The Lectric XP was one of many best-selling electrical bikes of 2019, catapulting the one-year-old startup Lectric Ebikes to $14 million in sales. Now the corporate is including a second e-bike to the road: the Lectric XP Step-Via.
And so they’re holding the identical low price of $899.
Lectric XP Step-Via e-bike debuts
The Lectric XP Step Via is predicated on a brand new lower-step body with a standover top of simply 18.5 inches (47 cm).
As Lectric XP cofounder Robby Deziel defined to Electrek simply earlier than the launch:
We’re utilizing the entire components individuals love on the XP, holding the identical worth at $899, and we’re aiming for this bike to be among the best promoting step-thru ebikes within the nation. And much like the XP the XP Step-Via would be the most reasonably priced Class 3 Step-Via eBike in the marketplace.
From the start, this mannequin was closely requested by prospects who liked every thing in regards to the XP besides its accessibility. We take satisfaction in listening and responding to buyer suggestions and we expect lots of our prospects who purchased the XP will return to buy the Step-Via.
Whereas many of the electronics and elements are the identical as the popular Lectric XP model, the Lectric XP Step-Via’s distinctive body necessitates a barely completely different battery form, and thus the battery won’t be swappable with the unique Lectric XP.
In any other case, the Lectric XP options the identical 500W rear motor, 500 Wh battery capability, 20 mph (32 km/h) high pace on throttle and 28 mph (45 km/h) high pace on pedal help.
The $899 Lectric XP Step-Thru is available for pre-order now, with transport anticipated to start in August.
The unique Lectric XP has confirmed to be so in style in its first yr that the bike is almost at all times on pre-order for the subsequent batch of shipments.
Presently, pre-orders are open for July transport.
That has meant explosive development for Lectric Ebikes, as Robby defined to Electrek:
General, gross sales are nonetheless rising at a fantastic tempo as properly, and we’re on monitor for 150% development over the subsequent yr. We’re hiring like loopy to arrange for and handle all this demand. What an thrilling time to be in electrical bikes!
We reviewed the original Lectric XP late last year, and you’ll see that video under.
We’ll be again with a assessment of the brand new Lectric XP Step-Via as soon as we will get our arms on one in a couple of weeks.
Till then, let’s hear your ideas on the brand new bike. Hold forth within the remark part under!
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