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Bramo has developed an electric motor cycle called the Enertia. The motorbike uses a permanent magnet DC motor and 76.8V Valance Li battery pack to give it a top speed of 50 mph and a range of up to 45 miles.
The bike is based around a carbon fiber monocoque body gives makes the Enertia exceptionally light, it weighs in at just 275 lbs, has a 55 inch wheel base and a seat height of 33 inches. Power output can be manually adjusted from 40% to 100%, allowing the rider to select for range or performance. It is designed to carry just one person.
Brammo are currently being sold through select Best Buy locations around the USA. To find a store near you check out their dealer locator, For those outside the USA or that don't have a Best Buy in your area, you can purchase direct form the company via their Direct Sales Online Store
In California you can find them at Hollywood Electrics in Los Angeles, CA
See Video of the Enertia courtesy of Youtube
Zero Motorcycles have been selling a high performance electric dirt bike for some time now and have finally begun to offer a street legal electric motorcycle called the Zero-S. The Zero-S is built around an aluminum frame that makes it very light. It is powered by a 31hp electric motor driven from a 4KWhr lithium ion battery pack.
The Zero-S can top out at 60mph (95kph) and the range claimed is up to 60 miles (97Km) although I would expect somewhat less usable range in real world driving. Stopping is accomplished by front and rear hydraulic disk brakes with the front brake being operated by hand and the rear by a foot brake. The bike weighs in at only 225lbs.
Their web site isn't very clear about charging but it appears that the Zero-S can be recharged from either a 110V or a 220V supply with a full charge in less that 4 hours at 220V.
In Los Angeles you can find then at Hollywood Electrics
In Florida they are sold at Riva Motor Sports in Pompano Beach, FL
To sign up for a test ride go to their Sales Representative Locator page
NEWS - 9/23/2006 - The 2007 EVT has a brushless motor solving one of the few issues with this scooter
EVT is a manufacturer of electric scooters based in Taiwan. They recently concluded an exclusive distribution agreement with Bravo Electric Vehicles to distribute their line of electric scooters in the USA.
Electric Vehicle Technologies is taking the basic scooters shipped from Taiwan and upgrading them to meet DOT specifications.
The 4000e seats two people. Its four sealed PbA battery gives a range of up to 25 miles and a top speed of 30mph.
Check out my test ride of the 4000e
The 168 seats one person. It uses four sealed lead acid batteries to give it a Range of up to 25 Miles and a top speed of 30 mph.
Check out my test ride of the 168
The EVT Tricycle is now available in Europe and Taiwan. The Class V trike is driven by hub motors in the two rear wheels and has a top speed of 45kph (30mph). It has a 48V PbA battery system but I don't have an indication of range.
In addition they are developing a new scooter called the T-Rex which should be available some time in 2004. The T-REX is being designed in-house by evtworld. It will have a top speed of 45mph, artificially limited to give extended range. They are also designing an electric ATV that will be targeted at local government applications such as parking enforcement.
Electric Vehicle Technologies is in the process of setting up a dealer network.
In Amityville, NY find them at Motorworks Clean Vehicles, Inc. 111 Sunrise Highway, Amityville, NY 11701
Phone (631) 608-4380 or (866) 527-2669
In addition, Electric Vehicle Technologies has just shipped a batch of scooters to be used as part of the Bike Station program.
In Canada check out EVT Canada based in Vancouver, BC
In France they can be found at H2Rent in Grenoble
Now available in France at EV Showroom
EVT Gmbh is the sole distributor of the EVT products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
For more international Distributes check out the EVT Taiwan Distributors page.
For more information read the EVT 4000e review by Jennifer Corliss
EVTAmerica is now selling a line of electric scooters that are very similar in style to the EVT scooters, Their first offernign, the Z-20 Electric Scooter has just been replaced for the 2009 model year with the R-30.
The R30 is a retro looking two seat scooter that is powered by a 3000W brushless DC hub motor, Kelly controller, and a 60V sealed lead acid battery pack. This scooter weights about 320lbs including batteries. Top speed is 45mph and range is quoted as 30-45 miles although I would expect usable range to be about 20 miles in real world riding.
The Z-30 is a more modern looking scooter that also seats two and comes with a 2.5KW hub motor that is powered by six 35ah seated lead acid batteries giving it a top speed of 45mph and an expected range of 30 - 45 miles although I would expect about 20 miles as the usable range in real world riding. Stopping is accomplished by disk brakes on both wheels.
They also offer the EVTA 4000e and the EVTA 168 that look identical to their EVT siblings
To find an EVT America Dealer check out their Dealer page
Buy them on-line at A2B scooters
ZAP are now selling the Zapino, a full sized electric scooter. The Zapino is a Chinese built scooter that features a 3000W brushless DC hub motor powered by a 60V Silcone battery pack that offers a top speed of 40 mph. ZAP claims a range of 40 miles for this scooter but I would expect about 20 miles in real world riding. Stopping is done with front and rear disk brakes. ZAP also offers an optional 60V 40AH Lithium pack that they claim will give a range of 75 miles although I would expect to see more like 50 miles in real world riding.
The scooter weighs in at 135 Kgs (298 lbs), it will seat two and has a carrying capacity of 280 lbs. Base price is $2995.00
In California this scooter will register and a motorcycle and will require an M1 license, check with your local DMV for the rules in your State.
Note: Some of the early Zapino scooters were fitted with a 48V back and a 2500W motor and some of these may still be available at ZAP dealerships.
In Arizona check out Electric Car Outlet of Scottsdale, AZ
In Northern California the Zapino can be found at Chico Electric Cars in Chico, CA, Current Moves in San Jose, CA, Davis Electric Cars in Davis, CA, Green Rides in Campbell, CA, Green Motors in Berkley, CA, Electric Car Living in Rocklin, CA, Greenway Motors in San Leandro, and Hilt Automotive in San Carlos, CA
In Southern California they are available at Environmental Motors in Glendale, CA and Chico Electric Cars, in Chico, CA
In Colorado they can be found at Small Planet E Vehicle of Denver, CO
In Georgia they can be found at Electric Scooters Galore 6050 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 240-372, Norcross, GA.
Phone (877) 557-2668
Also at Ecomotion In Portland, OR. Phone (503) 244-5658 and The ZAP Zone in Cornvallis, OR
In Minnesota they can be found at The Electric Vehicle Store in St. Louis Park, MN
In New Mexico try NM Electric Cars in Albuquerque, NM
In Texas look for them at Apollo Scooter in Houston
In Wisconsin check out K-Man Auto and Scooter
On-line buy them from Electric Scooters Galore or The Scooter Family
The Zapino can be ordered directly from the ZAP website or use their dealer locator to find the nearest dealer.
Xiamen ZAP EV Manufacturing Company in China makes a line of electric scooters under the eRider brand name that is sold in the USA, Europe, and Australia under a variety of names.
The base scooter is a 2 seat scooter with a 4000W rear hub motor driven by a LiFEPO4 battery pack that offers a top speed around 80kps (50mph) and a range of up to 90 kilometers (55 miles) on a charge. The battery is projected to last up to 2000 charge cycles. Stopping is accomplished with disk brakes front and rear with the front brake offering ABS.
They also produce an 6000W scooter that offers speeds up to 100kps (62mph) and have a 12000W scooter with a larger body to accomodate more battery capacity. Target top speed for the 12000W scooter is 120kph (75mph) and improved hill climbing ability.
Most impressive is the 8 years or 50,000 mile warranty on the lithium batteries
Check out video of the eRider courtesy of youtube
In the US they are sold under the brand name EMPED and also sold under the brand name Liberty. both can be bought through their respective web sites
In Australia they are sold under the eRider brand name as the Lightning Bolt and Thunderbolt. To purchase one of these scooters check out their dealer page
In the UK they can be found at Charge based in Edinburgh
In Germany and Australia they are sold as the Masini in three models, Classico with at top speed of 45kph, Sportivo with a top speed of 100kph, and Extremo with a top speed of 110kph. To find the closest sales point check go to their dealer page. They are also sold under the e-Spirit brand name
When equipped with 50 amp hour VRLA (lead acid) batteries the scooters offer a top speed of 50mph. RMartin quote a range of about 50 miles but I would expect considerably less range in real world riding.
With 60 amp hour Thundersky Lithium batteries top speed increases to 55mph while quoted range is stretched to 60 miles. Again I would expect less range in real world riding but the lithium batteries are likely to produce ranges much closer to specified range.
Both the VRLA and Li versions offer good hill climbing ability.
The lead acid scooters come with a less than stellar 3 month warranty while the lithium battery version has a six month warranty
Because of the 50mph+ top speed the EVD is classified as a motorcycle and will require a full motorcycle license in most state.
To purchase an RMartin Scooter go to their web site
In Arkansas find then at Electric Transportation of Arkansas
On the Net they can be purchased from Evolution Scooters
Read user reviews at Green Home
OXYGEN LEPTON SCOOTER
The Lepton Scooter is build by the Italian company Oxygen Sp. It is a full sized motor scooter and it is currently on sale here in the USA as well as at dealerships in Europe.
Top Speed 25 mph
Powered by4 12V Lead Acid batteries for a maximum range of 20 miles (expect closer to 15) Oxygen has also started using Evercel NiZn batteries for improved range and longer battery life.
110 V charger
Weight 233 Lbs
SkooterCommuter offers the Oxygen lepton.
Call to schedule a test drive at 301-657-3050 Or visit their showroom located at::
4963 Elm St. Suite 103
Bethesda MD, 20814
They are available at Green Light Transport in Ann Arbor, MI. The last report I had said they have two Ni-Zn Oxygens in stock. call(734)-668-1644
Electric Cyclery in Laguna Beach, CA sells the Oxygen scooters
Or at Electricmotorsports.com, Texas eRider, or Thunderstruck
Emerging Vehicles sells them in the Boston area
One Broadway, Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone (617) 583-1393
Fax (617) 758-4101
It was also available at Zapworld.com but the price they are currently quoting on their web site is more than twice what most other sellers quote.
They are available through ebikecentral
You can obtain the new Oxygen Cargo through the ElectricHorse project. They are not listed but if you ask, they can get them.
Nice is now selling the Oxygen Cargo
Read Charles H. Blow's review of the Lepton.
There is also a review of the Lepton at Bestsuff.com
Electric Motorsport Sells a street legal Grand Prix style electric motorbike called the GPR-S. The motorbike offers a 48V Lead Acid version for $6, 800 Power is transferred to the rear wheel by chain drive. Top speed can customized at between 45 and 65 mph depending on controller programming and final gearing. Range at 52 mph on flat ground should be around 20 miles. There is also an economy mode setting which reduces speed to half and should extend range considerably when running around town. Stopping is achieved using dual hydraulic disk brakes. The GPR-S seats two.
For 2010 they have upgraded the system to use Hi-Power Lithium batteries which increase the top speed to 60-70 miles per hour (customizable) while increasing the range to around 35 miles. The Lithium powered version has an MSRP of $8500
They also offer two electric scooters, the Native Z1.5 and the Native Z6.
The Native Z1.5 is a two seat scooter with a 1500 watt brushless hub motor driven by a 60V Lead acid battery pack that gives the scooter a top speed of 30mph and a range that is quoted at 40 miles but expect about 25 miles in real world riding. The scooter features disk brakes on the front and drum brakes on the rear. MSRP is $2500
The Native Z6 has the same body design as the Native Z1.5 but has been upgraded with a 6KW Etek style motor and a Lithium battery pack giving the scooter a top speed of 60mph and good hill climbing ability. Maximum range on this scooter is also quoted at 40 miles with 30 miles being more likely in real world riding. To improve stopping the Native Z6 is fitted with hydraulic disk brakes on both front and rear wheels. This scooter has an MSRP of $4999
To purchase an Electric GPR see their Sales page or check them out at Thunderstruck Motors
In Los Angeles, CA you can find then at Hollywood Electrics
In San Carlos, CA they can be bought from Electric Green Showroom
In Chandler, AZ you can find them at Plug In Motor Sports
They can also be found at MC Electric which has locations in Portland, OR, Seattle, WA, and Vancouver, WA
In Austalia they are distributed by Erider based in Melbourne Australia
FalconEV are the US distributor for a special dual motor type of E-scooter built in China. One model, the Electron, 48V, is a 1600W high torque model with all the extras, while the next model - The 60V Murcialago, is a 6000W beast.. . Both will come with LiFepo4 batteries standard.
The 1600W versions top out at 33 mph and the 6000W version has a top speed of 55 mph so, depending on your state laws, you may require a full motorcycle license. Stopping is accomplished by dual hydraulic disk brakes. Range isn't quoted on their web site but the Lithium batteries should make 40 - 50 miles quite possible.
Falcon EV also offers a 1 year warranty on the scooter and 6 months on the batteries.
Prices range from around $2,000 to around $7,500 plus shipping. They also offer LiFePO4 batteries, scooter accessories, and a range of e-Bikes including an interesting electric Pedicab.
Currently they are looking for dealers but scooters can be ordered from them by calling (888) 545-3117.
Greenwit Technologies is a Canadian based company that produces a line of Electric Scooters called the Motorino. There are four scooters, which they refer to as Motorbikes, in their lineup. The GTv, GTx, GTh, and GTc. Each scooter is powered by a 1500W brushless motor. The GTv, GTx and GTc each use a 48V battery pack while the GTh is a 60V pack. They come with silicone batteries as standard and offer a Li battery option. Range is quoted a 50 - 70 Kilometers with 200 kilometers with the Li battery option. Top speed is 60 kph. Stopping power is provided by disk brakes on the front and drums on the rear.
The Motorino is available at E-Ride, 240 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver, Canada. Phone (604) 331-0555
Evader corporation has a line of electric motorcycles and scooters. According to a recent press release the first batch of these scooters was shipped to the US on July 10 and should now be ready for delivery. Its first product is a 1000W scooter, called the EV1000, that will retail for $2499. They claim that the 48V system will give the scooter a top speed of 30mph and a range of 45 miles. I would not expect more than 15-20 miles of range in real world riding. It will come with either a 110V charger or a dual voltage 110/220 Volt charger which they claim will recharge the system in 2-6 hours. They also offer the Rally which offers the same range and performance as the EV1000 but has a slightly different body including twin headlamps is a two seat model. Price on this model is also $2499
These scooters are built in China and Evader has spent a lot of time resolving the usual quality issues. Evader believe that these have not been solved and are ready to start rolling out the scooters.
Note, Evader did offer me the opportunity to test ride this scooter but I wasn't able to take them up on there offer. They claim that the range and top speeds quoted in their web site are real world numbers. I haven't seen any independent testing of these scooters so I have made the assumption that range is usually quite a bit less than the manufacturer quotes. I may be proved wrong on this once the vehicles begin to hit the streets.
In Bozeman, MT check them out at ecoauto Inc.
Also at Veicules Ecologicos de Maria Jose da Silva Santos in Porto, Portugal
To purchase an Evader check out their How To Buy page.
Skeuter, based in Los Angeles, CA, distributer a line of electric scooters called the Skeuter I, Skeuter Z, and Skeuter Condor. These scooters look like they are build in China but I haven't found who manufactures them yet.
The I and Z models are offered in both 600W and 1500 W versions while the Condor is offered in 1500W only. I consider the 600W to be way underpowered unless you are extremely petit and ride only on flat terrain so I will be quoting specs for the 1500W version only.
Each version is powered by a 48V Sealed Lead Acid battery pack or an optional Li Ion Pack .
The I model uses a brushless hub motor to give a top speed of about 30 mph so it will register as a moped in most states. It can be charged from a 110V or 220V outlet in about 6 hours using the 2 amp charger and range is quoted as 20-30 miles although I would expect more like 15 miles in real world riding. The I includes front disk brakes but their web site doesn't mention rear brakes. The I seats 2 people.
The Z model uses a brushless hub motor to give a top speed of about 30 mph so it will register as a moped in most states. It can be charged from a 110V or 220V outlet in about 6 hours using the 3 amp charger and range is quoted as 40 miles although I would expect more like 15 miles in real world riding. The Z includes front disk brakes but their web site doesn't mention rear brakes. The z seats 1 person.
The Condor has a more reto styling that the other two models but still uses a brushless hub motor to give a top speed of about 30 mph so it will register as a moped in most states. It can be charged from a 110V or 220V outlet in about 6 hours using the 3 amp charger and range is quoted as 40 miles although I would expect more like 15 miles in real world riding. The Condor includes front disk brakes and rear drum brakes. It will seat 2 people.
The Skeuter warranty looks a little screwy, the warranty is supposed to be for 360 days with a 90 day battery warranty. However, the fine print says that you must notify Skeuter of any defects within 72 hours of receiving your skeuter "no exceptions" so presumably if your controller blows up 5 days after you get your scooter you are SOL. I assume that they mean that you must tell them about any initial problems within 72 hours but it will pay to get clarification on this. The warranty also says that they will ship the parts but you are responsible for installing them so if you aren't comfortable with tools check with your dealer on their policy before buying.
To find a dealer in your area check out their dealer page
Kasea are now making an electric scooter called the ZE 2000. This scooter offers a 2000 watt hub motor to give it a top speed of 42 mph, so it would register as a motorcycle in most states. Range from the 48V Silicone battery pack is quoted as 40 miles but I wouldn't expect more than 25 miles in real world driving.
The scooter weighs a mere 285 pounds is 70" X 27" X 45" with a 49" wheelbase and 11" ground clearance. It can carry two people up to a maximum capacity of 320 pounds.
It comes in a choice of red and black or yellow in black and the price is around $2800.
See video of the ZE 2000 on youtube
It can be purchased from Joslin Corporation
In Florida you can get them from Largo Scooters
In the Washington, DC are you can find it at Skooter Commuter
Find them at Extreme Scooters
Thompson is another company marketing a range of Chinese made electric scooters. They market three 1500 watt models, the TS 1500C, TS 1500S and TS 1500SS. All three scooters offer are driven by a 1500 watt brushless DC hub motor powered by a 48V lead acid battery pack. They each have a top speed of 30mph and a range of around 20 miles. They can all carry two people with a maximum weight of 500lbs. Stopping is accomplished by hydraulic disk brakes at the front and cable operated drum brakes on the rear wheel.
They can be found in California at
Scooters "n" Bikes in Fresno, CA
Greenwheelin Scooters in Walnut Creek, CA
Firebox.com is now selling a Chinese built electric scooter under the name Ego Street Scoota, not to be confused with the US build eGo scooter. The Scoota is driven by a 1400W motor powered by four 12V lead acid batteries and provides a top speed of about 30mph and a range that is quoted as 40 miles but will probably be much less in real world riding. Charging using the supplied charger takes six to eight hours.
Stopping is accomplished by front disk brakes and rear drums. The scooter weights in at around 104Kg (230lbs) and seats two people.
The Ego Street Scoota retails at about £1000.00 (about $1600).
You can purchase the Ego Street Scoota online directly from Firebox.com
They can be purchased from North West Scooter in Rochdale and Preston
Also available at L W Car Sales, Stoford Garages, Newton Road, Stoford, Somerset, BA22 9UW
See a video review of the Ego Street Scoota courtesy of the Daily Telegraph
The e-max scooter, was origianlly produced in Germany, from 2003 until 2006 but the company fell on hard times and entered into bankruptcy. The company assets were acquired by a group of investors who formed e-max ev's Germany.
The new company turned to Paolo Valcic in Italy who designed a whole new line of scooters. The scooters are built in a production facility in China.
The company now offers a range of six scooters, the 90S, 110S, 100L, 120L, 140L and 190L. The S in the name indicates that the scooter has Silicone batteries while the L designates Lithium batteries.
All of the scooters with the exception of the 190L offer a 4000W motor but are limited to a tops speed of 45mph to classify as a moped under EEC rules. The 190L has a 7000W motor giving it a tops speed of up to 100kph.
All six models appear to be the same design and all of them can seat two people. They each have hydraulic disk brakes on both front and back wheels and each of them runs on a 48V system. The major difference in the scooters appears to be in their battery capacity. The 90S has a capacity of 45AHrs offering a range of 45-60 kilometers. The 110 60AHrs and a range of 70-90 Kilometers. The 100L has a capacity of 40AHrs and a range of 60-80 Kilometers. The 120L steps up to 60AHrs for a range of 90-115 Kilometers. The 140L offers 90AHrs and a range of 130-150 Kilometers. The battery capacity and range of the 190L hasn't currently been announced.
See video of the e-max courtesy of youtube.
In Germany they can be purchased at the Scootershop in Dresden
or check out this dealer list
Electric Transport Ltd is now the exclusive distributor for the E-Max in the UK
In the UK they can be found at Envy Motors in London.
and at EV Stores in London
and at Gnewt Group in Barnet, Harts.
In Italy they can be found at Ecomotors in Catania
In Spain they can be found at Eco-Transporte in Barcelona
In France they can be found at H2Rent in Grenoble
Ecolook in Antibes, France
In Singapore they can be found at Zeco Scooters
In Bermuda they can be purchased at thegreenhousebermuda
In the USA they are now being sold through Electric Avenue based in Austin, TX
The E-MAX is available throughout most of Europe, and several other countries around the world. To locate an importer please check out their distributor page page.
In Bend, OR The Solar Store is still advertising the old version of the e-max
For parts and support for the old version of the e-max check out Green Motors
GOVECS is a German company that builds electric scooters in Poland. Currently they have 2 models, the GO! C and the GO! S.
The GO! C is powered by a 2000 Watt brushless DC motor driven by 48 Volt 22AH lithium battery giving a top speed of 45kph (30mph) and a range of about 40 kilometers (25 Miles), The battery pack comes with an integrated management system and is rated at 500 to 1000 charge cycles depending on depth of discharge. The supplied charger takes 4 to 5.5 hours for a full charge and can be run from any power source from 110-240V and 50 or 60 Hz. Stopping is accomplished with disk brakes on both wheels. The scooter seats 2 people.
The GO! S is powered by a 3000W brushless DC Motor driven by 96 Volt 22AH Silicon battery giving a top speed of 45kph (30mph) and a range of about 40 kilometers (25 Miles), The battery pack comes with an integrated management system and is rated at 500 to 1000 charge cycles depending on depth of discharge. The supplied charger takes 4 to 5 hours for a full charge and can be run from any power source from 110-240V and 50 or 60 Hz. Stopping is accomplished with regenerative braking and the scooter has disk brakes on the front wheel and drum brakes on the rear wheel. The scooter seats 2 people.
To purchase a GO! scooter contact your local distributor
Plug-in Drive Tech
Plug-in Drive Tech is a UK based company that manufactures a line of electric scooters. Their first offering is the Sprint which comes in two models, a 4,000W version and a 5,000W version
The Sprint 5,000 Watt model is driven by a DC brushless motor powered by a 40 amp hour 72 volt lithium iron phosphate battery that gives the scooter a top speed of 64mph (100kph) and a range of 65 miles (105 kilometers) at 45mph (72kph). The scooter comes with regenerative braking as standard and also offers a reverse mode so the scooter can be easily backed in or out of parking spaces. Stopping is accomplished with disk brakes on both front and rear wheels. The Sprint 5000 Watt model seats 2 people.
The Sprint 4,000 Watt model is driven by a DC brushless motor powered by a 40 amp hour 60 volt lithium iron phosphate battery that gives the scooter a top speed of 56mph (88kph) and a range of 33 miles (53 kilometers) at 45mph (72kph). The scooter comes with regenerative braking as standard and also offers a reverse mode so the scooter can be easily backed in or out of parking spaces. Stopping is accomplished with disk brakes on both front and rear wheels. The Sprint 4000 Watt model seats 2 people. This model is currently not available in the EU
Two other models, The Rebel and the Maxi, are planned for the future
To find a Sprint dealer check out their Distributors Page
In Israel check out IFI Motors
UrbanMover markets a line of "Vespa Style" electric scooters called Lexola which they manufacture in China. The line consists of three scooter, all 2000W models, the G2000, G2000R, and the G2000SX. All of these scooters appear to seat two people.
The scooters are all powered by brushless DC Hub Motors drive from a 48V silicon battery pack The G2000SX comes with a 38AH pack while G2000 and the G2000R both come with a 47AH pack. Each has a top speed of 67kph (42mph) and they claim a range of 48km (30 miles) although I would expect range to be somewhat less in real world riding.
Stopping is accomplished by front disk brakes and rear drums.
The scooters can all be charged from a standard 240V outlet. The specs also say that they can also accept 110V so these scooters are ready for the US market. The web site say they are being sold in the US although they are probably being sold under a different brand name.
To find a local dealer check out their dealer page
SWAP Electric Scooter from Taiwan
I don't have too much info on these scooters but the general talk is that they are excellent.
4 Sealed PbA Batteries give it a top Speed 50mph and a quoted range of 25 Miles but expect about 15 miles of range in real world riding. The version of this scooter that is imported into the UK is limited to a top speed of 30 miles per hour so that it can be classified as a moped. If Swap scooters are imported into the US they will probably also have the same 30mph top speed. There is also an optional NiMH pack. for added range.
They have both PbA and NiMH battery options
The on-board charger accepts both 110 and 220 Volts.
Available at ebikecentral
Also at Bikes and batteries
EGO builds the eGo II, a single seat scooter that can be operated at a top speed of 23 mph. The eGo II is a follow-on to the highly successful eGo. It has been improved with the addition of custom front dual spring suspension for a smoother ride. The eGO II can climb a 15% grade at 18 mph with a 170lb rider.
Two 12V sealed PbA batteries give the eGo II a quoted range of up to 25 miles in "Go Far" mode and 20 miles in "Go Fast" mode. Expect 15 to 20 miles of range in real world riding. The battery pack is designed to be easily swappable for extended range. The batteries can be charged from a 110V outlet in about 4 -6 hours using the supplied charger.
The eGo II weighs in at 120 pounds. It is 63 inches long, 40 inches tall, and 23 inches wide. The handlebars can be aligned for storage or transportation, reducing the width to 12 inches.
In Arizona check out Electric Car Outlet of Scottsdale, AZ, Electric Toy Store in Sedona, AZ, or at the Pohle group with locations in Sun City, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Mesa, AZ
It can be purchased at EV Deals.com
9 South St. Plainville, MA 02762
Available in San Jose, CA at Current Moves
In Raleigh, NC they can be found at Electric Scooter City, 2010 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27606 Phone (919) 832-5560
In Bend, OR it can be found at The Solar Store
In Main they are available at Stanley Scooter of Ellsworth, ME
In Minnesota they can be found at The Electric Vehicle Store in St. Louis Park, MN
In Pennsylvania try Largo Scooters in E. Stroudsburg, PA
In Utah they can be found at Eco Moto in Salt Lake City, UT
The ego is available in the UK at Powerscoots.co.uk and is marketed as the Helio
Phone 0870 606 7788
You can obtain the Helio (aka eGo) through the ElectricHorse project. They are not listed but if you ask they can get them.
And at F2 Motorcycles Phone 44(0)1295 712900 or Email: David
And at PowerByke
They are also available at the Green Directory Shop
In France they can be found at H2Rent in Grenoble and
Ecolook in Antibes, France and Evol Electric in Sainte Foy de Peyrolières
The Helio (eGo) is also marketed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by EVT Gmbh
Check here for dealer locations outside the US
Here is a review of the eGO II on Google Newsgroup
Or check out the EVfinder test ride
View video of the eGo courtesy of Youtube
The E-Ton E-Power Electric Scooter is a "Vespa Style" scooter with a top speed of 40 mph so it will register as a motorbike in most states
110 volt and 220 volt charging plug
top speed approximately 40 MPH
range approximately 34 miles
storage battery capacity 26AH
charging time 4.5 hours
self contained charging system
automatic CVT transmission
maximum permissible weight 243 pounds
3.00x10" tires, drum brakes
headlights, taillight, speedometer/odometer
state-of-charge battery indicator
colors available: red
Available at Heeters Performance Center
1413 East Street
North Manchester, IN 46962
Phone: (260) 982-6817
Fax: (260) 982-6399
Note: available at store location only
Erato is a Chinese company that builds a lot of the electric scooters sold under a variety of brand names such as E-Runner and E-Cruiser These models are very similar, they both seat two people and each offers a 1600W and a 2200W version. The 1600W version uses a brushless hub motor and is powered by a 48V pack comprising four 12V silicone batteries. The 2200W version also uses a brushless hub motor but has a 60V pack which adds a fifth 12V silicone battery. The 1600W versions top at out 30 mph so they will register as a moped in most states. The 2200W versions have a top speed of 40 mph so will require a full motorcycle license in most states. An Torque Boost button is provided for quicker starting. The Torque Boost also holds the scooter in low speed to help in hill climbing at speeds below 20mph. Range is quoted at 40 - 50 miles although I wouldn't really expect more than about 25-30 miles in the stop and go traffic of large cities.
The E-Runner is priced at $2600 for the 1600W version and $3100 for the 2200W version. The E-Cruiser is priced at $2800 for the 1600W version and $3300 for the 2200W version.
In Northern California it can be found at Green Motors
The Liberator line of Electric Scooters are "Vespa" style electric scooters that come in several versions that vary from a 400W model to a 1500W model. The most promising of these scooters is the B-24 Liberator which looks very similar to the EVT 168 or the Morad 1500.
speed 34 - 38 mph
Range 62 Miles?
max Capacity 280 LBs
also try electricscootersamerica.com
I have had mixed reviews of the Liberator. Of the three people I have heard from who own one of these, one had and issue with limited range, one had a controller problem, and one has had a good experience. Read Sam Arquilla's review..
If any owner out there would like to email evfinder and tell me their experience I would love to pass on the information to prospective buyers
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