to skateboard has always been to either carve or grind up roads or parks, but with the KKA ‘S1’, boarders are now able to surf and ski down streets as well. the electric board replicates these additional sport feelings thanks to its unique mechanics that flexibly rocks the plate from side to side and enables cornering within a smaller radius.


all images courtesy of KKA

 

 

the KKA ‘S1’ delivers its exhilarating performance on any terrain, from country roads to city streets, no matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned skateboarder. as well as its durable and flexible configuration, it is able to perform fast and strong on- and off-road manuevers by enhancing an electric 500W hub double motor powered by a large 8.8Ah lithium battery. this propels the board to a top speed of 28 mph, max mileage of 24.8, and uphill at angles up to 25 degrees.

 

 

with all that speed, comes safety. the carbon fiber board features electronic holzer brakes, which, as well as the power and reverse buttons, is directed by a wirelessly connected controller. additionally, and most importantly for city riders, the device is equipped with a headlight at the front and a flash taillight at the rear in order to alert road users of your actions and position. these can all be managed via the bluetooth app remote.

 

 

offering a unique, exhilarating riding experience, the KKA ‘S1’ skateboard is currently sourcing funding via its kickstarter campaign, which can be viewed and supported here.

 

  • Did they license this design from BMW?

    T says:
  • How are they not gonna get sued by BMW? that’s an actual picture from their street carver ad campaign (unless they’ve worked some deal)

    Brian says:
  • Wow, that’s an exact copy of BMW’s 2001 streetcarver (both mechanics and styling). Granted, the streetcarver is over 15 years old, and probably patent free, but KKA’s claim that this thing is their invention is definitely false.

    René says:
  • KKA is Greek for BMW…or is it Latin? Needs a kicktail anyway!

    Skateboard rider says:
  • Great invention, it would be good to adjust the speed without holding something. If it doesn’t have a manual mode, a manual mode would be good too, but it may need to be lighter for that?

    Alan says:

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