Electric scooters seem to be talking over the cities, big and small. With their efficient electric motors and removable battery packs for convenient charging, electric scooters make perfect sense for short distance commuting: no matter if you are going to work, picking up groceries or just navigating the city. Today we suggest checking out some of the most exciting electric scooters that are just ready to hit the market.
Further reading: www.qooder.com/en/eqooder
Estimated pricing: $1,750 (after subsidy)
Further reading: www.atherenergy.com
Honda PCX Electric
The new PCX is the first all-electric scooter that was developed by the Honda Motor Company. The model’s 4-kilowatt electric motor is powered by a Honda Mobile Power Pack, which consists of 2 battery units good for 1 kilowatt-hour. As a result, the PCX is expected to deliver up 25 miles of riding on a charge. Just like many other electric scooter manufacturers, Honda made their batteries removable, thus contributing to easier and more convenient charging. For those, who are not ready to go all-electric yet, this scooter is also available in a hybrid version.
Estimated pricing: $3,699
Further reading: global.honda/products/motorshow/Tokyo2017/028.html
Estimated pricing: $1,420
Further reading: www.kymco.co.uk/kymco-ionex
Estimated pricing: $3,820
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Estimated pricing: $6,700
Further reading: www.torrotelectric.com
Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter Concept
Currently, the only electric production model offered by Harley is the Livewire motorcycles that is scheduled hit the market in August 2019. The company, however, has already announced plans to unveil 4 new lightweight electric models between 2020 and 2022. One of them is an all-electric city scooter that was previewed by a concept vehicle tested this January is Aspen. The model intends to offer agile and easy to maneuvers experience and attract younger riders, who want a vehicle that does not require a motorcycle license and features simple twist and go operation. It is also equipped with battery swap technology that will contribute to having a hassle-free charging experience.
Further reading: www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/electric.html
Kumpan 1954 Ri
The updated scooter lineup from this German manufacturer was presented back in 2018 at the International motorcycle trade fair in Milan. It received the name RI, featuring two improved retro models. The regular 1954 RI scooter features a less powerful 4 kilowatt motor, while its Sport version is fitted with 7kilowatt motor allowing for a maximum speed of 62 miles per hour. Both vehicles get equipped with up to 3 new generation removable batteries. When it comes to getting the maximum range, the base version offers more advantages as it delivers up to 116 miles on a charge, compared to 75 mi for the Ri S scooter.
Estimated pricing: $5,600/6,700
Further reading: https://www.kumpan-electric.com/de-de/produkte/modell-1954Ri.html
Estimated pricing: $2,555
Further reading: www.gogoro.com/smartscooter/3-series/plus/