We’ve all seen the economy go down hill these past few months. With no indication as to what the future holds Americans need to start thinking about how they are going to save money and scale down for the future. One way that consumers can save some money is by purchasing an electric scooter and cutting back on the use of their automobile. Why an electric scooter? Well they are great if you need to commute short distances, need to pick up a couple of things at a local store, or just want to cruise around town. Electric scooters will save you money on gas and eliminate some of the wear and tear that you put on your car. If you are ready to be a savvy consumer and start saving money then check out some of these great electric scooters.
Wind Electric Moped – $999.99
This electric scooter is ready to take you to work or to the store. With plenty of storage under the seat, in the front of the bike, and in a motorcycle box you will be able to take all your essentials with you as you save money. It features a 350W motor, alloy rims, front light, break light, and signal light, and full ABS plastic body. After 4-6 hours of charging you will be good to go approximately 31 miles. The Wind Electric Moped’s top speed is 15 mph. To order yourself this electric scooter head to www.fingerhut.com.
Lithium Powered Electric Moped – $4.599
This street legal electric scooter will not only transport you around, but also has enough room to take a buddy too. The 19 lithium ion batteries will keep this scooter running for upto 75 miles on a single charge. This isn’t some toy scooter as riders will achieve speeds of 55 mph if they choose. With a 7-10 year battery life span you will be saving money for quite some time. If you are looking for a more serious electric scooter then the Lithium Powered Electric Moped is the one for you. To order go to www.westernatvs.com.
City Bug Electric Scooter – $299.95
This 250W electric scooter will get you where you need to go, but not very quickly. Toping out at 16 mph the Bug has a range of 15 miles on a single charge. After 4-6 hours of charging you should be able to zip around for approximately 90 minutes. The Bug Electric Scooter features an aluminum frame, chain driven transmission, and has front and rear brakes. If you are ready to zip around on the City Bug Electric Scooter then go to www.happyscooters.com.
Manco Matrex Electric Start Scooter – $1.199.99
The Manco Matrex is another street legal electric scooter that features a push button start and has a kick start backup. It has all of the safety features such as lights, signals, fuel gauge, speedometer, odometer, and 2 rear view mirrors. There is also a lockable helmet storage compartment. For more information on the Manco Matrex Electric Scooter go to visit www.northerntool.com.
Go-Ped I-Ped Electric Scooter – $1,399
The Go-Ped I-Ped Electric Scooter is a hot scooter that looks more like one of those kids Razor scooters and less like a moped. You probably won’t be commuting to work on this baby, but it would be great to get around campus. With a charge time of less than 3 hours you won’t have to wait long to be cruising around at 18 mph. This electric scooter has a range of 9 miles. For more features on the Go-Ped I-Ped Electric Scooter or to view other models head to www.urbanscooters.com.