A new lightweight electric skateboard has launched via the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and has already raised over $68,000 thanks to over 135 backers. The Elwing electric skateboard is capable of reaching a top speed of 18 mph and offers a 7 mile range on a single charge.
Watch the video below to learn more about this compact electric skateboard which is equipped with a 500 W frictionless in wheel motor which is powered by a 90Wh LG lithium ion battery.
The developers of Elwing explain a little more about its design and specifications :
Elwing is an extremely lightweight and powerful electric skateboard. It’s light enough to carry anywhere and holds enough power to get you through traffic with speed and style. Getting around the city was never been this much fun and easy. Elwing is the world’s most compact electric skateboard. Every detail has been designed based on the idea that commuting should be the fun and easy part of the day. The result is an extremely lightweight electric skateboard that holds a incredible amount of power.
Elwing’s performance is amazing : 18mph of top speed and 7 miles of range for only 9,9lbs. It takes only 45 minutes to charge with the fast charger. The in-wheel motor provides phenomenal gliding sensations and allows you to keep riding without using the motor. Elwing packs a powerful motor within a small form factor so it’s versatile enough for any situation while being light enough to hold with one finger.
For more information on the new Elwing Compact Electric Skateboard jump over to the Indiegogo website for details by following the link below.