The already for 5 years proven model SXT500 EEC, gets with the Facelift model a general overhaul missed. Proven things like frame design, seating position, handlebars and chassis remain unchanged. Nevertheless, after many years of experience and customer feedback, there are enough points to improve.
- Change to energy efficient brushless hub motor with 600W max motor power
- Dual suspension system on front axle .
- Integrated cruise control
- New very accurate speedometer, which is controlled by the Hall sensors of the hub motor .
- Large alloy wheels with low profile tires .
- Number plate holder with license plate illumination .
- ergonomically designed handlebar grips .
- New clean cable routing on the handlebars .
Probably the biggest and most radical change to the SXT500 EEC facelift model which was certified, tested and approved according to the new EEC Directive 168/2013 valid throughout Europe, is the installed brushless hub motor on the rear axle. In addition to the whisper-quiet drive, this also brings the advantage of a much more efficient consumption of energy with what results in a greater range at the same time higher power with 600W max. Also the maintenance of the chain as well as the noise of the chain drive is omitted. The hub motor used is a completely maintenance-free, encapsulated system in itself.
The built-in speedometer & odometer now shows the distance traveled & speed very accurately - this due to the connection via the control unit and the supply of data directly from the hub motor. In addition, the battery no longer needs to be changed here because the speedometer is connected directly to the power supply of the vehicle. An additional pleasant innovation is the integrated cruise control. As soon as the same speed is driven for about 8 seconds, the cruise control automatically activates and maintains the current speed without having to hold the throttle. If again the gas handle or the brake is operated, this deactivates the cruise control as one is used to it also already from the KFZ range.
Optical highlights are certainly the large aluminum rims, which were previously installed only on the larger models, on which the air-filled low-profile tires are installed. The rims are in two parts to make it as easy as possible to change the installed tube or tire. A highlight at the rear of the vehicle is new license plate holder with stylish license plate lighting & taillight.
The new ergonomically shaped handlebar grips provide a comfortable driving experience even on longer trips. Also contributing to this is the comfortable and height-adjustable saddle, which can be removed in seconds if necessary thanks to the Click & Lock system. The electric scooter is foldable and can be stored so small and compact in the trunk, storage space of the camper or boat.
The power supply of the SXT500 EEC - Facelift is via the battery housed under the footboard, which can be quickly and easily removed if necessary and also charged externally. For the battery itself, there is a choice between a 12 Ah lead acid battery, a 20 Ah LiFePo lithium battery or the very large 30Ah Li Ion battery pack. Depending on the type of battery used, the max range is up to 25 / 40 / 60 km (depending on the driving style, temperature, payload and maintenance and care of the battery).
Lead battery 12Ah:
250 charge cycles x 25 km range = 6,250 km total mileageLithium battery LiFePo4 20Ah:
1. 200 charging cycles x 40 km range per charge = 48,000 km total mileageLithium battery Li-Ion 30Ah:
1,500 charging cycles x 60 km range per charge = 90. 000 km total mileage
If you now compare this total mileage with each other, this looks as follows 48,000 : 6,250 = 7.7 times higher yield at the LiFePo4 lithium battery at not even twice the price - consequently, the lithium battery is calculated over the lifetime much cheaper than the lead battery technology. When compared with the Li-Ion battery, the difference becomes even clearer.Approval:
The scooter model is approved according to the Swiss Road Traffic Act. Delivery:
The delivery is 95% partially assembled for packaging reasons. The assembly time is about 30-60 minutes, depending on skill.