SONDORS MadMods unveiled as long-range and low-cost electrical mopeds
In case you thought you’d seen all of the Super73-style electric bikes and mopeds on the market, assume once more. Electrical bicycle producer SONDORS has simply unveiled its personal line of latest electrical mopeds generally known as the SONDORS MadMods.
The announcement, which follows on the heels of a slew of other new SONDORS e-bikes, was made quietly this morning in a message to SONDORS’ e-mail record.
The corporate introduced the brand new Sondors MadMods lineup and revealed the early specs for the electrical mopeds.
Sporting mini-bike and scrambler styling paying homage to many 1980’s mopeds, the SONDORS MadMod e-bikes will characteristic full suspension frames with a telescopic fork up entrance and twin rear coilover shocks within the rear. The fashion is considerably paying homage to the Super73 R-Series electric bikes unveiled earlier this yr, albeit with two rear shocks as an alternative of 1.
Oh yea, and for half the worth of these bikes.
The SONDORS MadMod lineup will apparently begin at simply $1,499, of which a $299 deposit will maintain your house in line for the estimated March 2021 launch. That matches with SONDORS‘ past launches, which have often include unimaginable costs.
The MadMods will characteristic 750W rear hub motors and 4″ fats tires, which once more suits the general electric moped/mini-bike trend we’re currently witnessing.
Nonetheless, SONDORS appears to be going with an fascinating dimension of 24″ diameter wheels. Most electric mopeds have opted for smaller 4″x20″ wheels, leaving bigger 4″x26″ wheels for plus-size fat-tire e-bikes. SONDORS appears to be splitting the distinction with a much less widespread 24″ wheel diameter.
One other curiosity addition to the SONDORS MadMods is a excessive capability 48V and 21Ah battery pack. Very few electric bicycles supply battery packs this huge. Sondors hasn’t launched a variety estimate but, however that enormous 1 kWh battery pack is bound to end in prolonged using instances.
SONDORS may also be including a lot of customization choices as nicely, as the corporate described in a message to its followers:
“SONDORS MadMods is a premium moped fashion e-bike outlined by customization. Motorbike-inspired, with absolutely customizable configurations, boasting 750 watts of uncooked energy paired with our largest battery thus far.”
The motorcycle-style seat and enormous entrance headlight definitely give the bike that old-school moped really feel, and the $1,499 value is bound to assist the SONDORS MadMods compete in opposition to similarly-styled Scrambler e-bikes.
However for now all we’ve are pc renders and an estimated delivery date subsequent yr. Let’s see if SONDORS can ship on these guarantees.
If that’s the case, extra established electrical minibikes, such because the Juiced HyperScrambler 2 under, might have one thing to fret about.
FTC: We use revenue incomes auto affiliate hyperlinks. More.
Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the podcast.