Finding a cost-effective, ultra-compact and easy-to-use means of transportation in the modern world of increasingly versatile transport innovations may not be as simple as it seems at first glance. However, the everyday transport jam- and parking-related woes of urban commuters are about to get a highly efficient remedy in near future, with Trikelet entering the growing market of creative transportation modes. Designed by Dutch-based Trikelet BV, this extremely portable electric scooter now offers a trouble-free and time-saving way for you to get from Place A to Place B with maximum flexibility and minimum effort – and it’s eco-friendly too.
Described as ’the world’s smallest foldable electric vehicle’, Trikelet is a miniature-sized three wheeler fitted with a 500-700W motor (at least in the current prototype model) which can reportedly achieve maximum speeds of 20 km/h within some 15 kilometers of range on a full charge. Under full load, the Trikelet estimated electricity consumption adds up to 1 kWh of power per 70 kilometers, and since Trikelet runs on three air-pumped wheels (a 8.5-inch front tire and two 6-inch rear tires), there’s no need for you to worry about losing your balance or toppling over when in a dire hurry.
Thanks to its clever design, Trikelet can be easily folded up into a compact box the size of a regular luggage case (approximate dimensions 570x290x320 millimeters). You don’t need any special tools to fold your tiny electric trike either – simply push two or three buttons and press a couple of handles, and your mini-scooter is tidily packed away in a small suitcase in under ten seconds. And to keep everything spotless, all the Trinkelet parts that may get dirty or wet along the way fold to the inside so you can place your scooter in any luggage compartment without having to wipe it clean first. When not in use, Trikelet can be towed around just like a regular luggage trolley.
Weighing about 12 kilograms, the Trikelet electric scooter will get you out of traffic congestions in no time at all and transport you to your next destination quickly and effortlessly – and when you’re done with your commuting for the day, you can simply fold it up and neatly stow it away until you next need it. watch video below
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