What is the best electric scooter for long commutes?
Every person has different requirements for electric scooters. Some just want a cheap, light and foldable electric scooter for commuting to work or school. A basic e-scooter, such as the Xiaomi M365, is ideal for such a purpose. But other people want to know what is the fastest electric scooter or which one has the best range. You will be absolutely shocked to find out what monster electric scooters are there available to buy.
In this post I will list the best electric scooters for long commutes with looking at the price tag. Lets be honest, the vast majority of people can't afford the scooters listed here. It is basically just a fun post to show you what a e-scooter is capable of when it is pushed to its technological limits. The limits for some of these scooters are really scary to think about.
The Best Electric Scooters For Long Commutes
1. Dualtron X II (Range 93 miles)
The Dualtron X II is the new and improved 2020 version of the Dualtron X. This beast of a electric scooter has a massive 8300 Watts of power. Yes, actually 8300 Watts, which is about 1,400 watts more than the Dualtron X.
The range for this scooter is an unmatched 93 miles, which is about 150 km. The top speed for the Dualtron II e-scooter is 68+ mph. This is more than most speed limits are on highways. All of this incredible and ridiculous power is made possible by 72V 3024Wh (LG, Li-on Battery). This beast is also able to ride on 60-70% steep slopes without any problems.
Hydraulic Bike Tunning 19 Step suspension also adds unrivaled stability to the scooter at such high speeds. The Dualtron X II has LED lighting system with built-in steering tube and Dual LED front lamp., side deck LED light, illuminated LED bar, brake light and ambient LED taillight.
The weight of the scooter is a very heavy 145.5 pounds and weight limit is 330 pounds. The price for the Dualtron X II with a range of 93 miles is $6500! Yep, you have to spend a lot of money if you want to own the best electric scooter for long commutes.
2. ZERO 11X Electric Scooter for Long Commutes (90 mile range)
The ZERO 11x electric scooter is available to buy at Ride Fat Daddy. Although chances are that it is sold out. It is the most expensive and advanced ZERO models on the market at the moment. It has more power, speed and range than previous ZERO electric scooter models.
This scooter has 1600 Watt brushless motors that can produce 5600 Watts of maximum power. The maximum speed is 60 mph and on eco mode the range is up to 90 miles when fully charged. It is certainly one of the fastest and longest ranged electric scooters available. Ideal for long commutes. The high capacity 72V 32Ah lithium-ion LG battery is the reason why the range is 90 miles on this beast.
The weight of the scooter is 131 pounds and load capacity is 330 pounds. The 11-inch tires are air filled, dual hydraulic disk breaks. The suspension on the ZERO 11x is long travel front and rear spring, front and rear LED lights and the retail price is $3500!
It is certainly one of the best electric scooters that money can buy and if you have the money and if you are crazy enough then why not buy this beast?
3. Speedway 5 Electric Scooter For Long Commutes (75 mile range)
The Speedway 5 yet again a very high quality extremely powerful e-scooter. But the price range for the Speedway 5 is a bit more realistic than the previous two examples. It is priced at $2100 at MiniMotors. That is still a lot of money but considering what you get with this money it is not that bad actually.
The e-scooter weight is only 70 pounds, while the Dualtron X II is a massive 145.5 pounds. The maximum load is 265 pounds. It features disk breaks with regenerative electric brake. The motor is BLDC hub motor producing 3,600 Watts. The battery is 60 V – 23.4 Ah – 1.4 KW/h with a range of up to 75 miles. And the maximum speed is 40 mph or 65 km/h.
The charging time can be as low as 4 hours when you have the quick charger or as long as 13 hours with one standard charger. The frame is made out of aviation grade 6082-T6 aluminum alloy and the shaft is made out of SCM440 steel. It has dual air spring suspension, easy to change tire system and full lighting system.
It pretty much has all the bells and whistles you would expect from a electric scooter costing $2100, which 3 times less than the Dualtron X II.
4. The ZERO 8X Electric Scooter for Long Commutes (35 mile range)
The ZERO 8x is a cheaper model from the ZERO series than the ZERO 11x. But it still has enough power, speed and range to blow most scooters out of the water. The powerful dual drive motor generates 1600 Watts reaching speeds up to 30-35 mph. The range for the ZERO 8X e-scooter is 45 miles in ideal riding conditions.
The ZERO 8X is more compact and shorter than some other models of the ZERO series. The honeycombed 8 x 3.5 inch tires don’t require air inflation so punctures are not an issue. It is also equipped with front and rear LED lights with lights under the chassis as well. The handlebars are foldable with double quick release folding mechanism. The weight of the ZERO 8X is 72 pounds and max load capacity is 265 pounds.
It is sold at a price of $1699 at REVRides and it is a very popular model. If you are looking for an electric scooter for long commutes that has a more or less reasonable price tag then the ZERO 8X might be the one. When you buy any of these electric scooters you can be sure that these are the best money can buy. It is certainly one of the best electric scooter for long commutes that has a realistic price tag for most people.
If you are planning to buy an electric scooter then why buy a $400-$500 scooter that most people scoot around with? Why not spend a little bit more money for a real rocket, like the ZERO 8X, especially if you have money to spend. You can be sure that you will never get bored riding one of these scooters.
5. Dualtron Spider Electric Scooter for Long Commutes (50 mile range)
The Dualtron series by MiniMotors is well-known for their high performance, fast, durable and long range electric scooters. Their Dualtron X is a very popular model although it is very expensive. The Dualtron Spider has also been a very popular model but th
e latest Dualtron Spider model has given what so many customers have wanted – an ultra lightweight electric scooter with lots of range and power.
The latest release of the Dualtron Spider gives you 3000 Watts of power, 37 mph top speed, 50 mile range – all in a scooter with a total weight of only 44 pounds. This is a new standard and it makes owning a fast and long ranged e-scooter much more practical. But lets take a closer look and see what exactly the new and improved Dualtron Spider has to offer.
6. Dualtron Eagle Pro Electric Scooter for Long Commutes (50 mile range)
Dualtron is well-known for their high performing and powerful electric scooters for adults. Their Dualtron X has been a
huge success and their other electric scooter models, such as Storm and Thunder and hugely popular.
The Dualtron Eagle Pro is the latest release of the Dualtron series and it might be their best electric scooter to date. With every new release and version the quality of electric scooters constantly improves and the Dualtron Eagle Pro has lots of improvements over the previous Dualtron electric scooter models.
The Dualtron Eagle Pro is perfect for people who want a high performing electric scooter but don’t want to spend almost $6000 for the Dualtron X. The dual 3600 Watt hub motors generate a huge amount of power and power the scooter to speeds of up to 40 mph. On flat roads and with a tailwind it is even possible to go faster than that.
This powerful electric scooter for adults is built to last. Built with aviation grade aluminium, steel and hard plastic. The 1344Wh (LG) battery has a range of up to 50 miles, which is one of the best stats in its price range. It is 22 pounds heavier than the Dualtron Spider, which has a max range of 37 miles. In real world conditions the range for the Eagle Pro and Spider are about the same.
7. Turbowheel Lightning+ Electric Scooter for Long Commutes (50 mile range)
- The upgraded dual motors of the Lightning + offer a stunning 1200 watts of sustained power with 3,600 watts of peak power. The maximum cruising speed is a stunning 45 mph or 72 km/h. The standard electric scooter, such as the M365, only goes 15 mph. The speed and especially the acceleration of the dual 1,200 motor is scary. It has plenty of power to go up most hills without even slowing down.
- The 60v battery pack with a capacity of 21Ah/1260Wh has an established range of 50+ miles when fully charged. This scooter will solve the problem of low battery because most people just won’t reach this point.
- The Lightning + electric scooter is fitted with large brake pads and Nutt hydraulic brake kit, which makes the braking more effective and precise than with cable braking.
- The front and rear suspension have spring and hydraulic damper with adjustable screw setting. It easily absorbs all the bumps and potholes on the road.