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, suppose once more. Electrical bicycle producer SONDORS has simply unveiled its personal line of recent electrical mopeds often 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 listing.
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 function 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 normally include unimaginable costs.
The MadMods will function 750W rear hub motors and 4″ fats tires, which once more matches the general electric moped/mini-bike trend we’re currently witnessing.
Nevertheless, SONDORS appears to be going with an attention-grabbing 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 provide 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 occasions.
SONDORS may even be including quite a lot of customization choices as properly, as the corporate described in a message to its followers:
“SONDORS MadMods is a premium moped fashion e-bike outlined by customization. Bike-inspired, with totally customizable configurations, boasting 750 watts of uncooked energy paired with our largest battery so far.”
The motorcycle-style seat and huge entrance headlight definitely give the bike that old-school moped really feel, and the $1,499 worth is bound to assist the SONDORS MadMods compete towards similarly-styled Scrambler e-bikes.
However for now all we’ve got are pc renders and an estimated delivery date subsequent yr. Let’s see if SONDORS can ship on these guarantees.
In that case, extra established electrical minibikes, such because the Juiced HyperScrambler 2 beneath, could have one thing to fret about.