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Honda brings inexpensive new electrical scooter U-GO. in the marketplace

Honda has launched the U-GO electric scooter through its Chinese arm Wuyang-Honda. The lightweight e-scooter was developed for driving in the city and comes in two versions with different speeds and power, according to an Electrek report.

The standard model of the Honda U-GO comes with a 1.2 kW continuous rated hub motor capable of producing a peak power of 1.8 kW. This version has a top speed of 53 km / h. As a lower speed model, it has an 800 W continuous hub motor with a peak output of 1.2 kW. Its top speed is 43 km / h. Both models offer a 48V and 30Ah interchangeable lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1.44 kWh. The drive train offers a range of 65 km, which can be increased by 130 km by installing a second battery.

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The Honda U-GO offers features such as an LCD screen that shows the user information such as the speed, distance, load and driving mode of the scooter. The scooter has an LED headlight with triple beams on the front apron and also consists of an LED daytime running light strip that surrounds the main cluster. The e-scooter is equipped with 12-inch alloy wheels at the front and 10-inch at the rear. It has 26 liters of storage space under the seat, likely with the smaller battery or with the battery completely removed.

Honda has announced this electric scooter for the Chinese market and the price starts at 7,499 RMB (1,150 USD) which is roughly the same 85,000. The report also suggests that Honda will launch its electric scooters in other markets at some point, if not immediately. It added that many low-cost electric scooters have followed the plan to launch in China first and then other western markets.

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The Honda U-GO could later hit the market in India as well, as most new electric scooters and motorcycles hit the market thanks to government incentives in the country. However, there is still no official word from Honda on this.

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