More and more electric trikes have been hitting the market and I think it is time to highlight some of these new light electric vehicles.
First off, let’s checkout some of the new high tech “tilting” electric trikes. Yes, you can lean them into corners!
Butchers & Bicycles MK1 Electric Trike
The name is a bit weird but it is a result of the company being based in the meat packing district in Copenhagen.
This tilting electric cargo trike with a mid drive e-bike system is pretty high tech! Checkout this video to get an idea of what the MK1 is like:
Kaylad-e Electric Trike
This is a tilting electric trike with a mid drive, similar to the Butchers & Bicycles MK1.
Right now the Kaylad-e is a concept e-trike and it is unknown as to whether it will become a production e-trike.
Checkout this video for more information on the Kaylad-e:
Here is a link to more information and pictures of the Kaylad-e.
Traditional Up Right E-Trikes
Raleigh Tristar iE
The Raleigh Tristar iE is a step thru mid drive (350 watt) with a 48V Lithium-ion, 8.7Ah, 417Wh battery. There is the option for an additional battery for double the range.
It uses a 24″ front wheel with 20″ rear wheels and a large cargo basket for running errands.
Here is a the full testing & review of the Raleigh Tristar iE.
It is priced at $2,799.
ProdecoTech Rebel X and Stride Matic Trikes
ProdecoTech showed off their new Stride Matic eTrike at Interbike 2017. Here is a look at this new eTrike:
There will be the Rebel X and Stride Matic eTrikes.
Stay tuned to ProdecoTech for more info on these new trikes.
EVELO just launched their mid drive eTrike called the Compass. Here are some of the highlights of the Compass:
- True to the EVELO drivetrain philosophy, it features a 500W mid-drive motor.
- A 48V 11.6Ah battery, giving it a stated range of up to 40 miles on a single charge. It also has room for a second battery, doubling the effective range.
- It has 3 levels of pedal assist and a full throttle option.
- The trike features 24″ tires and a step-through frame capable of supporting riders up to 350lbs.
- The trike is priced at $2399 as part of the pre-order campaign. The MSRP is $2999 but it is being sold at 20% off until the end of the month.
Here is more info on the EVELO Compass.
The Pedego Trike uses 20″ wheels all around with a step thru and very supportive seat with backrest. It has a 250 watt geared front hub motor and a 36 Volt 11 Ah lithium battery.
The Pedego Trike is priced at $2,995.
The Liberty Trike has a 750 watt front hub motor with a 36V 10 ah lithium battery. It supports a total weight of 400 pounds that includes the rider and cargo.
This is an economical trike that is priced at $1,498.
Here is link to more information on the Liberty Trike.
Trikke Electric Carving Vehicle
This is a trike that uses your leg power from a carving motion (like skiing) along with an electric motor in the front wheel.
Checkout this video to get an idea of what the Trikke Pon-e is all about:
Here is a full review of the Trikke Pon-e 48V to give you an in depth look at this e-carving vehicle.
And here is a link to the Trikke website.
That is it for right now. I will add more e-trikes to this guide as I come across them.
Please let me know of other electric trikes that I should add to this guide.
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