The Leafboard electric skateboard has this week launched via Kickstarter, and has already raised $80,000 blasting past its original pledge goal of $50,000 in just its first few days, thanks to over 210 backers.
The Leafboard electric skateboard as the name suggests weighs just 7.9lbs and is capable of speeds up to 19 mph. Making it the lightest and most affordable electric skateboard created to date, say its developers.
Watch the promotional video below to learn more about its design, features and functionality as well as the electronic components which have been integrated into the skateboard to provide you with a 11.5 mile range and fast charging capabilities.
Leafboard also has the most deck styles available, to make it special. There are 5 types of underside wood veneer and 5 different designs of topside grips to choose from. Leafboard has 3 modes: ECO/SPORT/PRO. With the remote, you can switch the mode very easily.
– ECO mode: For beginners, slow acceleration, and maximum speed of 6.25 mph.
– SPORT mode: Unlock all the features.
– PRO mode: You want fly? Enjoy the speed!
– BOARD SPECS
Size: 635mm/25inch * 241mm/9.5inch * 129mm/5inch (L*W*H)
Thickness: 17.8mm /0.7inch
Weight: 4.4kg / 9.7lbs
Deck Materials: Canadian maple + Fiber galss + Carbon fiber
Wheel Size: 72mm
– TECHNICAL SPECS
Top Speed: 19mph/ 30.4km (tested with one 73kg rider)
Range: 11.5miles / 18.5km
Battery : 5000mah Lithium-polymer battery (1000+ times charge cycles)
Charger : 3A quick charge, fully charged in 70mins
Remote Control: bluetooth 4.0 OLED
Remote Braking : FOC Braking
Motor : 1800W
For more information on the new Leafboard Electric Skateboard jump over to the Kickstarter website for details by following the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Top News