 4 persons. With the ARI 901, a large electric transporter with a payload of around 900 kg and many body variants is also on offer. Our vehicles are specifically designed for usage in city centres, parks, green spaces as well as factories, stations and airports.

Space For Individual Ideas

The adaptable loading bed of the ARI Motors utility vehicles can be customized according to your wishes: as box, tipper, pickup or with a tarpaulin structure. Thereby, a load capacity of 531 kg and a load volume of up to 2.5 m³ is available while the passenger cars can hold 2 or 4 persons. With the ARI 901, a payload of around 900 kg and a load volume of up to 7.6 m³ are possible.

RANGE OF UP TO 495 KM (307 Mi.)

With the standard lead gel battery the range is up to 120 km (75 mi.), while with the optionally available LiFePO4 battery the vehicle can drive up to 495 km (307 mi.). Also available are solar cells for the box truck that extend the range as far as 525 km (326 mi.). The ARI 901 has a range of around 240 to 260 km (149 to 161 mi.), depending on the body structure.

The Extensive Features And Equipment Of The ARI Motors Vehicles

Batteries Always Included

All ARI Motors vehicles come with batteries that are included in the price and will not be charged separately or by a monthly fee.

Extensive Standard Equipment

Already in the basic version the vehicles are equipped with electric windows, a radio including touchscreen and rear view camera, remote central locking, interior heating, a panoramic glass roof with sunblind as well as LED daytime running lights.

Useful Additional Features

Additionally available features include air conditioning, a LiFePO4 battery, power steering, bumpers (front and back), a full-size spare wheel, winter tires as well as additional doors and solar cells for the vehicles with box bodies.

Technical Data of the ARI 458 and Passenger Vehicles

Top speed:78 Km/h (48 mph)
Range at 40 km/h (25 mph120 km (75 mi.), optional up to 495 km (307 mi.)
Tire size145/70R12
Rim typeAlloy rims
BrakesDisc brakes on all four wheels
Driving typeRear-wheel drive
MotorAC motor
Power7,5 kW
Consumption with full load on 100 km (62 mi.)6 – 8 kWh
Number of batteries6
Battery capacity100 – 2 x 277 Ah
Charging time6-8 hours
Charging voltage220V

The ARI Electric Transport Vehicle In Action

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All ARI Motors vehicles come with the battery, so that no extra rent or lease is necessary. Apart from the purchase price there are no further costs.

Depending on how empty the battery is at the point, the charging takes 6 to 8 hours at a conventional 220V outlet. A fast-charging capability is not available by now, due to costs.

The lead gel batteries are designed for ca. 900 charging processes. After these, the capacity will decrease by approximately 10% every year. A new set of lead gel batteries currently costs about 1.600 EUR.

The lithium battery lasts approximately 1.400 charging processes, before decreasing in capacity by 10% every year. A replacement has a price of ca. 2.600 EUR.

With the electric transporter ARI 458 as well as the passenger vehicles, you have the choice between the standard SLA lead battery and the optionally available LiFePO4 batteries in different versions. The SLA batteries have the advantage that they are maintenance-free, robust and inexpensive. However, they are also very heavy with approximitely 200 kg. The LiFePO4 batteries, on the other hand, are significantly lighter at around 90 kg, which can increase the payload.

LiFePO4 batteries are also more powerful, which means that longer ranges of up to 495 km  (308 mi.) are possible with the ARI 458. In addition, they have a longer shelf life: while lead batteries have a service life of 900 – 1,000 charging cycles, the LiFePO4 batteries have more than 5,000. This means that the additional costs when buying (e.g. 2.600 euros for the LiFePO4 battery with a range of 150 km (93 mi.) can be offset in the long term. The guarantee period is 4 years or 60.000 kilometers, while SLA batteries have a 6 month guarantee followed by an 18 month warranty.

If you would like more information about which battery is best suited for your application, write to us directly by email at

In principle, ARI Motors electric vehicles can be repaired in any car workshop, as circuit diagrams and repair instructions are made available to them when required. Many spare parts can also be ordered from spare parts shops or the ARI Motors online shop and can be delivered in around 48 hours to Germany and Austria. The delivery time can vary in other countries.

Depending on the way of driving, the vehicle can reach approximately 120 km (75 mi.) with the lead gel battery and up to 495 km (307 mi.) with the lithium-ion battery. We are examining the ranges on a regular basis with electrical as well as cargo loads in warm and cold temperatures. As with combustion engines, anticipatory driving helps to minimize the power consumption and thereby increases the range. If the stated ranges still seem too small to you, we recommend our solar panel for all box bodies to refuel the battery for free with solar energy. This can lead to approximately 30 km (19 mi.) more range.

The vehicle can be directly charged via a customary 220V outlet without the need of a separate wall box or charging station. Moreover, the outlet does not have to be fused.

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