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NIU electric scooters. Is this the new Vespa?

The arrival of the NIU –   has become tipped to become “the new Vespa” according to scooter dealers in the industry

As electric scooters go, the NIU is currently flying with massive sales across Europe and impressive order now it has launched in the UK.

NIU Electric scooters have acheived massive sales across Europe

A NIU can cost as little as £1,699 or (minus OLEV grant) £1,359 + OTR with 2 year warranty on the bike and 3year warranty of the battery.

With zero emissions, exceptional build quality, lightweight construction and zero-carbon footprint, the NIU promises a new chapter in “earth-kind travel” at a price to please.

You can be out and on the road for as little as £1359 + OTR as above and with virtually no running costs, that makes it incredibly cheap biking. Top-of-the range models, meanwhile, come in at under four grand.

The NIU is powered by a compact and lightweight 8-10kg battery (depending on model) which you can remove and charge in approximately 3.5hrs at home or in the office and it has a range of  up to a 100 miles.

Developed from a Kickstarter crowdfunding  project and co-founded by Li Yi Nan, and Token Hu – formerly of Microsoft – the NIU has received rave reviews.

Forbes were also quoted stating, this electric scooter was “Very likely to become the new Vespa”.

It is praise indeed to receive favorable comparisons to possibly the world’s most iconic and trend-setting scooter brand.

NIU’s five model range

NIU boasts five models to compete in the electric scooter market. These are: 

The NGT with three drive modes: Sport, Dynamic and E-Save The M+ an electric bike built for two The N series which delivers four days of typical urban commuting. The M series which injects electric spark in heritage scooter design, and The U series, a smart scooter purpose built for the city.

Sinnis the UK distributors for NIU sold out of their first three stock batches of NGT and the N series, and took heavy pre-orders on the new U Pro. Hundreds have already been sold by UK dealers.

What next? Wireless charging?

Five reasons to buy an electric scooter

Here are five reasons why people should buy an electric scooter:

They produce zero emissions and zero carbon footprint. Compared to traditional carbon fuel they cost virtually nothing to run.The electric scooter also beats public transport costs. There are almost no servicing costs or mechanical maintenance with minimal moving parts. Electric scooters are exempt from standard rate vehicle tax and the London congestion charge.

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