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Elecscoot Electric Urban Scooters

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 9th, 2010

Elecscoot 2 - Electric Scooter

Elecscoot is a company who produce a range of eco-friendly scooters. The scooters are powered by electricity rather than petrol or diesel and are perfect for short journeys such as a trip to the shops.

Elecscoot 3 - Electric Scooter

The Elecscoot scooters offer a comfortable ride with plenty of storage, allowing you to get to the shops, to work or just out for a short drive in comfort. The scooters produce no emissions while you ride, they are also a substantial amount cheaper to run than their petrol equivalents. It is thought a full charge for these scooters should cost you around 8p. They are also exempt from road tax and the congestion charge in London. Each of the three scooters shown here have an intelligent Regen-braking design. This allows the scooters to store a small amount of charge back into the battery when you decelerate which helps to slow the scooter down automatically.

Elecscoot 4 - Electric Scooter

The Elecscoot 2 is the lower powered of the three, but is perfect for those who just need a ride for short journeys. The scooter has a 1500 W brushless motor and is able to reach a top speed of around 37 mph. It can travel around 40 miles on one charge of its silicon battery. It takes between 2 and 8 hours to charge fully from mains electricity. The Elecscoot 2 can carry a maximum of 150kg and has both under-seat storage and a rear rack for you to store your belongings on. This scooter costs £1,959 to purchase.

The Elecscoot 3 has a lift out lithium battery which makes it more convenient for those who live in high rise building, or work in one. The scooter has a 2000 W brushless motor and can achieve a top speed of 30 mph. The Elecscoot can travel up to 30 miles on one charge, it takes around 2 hours to fully charge this scooters battery. The Elecscoot 3 can also carry a maximum of 150kg and has storage similar to the Elecscoot 2. This scooter costs £2,597 to purchase.

The Elecscoot 4 is the more powerful of the three scooters. The scooter has a DC 4000 W hub motor which allows the scooter to reach speeds of up to 60 miles an hour. The light lithium battery is large enough to allow the scooter to travel up to 100 miles on a single charge. It takes between 2 – 4 hours for the battery to fully charge. This model features a full battery management system which allows you to take control of the minimum and maximum voltage, amps and temperature for each cell. The Elecscoot 4 has a maximum weight capacity of 170kg and has under-seat and rack storage. This scooter costs £4,595 to purchase.

These three Elecscoot electric scooters provide you with the ability to travel short distances without spending the high costs associated these days with petrol. The electricity needed to run these scooters and their short ranges are draw backs, however anyone with an eco-friendly electricity source like solar power or wind power would be able to use these in confidence of making a significant difference.

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