IKOO Transporter

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IKOO Transporter

I've read quite a few articles about the IKOO Transporter Electric Scooter... but am having zero luck finding any available. Does anyone here have experience with the IKOO? I'd appreciate hearing your thoughts. Thanks in advance!

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Re: IKOO Transporter

I can't help but think the wheels look undersized, though they're probably fine. Nice scooter.

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Re: IKOO Transporter

http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/ikoo-transporter-ultra-hip-sub-1000-electric-motorbike

from the site's text:
iKOO Transporter: Ultra Hip Sub-$1000 Electric Motorbike [Edit]

iKOO Transporter: Ultra Hip Sub-$1000 Electric Motorbike Click for Larger Image

The IKOO is zippy with its powerful EQuakeTM S6 electric motor. This specially selected electric motor provides optimal balance between speed and range. It is packed with 600W of raw power that generates enough torque to move you quickly with a practical cruising range.
Safety is not compromised for speed as it is placed top priority in the design and construction. Cross-drilled power disk brakes are in place for you to confidently control the speed you need. The electrical system is built with full redundancy. If any part of the power plant begins to show diminished capacity, other cells will maintain balance with its high voltage design to provide a safe shut down. Your ride is supported by an ultra rigid frame constructed out of T304 surgical stainless steel alloy. Each part is tested to make sure that the highest standards are met. Tail/directional/brakes lights are installed with optional headlights and rear view side mirrors for additional ride safety.

With portability as a key design objective, the IKOO measures about 1295mm or 51 inches in total length. The IKOO weighs relatively light, only at about a total of 32 kg or 70 lbs (with batteries). However, it is heavy enough to give you a sturdy and firm feel of the road.

Other standard features include key ignition, motorcycle styled twist-throttle and power monitors to tell you like a fuel gauge, how much electric power you have left in your power plant. The included quick charger with smart charging system will charge quickly and automatically cut off overcharging to prevent damages to the batteries’ cells.

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Re: IKOO Transporter

I talked to IKOO a few months ago about adding their product to my shop. They told me that they were in the process of reworking the scooter. They said that they should have a new model soon.

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Hhhmmm, "reworking?" "new model soon?"
The IKOO rep that replied to me merely said that there's a huge backlog... and that it'd be 90 days, especially since they're built to order. No mention of anything being reworked, or that a new model is coming soon.
If it's true that the IKOO is being reworked, I'd rather wait for the new model. No sense in buying something that's obsolete or about-to-be-obsolete.
Of course, I'd imagine the price would be higher.

Anyways, from what I could figure out by digging through this and various EV forums, is that there aren't very many IKOOs around... at least not enough for anyone who actually bought them to comment on the forums. Anything written about the IKOO is either by IKOO or by reviewers who received samples from IKOO... no actual purchasers... Hhhmmm...

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I like the look of it, and the 14 inch wheels are plenty big enough. I am up on most of what is available on the market, and never heard of this company and don't recall ever reading about them from a real end user

Their specifications page is missing some important data as well. What voltage does it run? Is the motor Brushless? $1200 is a lot of money for an 18 MPH scooter that comes with lead acid batteries. 600 watts is not that powerful of a motor, like they seem to be implying. I wonder how it would do on hills-no mention of what grade it can climb with a 180 pound rider.

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Re: IKOO Transporter

In case anyone wants to see their specs and website

http://www.ikoo.us/tech.html

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Re: IKOO Transporter

I have been intrigued with this scooter for a long time. I have a City Mantis, which is a cheaper China version which is hell to find parts for and has really bad construction (but it only costs $200.. I have wanted one of these but would want one with better technology (Like Li-polymar Batteries and a more powerful motor).. The City Mantis, ala Rad Max, and other names, had a 250W belt drive with 2 12V SLA batteries.. Would love to see a version with this form factor with Li-Poly with a 48V 400W motor or more. The form factor is awesome and a totally eye catching element on the street. Everybody calls out "awesome" on the City Mantis, the Ikoo, would do even better... Always stopped on the street and asked what that is.. I could sell thousands of these if updated, great for urban commuting!

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