The award wining British invention of the year is the eFOLDi collapsible electric scooter is the lightest design scooter in the world without batter at 37.5 pounds
eFOLDi is an award winning product that has won the British Invention of the Year for its electric scooter design that combines a unique and collapsible design into the worlds lightest scooter without the battery in it.
Weighing in at only 37.5 pounds without the batter this electric scooter is excellent for those that want a lightweight mobility product for everyday use or for those that want to travel.
eFOLDi Scooter Review
This review will cover the following:
- What is the eFOLDI scooter
- How to know if this type of scooter is right for you
- The specs of the eFOLDi scooter
- In-depth research of this scooter
What exactly is the eFOLDi scooter?
The eFOLDi MK1.5 scooter is a British designed scooter that wont the British invention of the year. The scooter without the batter is only 37.5 pounds making it the lightest electric collapsible scooter in the world.
The scooter comes with a high torque 240-watt motor that is extremely quite. The scooter runs off a Li-ion battery and is built with a rigid strong aluminum alloy frame.
What makes this really unique is that the scooter can fold really tight at 26″ x 22″ x 16″ into a wheeled suitcase shaped design allowing for easy transport and storage into a car, trunk, airplane, or cruise ship. Like other lightweight power scooters the eFOLDi makes traveling easier.
Who makes the eFOLDi scooter?
The United Kingdom. This scooter is manufactured from very high quality materials
Who is this type of scooter best for?
The Scooter itself can be used by just about anyone that needs help from a mobility aid. However, those looking for the lightest possible electric Scooter to travel and transport will find this Scooter a top choice. Unlike some 4-wheel scooters, 3-wheel scooters are lighter and easier to travel with.
This Scooter was created for different applications, but the design and aspiration are to get a person around easy and safely who needs help from an electric scooter. This Scooter is perfect for the elderly who have mobility issues and cannot walk long distances.
If you want to get out and travel, this Scooter is an excellent choice for you.
Features overview of the eFOLDI scooter
|Product weight||37.5, 42 lbs.|
|Weight capacity||265 lbs.|
|Width when folded||22″|
|Type of frame||Foldable|
|Number of wheels||3-wheel|
|Color of frame||Silver|
|Rear wheel size||10″|
|Front wheel size||12″|
|Climbing angle max||10 degrees|
|Max speed||8 mph|
|Driving range||14 miles|
|Battery weight||3.9 lbs.|
|Type of battery||24V 12Ah|
- Pneumatic tires and super strong rigid forged aluminum allow frame
- 4 point floating seat suspension
- Silent 240 watt motor
- Climbs 1:6 gradient
- Manual cable brake
- World’s lightest compact folding scooter
- Folds as little as 26″ x22″ x 16″
- Aluminum components
- Converts into a chair
How much does the eFOLDi Scooter cost?
The eFOLDi Scooter at the time of this writing cost $2,599.00. This includes the Scooter, battery, and charger. Compared to other powered scooters within the same class, the eFOLDi is slightly higher compared to other comparable models.
With that said, this electric Scooter is well built using excellent materials, provides high drive times, and comes in the lightest package. Because of this, we believe the pricing to be of good value.
Frequently asked questions about the eFOLDi Scooter.
How does this Scooter fold and unfold?
The folding is not tricky. The Scooter can be folded into storage mode, trolley mode (suite case), and chair mode when not in scooter mode. To unfold you position the eFOLDi vertically and release the carry handles by pressing the B and C latches. Then rotate the carry handle to a vertical position. Then pull the control bar towards you and use a twisting motion to unlatch the magnetic catch. To see a full demonstration of this and how to fold and unfold the Scooter, visit the manual from eFOLDi here.
Can this Scooter be taken on planes or buses?
Yes. This device can be taken on airplanes, buses, and other vehicles. This mobility device can be driven up to almost the point of getting into a vehicle or mode of transportation, then folded into a suitcase-style bag and brought onto the form of transportation.
What type of battery does this scooter use?
The eFOLDi Scooter uses a 24V 12Ah battery.
How long does the battery last?
The Scooter can last up to 14 miles of drive time under normal conditions on a full charge.