qugo personal electric transporter qugo personal electric transporter
nov 09, 2012

qugo personal electric transporter

qugo personal transporter by silvestris

 

 

responding to the growing demands of electric urban transportation, dutch company silvestris (maarten de bruijn, jan willem schoenmakers and leon vergunst)has developed ‘qugo‘. the personal urban transporter features front wheel drive, supported by two smaller rear wheels which are connected by swing arms to the balance wheel which passively reacts directly to the behavior of the driver. that means that no electronic intervention is needed to stabilize the vehicle.the user has full control of leaning the transit device, just as much as they would when riding a bike, offering flexibility of movement. made from an aluminium frame which starts at 25 kg depending on one’s chosen specifications, ‘qugo’ is powered by a lithium ion battery pack and is manufactured by urban mobility europe; an eco-friendly alternative for city dwellers designed for short journeys that would normally be performed by car.

 

 

 the aluminum frame makes the device lightweight

 

 

the vehicle leans into a corner offering the driver more flexibility of movement

 

 

front view

 

 

in its folded state ‘qugo’ becomes half the size at 1150 x 580 x 780 mm

 

 

dashboard control

 

 

 

 

ignition

 

 

‘qugo’ is built for urban transportation

 

 


‘qugo’ by silvestris
video courtesy of georges van wensveen

 

technical specifications:

 

weight (excluding battery): 25 kgtop speed (limited): 25 km/hrange: single charge, 25 kmdimensions (operational): 1150 x 580 x 1350 mmdimensions (folded): 1150 x 580 x 780 mmdrive line: 1 kW bldc hub-motorpower pack: li-ion 36v or 48 volt, 9-12ahcharging time: 3 – 4 hour*braking system: 3 disc brakes* depending on specification

  • I’d love to have it: having had my driver’s licence taken, and having a broken, never healing, ankle, this would be a must for my independency!…

    Vania Brasil says:
  • Winner -where can I buy shares in this company.

    MacKenzie Collins says:
  • I Like This SuperBikle

  • Too expensive as it stands. Needs to come in at around the £500 mark. Then it will sell.

    Chris says:

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