A brand new electric vehicle is being added to Xiaomi's portfolio of electric scooters and bicycles - Xiaomi Himo electric scooter with a maximum range of 120 km and an incredible price.
"Babetta 2019 Edition" with a range of 120 km
Surely you remember the legendary communist moped Babetta, which came in 1970. Gasoline machine with a maximum of 50 km / h and starting via pedals. The Himo brand, which is funded by Xiaomi, is a new electric scooter / moped that also includes pedals, but got an electric one instead of a petrol engine.
Xiaomi Himo T1 electric scooter can be considered a kind of 2019 edition of the legendary Babeta. The basis of the news is 350 W enginewhich reaches the maximum speed 25 km / h. The scooter is powered by a Lithium-ion battery with capacity 14 Ah a drive 60 km.
A model with twice the size is to be available later 28 Ah battery and range up to 120 km per charge. If the battery is discharged, it is still possible to use human pedal drive.
Board computer and bright lights
Xiaomi Himo T1 electric is equipped with a proper LED display, which shows the current speed, the remaining battery capacity, the selected mode or the lights. As per the right scooter, this one got a powerful headlight with with a clarity of 18 cd.
The light is placed directly on the handlebars, thanks to which it shines even in corners. missing rear brake light in red. The lights are controlled with switches on the handlebars, where it is located turn signal switch. They are available on the front basket handles, which is suitable, for example, for carrying a smaller purchase.
For the most comfortable ride, the scooter was equipped with an efficient front and rear suspension. The soft seatpost also contributes to driving comfort. pair hydraulic disc brakes in turn, it makes driving much safer. The dry braking distance is only 4,5 meters, on a wet surface the scooter brakes to 5,9 meters.
As we are already used to with Xiaomi electric vehicles, the HIMO T1 electric scooter also received a famous price tag. In home China, it is available for pre-order for 2999 yuan, which is less than 400 € / 10 245 CZK. For comparison, the high-end Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone is sold for the same price.
The scooter is available in three colors - white, black and red. The manufacturer has its first deliveries scheduled for June / June. It is very likely that we will not see this great electric vehicle in Europe. If so, it is necessary to count on at least double the price.