100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable battery unit
 
100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable battery unit 100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable battery unit
aug 29, 2014

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable battery unit

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable lithium-ion batteries
all images courtesy of UNU motors

 

 

 

atahi elias and pascal blum, founders of munich-based start-up UNU motors, have introduced UNU, an electric scooter that can be virtually charged anywhere – even at your desk in any standard wall outlet – thanks to its lightweight portable lithium-ion battery unit from panasonic. the e-scooter has a battery range of up-to 100km, a top speed of 45 km/h and weighs just 58kg, which is significantly lighter than a gasoline-powered vespa. like technologies in F1, the vehicle also boasts a kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), which adds range to the 3000 watt battery cell. at 8 kilograms, the innovative electric motor is maintenance and emissions free – it eliminates all gears, the gas tank and most importantly, the use of oil. the UNU starts at only 1,699 euros, and can be delivered to your doorstep with an included license plate so it’s ready for driving right out of the box.

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

 the UNU can virtually be charged anywhere – even at your desk at work in any standard wall outlet

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

the UNU weighs just 58 kilograms and has a range of up-to 100 km

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

the lightweight panasonic battery cell is hidden underneath the 2-person seat

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

 the rear wheel hub is outfitted with a kinetic energy recovery system

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries

 the UNU reaches a top speed of 45 km/h

100 km range UNU electric scooter features portable batteries
detail of the electic drive

  • Basically every single expat in shanghai already drives a chinese version of this that has been on the streets for years and costs a third of the price. Am I missing something here? wall chargeable fully electric 40km/hr vespa knock offs have been around for years…

    tdka says:
  • Agreed tedka,

    i’m writing from shanghai, mine is parked right outside and looks pretty beat up…after years of service…

    stephane says:

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