Electric vehicles are the future of transportation and also the need of the hour. Luckily, automakers have realized this and more and more companies are now diving into making electric vehicles. German automaker Mercedes-Benz is the latest brand to join the league as it has unveiled a folding electric scooter. Dubbed eScooter, the compact and emission-free scooter has been developed in collaboration with Switzerland-based Micro Mobility Systems AG. The Mercedes-Benz eScooter is a perfect ride to cover short distances and for riding in the city as well.
The Mercedes-Benz eScooter is made from high-quality materials and is designed to be pretty robust. The brand claims that it will offer service of about 5,000km to its user. It comes with an electric motor in the front wheel that provides maximum power of 500W. Also, it features a 280Wh battery pack that offers around 25km range. You can fully charge the battery using a typical home socket in about 3 to 3.5 hours. The electric scooter can touch a maximum speed of 20km/h.
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Weighing 13.5 kg (29.7 lb), the Mercedes Benz eScooter comes with suspensions in both wheels. Besides that, it comes with 20cm diameter rubber wheels that can easily glide on uneven surfaces as well. The vehicle comes with retractable steering column that can be adjusted to the rider’s height. Furthermore, the electric two-wheeler features front and rear light and have side reflectors as well. The footboard comes with a non-slippery surface for extra safety.
Well, the most interesting feature of the eScooter from Mercedes-Benz is that it can be folded down with a simple foot press. Also, it features a display console in the center. It provides information such as speed, battery level, distance and riding mode.
Currently, there is no information about the release date and pricing of the electric scooter.