Kumpan electrical has simply introduced the launch of upper velocity variations of its retro-inspired seated electrical scooters. The brand new scooters fill out the Kumpan 54i Collection lineup and provide a number of fashions with speeds starting from 45-100 km/h (28-62 mph).
The Remagen, Germany-based firm had previously rolled out the Kumpan 54 Inspire, a forty five km/h (28 mph) model of the scooter that certified as an L1e electrical scooter and thus didn’t require a motorbike license.
Now the corporate is stepping issues up a notch with the launch of the Kumpan 54 Ignite and 54 Impulse.
The 54 Ignite makes use of a continuous-rated 7 kW (9.4 hp) motor with a peak energy ranking of 8.4 kW (11.3 hp) to speed up the scooter as much as a prime velocity of 100 km/h (62 mph). It additionally provides a mixed braking system (CBS) and sport tires.
The marginally lower-spec 54 Impulse provides a 4 kW (5 hp) motor and a prime velocity of 70 km/h (43.5 mph).
The 54 Ignite is already accessible for supply and has a second manufacturing batch coming in October. The 54 Impulse received’t start manufacturing till This fall of this yr. All of Kumpan’s electrical scooters are designed and constructed regionally in Germany.
Each fashions additionally provide highly effective new LED lights, an up to date seat design and a brand new KeyApp to unlock the scooter by way of the rider’s smartphone. The scooters additionally use a big, 7-in touchscreen show.
The scooters are powered by the identical PowerPack 2.0 batteries used throughout Kumpan’s scooter lineup.
Every scooter comes with two of the 1.5 kWh batteries however has area so as to add a 3rd battery.
Kumpan can be engaged on future developments together with a docking station for as much as three batteries to cost in parallel in addition to a fast charger to chop charging time by half.
Clients can discover the Kumpan 54 Impulse priced from €5,847 (roughly US$6,960) and the 54 ignite from €6,822 (roughly US$8,120).
Final yr I had the pleasure of test riding Kumpan’s previous flagship electric scooter, the 1954 Ri Sport. It used comparable styling, however didn’t include among the new updates to Kumpan’s present lineup.
Even so, it was an superior electrical scooter that took me as much as 100 km/h (62 mph) and seemed pretty much as good because it rode. Try my evaluation video beneath to see it in motion.
Whereas Europe is Kumpan’s largest market, the corporate additionally began operations in the US this year.
The transfer got here simply after Kumpan landed a big funding deal and purchased another electric scooter company Scrooser, incorporating it into its bigger community.
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