Gogoro launches two new electric scooters with hot-swappable battery design
Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro has recently enhanced its electric scooter line-up with the launch of two new models --- the Gogoro 2 Delight, and the Gogoro S2.
The new Gogoro 2 Delight scooter has been described by Gogoro as a “light” yet fairly powerful scooter in its line-up, while the new Gogoro S2 is the company’s latest higher performance model. The cost of the Gogoro 2 Delight in Taiwan is $1,656, and the Gogoro S2 is priced at $2,055.
Both the new Gogoro 2 Delight and Gogoro S2 electric scooters boast the inclusion of Gogoro’s sleek hot-swappable battery design, which gives the riders the ability to swap out the batteries of their vehicles in less than 6 seconds.
The new Gogoro 2 Delight scooter is equipped with a 6.4 kW (8.6 hp) motor, whereas the new Gogoro S2 features a 7.6 kW (10.2 hp) motor; with the top speed of the scooters being 88 km/h (54.7 mph) and 92 km/h (57 mph) respectively.
The Gogoro 2 Delight and Gogoro S2 electric scooters, with battery swap system, have dual 1.3 kWh battery packs which enable both the scooters to achieve a range of 110 km (68 miles). The scooters come with Gogoro’s feature-packed smartphone app, with the help of which most of the settings on the scooters can be customized by the riders.
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