Japanese elektroskuter with integrated support for iPhone




While electric cars, such as new products from Tesla , are more a luxury than an everyday means of transportation and in most cases can be a part of the garage is quite well-off citizens, the Japanese company Terra Motors announced a new electric scooter A4000i, which will be available for purchase in the near future and at a very low for such a novelty value. The company hopes to sell by the end of 2015, 100,000 of these devices, which are the main parties will have to break up the Asian market.

An interesting feature of the compact two-seater A4000i, besides the fact that it is electric, a small LCD-display, which displays the basic technical information, as well as the presence of a docking station for a smartphone iPhone . The driver sets his iPhone (iPhone 3G supported models and older) in the Dock in a horizontal position, the device is immediately connected to a cloud server, Terra and starts to receive real-time information on energy consumption, the remaining battery life, as well as general information on the work done ways and medium / maximum speed.

Mounted on the rear wheel motor scooter is powered by a detachable battery pack at 48 A volt/40 hour. Claimed battery from zero to one hundred percent is 4.5 hours, and it lacks the power to the scooter could accelerate to a top speed of about 65 km / h and drive the same distance. Battery life at the same time enough for about 50,000 miles. The battery will have to be replaced. According to the Terra Motors average battery life of most electric scooters on the market, is only one-fifth of that record, that offers their battery A4000i.

The maximum speed of the scooter A4000i is 65 km / h, with a mass of 118 kg

The battery compartment and drawer for compact storage of helmets

On the Asian market , like the same in China, the new product from Terra Motors due in November this year. In Japan, for electric scooter A4000i will ask 450,000 yen (4,500 dollars). The company plans to release shall also cheaper model A4000, in which there is no dock for smartphone. However, the price of her Terra Motors shows no signs.
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