Sharp has announced its entry into the electric scooter market with the introduction of two models, the EM-KS1 and EM-KS2. They have a lightweight design and decent performance, while the price is very attractive.
The Sharp EM-KS1 costs around $472, while the EM-KS2 is priced at $721. Both models are well suited for urban travel and are capable of carrying users weighing up to 120 kg. The scooters weigh only 14.5 kg and 18.8 kg respectively.
Sharp EM-KS1 and EM-KS2 are equipped with dual rear suspension, efficient braking system and safety features that can be controlled via smartphone. Electric scooters can be locked and unlocked remotely using a smartphone, and it is also possible to charge a smartphone via the USB port on the handlebars.
The maximum speed of Sharp EM-KS1 is 25 km/h, and EMS-KS2 accelerates to 35 km/h. Both models have a brushless motor (36V, 350W). The EM-KS1 received a battery with a capacity of about 6.6 Ah, and the EM-KS2 received a 10.4 Ah battery. The smartphone app can be used to control the built-in headlight and lantern, as well as to adjust gears and act as a speedometer.
The Sharp EM-KS1 and EM-KS2 can be easily folded and come with a built-in storage hook. These rugged and compact e-scooters will be available in spring 2022 and have the potential to be hits.