Electric scooters are a convenient vehicle for traveling as it runs on batteries and there is no fuel required. Electric scooters are easy to ride and they do not add to your carbon footprint. They are great for kids, teenagers, and adults.
Electric scooters cost less than electric cars and give excellent performance. Also, with their foldable design you can carry them wherever you want. They are a plug-in-charge-and-go vehicle. Just throttle and you are ready to go. Here is a list of the top 5 electric scooters of 2016.
1) Fuzion V1000
Fuzion’s V1000 was created using the latest technology and highest quality components that resulted in the industry’s leading transportation vehicle. The V-1000 delivers a maximum speed of 18 mph and it can easily carry riders weighing up to 250 lbs. The V-1000 uses Lithium Ion Phosphate batteries that give long life performance and very minimal carbon footprint.
It has a powerful 500 W brushless hub motor combined with the rear wheel, which wipes out the need to have chains and gears. The Fuzion V1000 packs a battery status LED display and a fingertip throttle control. It is priced at $1,100 and can be directly bought from Fuzion’s website.
2) Razor E300
The Razor E300 can speed up to 15 mph and supports riders weighing up to 220 pounds. Tube-shaped steel forms the frames and cables for the accelerator. The brake is extended loosely from the deck to handlebars. The deck is wide and the surface of the deck is made up of nonskid material.
The Razor E300 can run for about 40 minutes on a charge. The Razor E300 has no lights or locks. The Razor E300’s big tires make it a good ride for small distances The Razor E300 is priced at $270.
3) Glion Dolly
The Glion Dolly can carry the weight of an average adult at 15 mph with up to 15 miles range per charge. Glion Dolly claims to travel for 500 miles on $1 of electricity. The bike combines a Samsung lithium ion batteries, electric brake, 250-watt hub motor, and honeycomb tires. The Glion Dolly weighs only 28 lbs and can be carried anywhere you want. It takes almost 3 and a half hours to charge the bike 100%.
It has a robust and dependable electric motor located inside of the rear wheel. It requires no chains, or gears, or grease. The Glion Dolly has an electric anti-lock brake that is located inside the hub motor. The frame of the scooter is made of air-craft grade aluminum alloy. It has got electric water resistant controls with wires hidden inside the frame.
4) M5 Air
EcoReco’s M5 Air is an electric scooter with up to 15 miles of range and a top speed of 20 miles per hour. It is a little heavy at 35 pounds. It takes about 3 to 4 hours to charge it fully. The M5 Air incorporates Energy Recovery Braking, which harvests the kinetic energy to recharge the battery when the brake is pressed.
It also comes with a universal gadget mount for a phone, a digital camera, GoPro, and other accessories. It packs an LED-backlit dashboard, safe-start acceleration, and 2-Stage smart brake. The M5 Air is priced at $1,099
The Swagger is a stylish electric scooter crafted with highest quality materials and a carbon-fiber frame. The scooter is capable of taking up to 250lbs of weight. Swagger is powered with a 24v Lithium-Ion battery that runs up to 15 miles on a single charge. It takes just 1 and a half hours to charge the scooter. The scooter is extremely light at just 15 lbs. The Swagger is available for just $400.
Electric scooters are great as they are easy to ride, not very costly, and help you play your part to reduce carbon footprint. You don’t need driving classes to learn to ride an electric scooter. These scooters come with high-quality batteries and are durable. Also, there are many circuit breakers, safety switchgear, power controllers to make their use safe for all age groups.