Attending to the needs of its clients, Segway-Ninebot launches two new high-performance electric scooters equipped with the highest technology. Due to its mechanical configuration and its benefits, the scooters of the GT series become the range more premium from the catalog of the world’s largest mobility solutions manufacturer. The Segway KickScooter GT1E and the Segway KickScooter GT2P they were revealed in public last March through a press conference, and now they are initially being marketed through the website and from September 15 also in physical stores.
In order to meet the needs expressed by its customers, the GT series is offered in two versions clearly differentiated. The Segway KickScooter GT1Eyou can go anywhere public road offering the highest performance and cutting-edge technologies for daily commuting. The Segway KickScooter GT2P It is a sports electric scooter that can only be used in private circuit and not on public roads. Its high performance is above what the legislation allows to consider it a personal mobility vehicle.
The common features of the GT series
The new range of Segway electric scooters incorporates Improved specs and new smart features to become the most premium vehicles in its catalog.
In both cases the tires tubeless have a diameter of 11 inches, which allows them to overcome small obstacles such as curbs and irregularities in the road without bothering the user. The battery sits on the platform, balancing weights and masses to provide a very low center of gravity that stabilizes the vehicle.
The structure is made in aircraft-grade aluminumadmitting a maximum weight of 150 kilograms. In both cases they have front and rear disc brakes, to increase safety. Also common is the lighting system made up of a 9W LED DRL Headlight integrated in the handlebar and rear light with Brake light integrated in the rear part to warn the rest of the vehicles of the manoeuvres. Also in the GT series and include some intermittent that improve the travel experience, further increasing the feeling of safety when driving in traffic.
Segway KickScooter GT1E: up to 70 km of autonomy for day to day
This scooter is intended for those who want to use this type of vehicle in their daily commute. This variant has an electric motor of 3kw located on the rear wheel that is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 25km/h. The built-in battery 1,008Wh capacity is enough to achieve autonomy 70 kilometersalthough the manufacturer does not indicate in which mode of operation they are available.
The engine power management system offers three driving modes that adapt to the needs of each user and the characteristics of each route: Eco, Sport, Race. In addition, the new parking mode It allows to save battery when the scooter is not in use.
Segway has equipped the GT1E with adjustable shock absorbers to absorb the irregularities of the pavement and achieve greater comfort in bumpy areas. In its integrated LED display on the handlebar, the user can easily consult all the necessary information, such as the battery level or remaining autonomy, among other information.
Segway KickScooter GT2P: the “SUV” of electric scooters
With the GT2P, Segway has taken a whole new perspective on its offering. In this case, it has dual 3 kW motors, one on each wheelwhich raise the top speed to 70km/h With this configuration, it is capable of accelerating from 0 to 48 km/h in just four seconds, which according to Segway-Ninebot “makes it the most powerful and advanced scooter ever produced”. the battery of 1,512Wh It allows a range of up to 90 kilometers of autonomy.
In this case, the power management system offers a fourth driving mode: Eco, Sport, Race and a pedestrian mode specially configured for use in private areas. It also adds the parking mode to save battery when the scooter is not in use.
According to the manufacturer, this scooter is the best option for any type of terrain thanks to the system Segway Dynamic Traction Control (SDTC) that adds more grip and, therefore, an increase in safety when cornering, even in the most adverse conditions. It incorporates a system of double wishbone suspension that increases the absorption of impacts on bumpy terrain, also giving it a sporty touch.
Incorporated into its design is a PM OLED digital display transparent that passengers can customize through the Segway-Ninebot mobile app.
Availability and prices
The price of Segway KickScooter GT1E is 2,499 euroswhile that of Segway KickScooter GT2P is 2,999 euros.
Both scooters are now available for pre-sale through the official Segway-Ninebot online store in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Ireland and Portugal with a free accessory. The sale in physical stores through authorized distributors will start the September 15.