VIRO Rides VR 550E Electric Scooter Review 2020
The Viro Ride VR 550E Electric Scooter is an aggressive commuting tool, built with reliable technology to ensure all the needs of your kids and teenagers of early ages are covered. It is user friendly, so you don’t have to worry about the safety of your teenagers and kids.
Some of its interesting features include the running LED lights, hand-operated brake, a speed of 10 mph, polyurethane tires, which are very durable and other features we shall look at below. In addition to that, we shall look at the pros and cons, and finally, an alternative for its constraints.
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Overview of VIRO Rides VR 550E Electric Scooters
The VIRO Rides VR 550E Electric Scooter is built with reliable technology making it durable, stylish and aggressive. Its frames and body are made of steel and aluminum, and its tires are made from polyurethane. It is easy to assemble and recharge, as well.
It has a maximum speed of 10mph and a mile range of 6 miles. Its recharge time is 12 hours, and the battery after full charge is 40 minutes. Its emission-free motor-powered chain is enclosed to ensure the safety of the commuter. This aspect makes it environmental friendlily as well.
It has running LED lights for visibility and a cool ground effect, which is a desirable feature among kids and teens. The low maximum load limit also indicates it was made with kids in mind; finally, it’s versatile and can be used to commute on bumpy paths.
This review will focus on the key features of the VIRO Rides Electric Scooter, the pros and cons and the best alternative to cover for the constraints just in case one may need to upgrade.
Key Features of VIRO Rides VR 550E Electric Scooter
- Top speed of 10 mph
- It has a 100 W brush motor
- The metal frame is made from aluminum and steel materials
- 6 mile range on full battery charge
- It has running LED lights
- It is powered by a 12V 7Ah lead-acid rechargeable battery
- It has a thumb throttle control and a rear hand brake
- The maximum load limit is at 120 lbs, and its net weight is about 31lbs
- The battery has a 12hours charge time and 40 minutes of battery life
VIRO Rides VR 550E Pros and Cons
- Its tires are made from durable polyurethane and can handle bumpy roads
- The rear handbrake ensures easy and safe control
- The top speed of 10 mph is suitable for kids
- Its metal frame and tires are made of durable materials
- It is versatile and can be used to commute on bumpy paths
- The LED running lights increase visibility in addition to the cool ground effect
- The chain is enclosed to ensure it is not hazardous to the user
- It is not foldable, therefore, compromising on portability
- Its height is not adjustable
- There is no storage space
- It has a low maximum weight load, therefore, limiting it to kids and teenagers
The Best Alternative for VIRO Rides VR 550E: TURBOANT X7 Pro
The TURBOANT X7 Pro is so far the best alternative for commuters who plan to upgrade or have outgrown the Viro Rides 550e electric scooter. These features are unmatched, and we shall look at them below and other detailed aspects why it is the best alternative to go for.
- Its maximum speed is 20 mph
- It is driven by a strong electric motor (350W)
- The mile range on full battery charge is 16 miles
- Powered by a 36V, 10Ah battery
- Its maximum weight load is 275 lbs, and its net weight is 33 lb
- It has a rear brake which is hand operated
- It is foldable and has an LED headlight
- It has LED display for monitoring speed, remaining battery and different scooter settings
- 10inch pneumatic tire which give a comfy ride
Why it is the best alternative
In addition to the above features, we shall elaborate on some aspects, most of which are attached to the feature; why we consider TURBOANT X7 Pro the best alternative for viro rides electric scooter?
The top speed for viro rides vr 550e is only 10 mph while that for TURBOANT is 20 mph. This is an additional speed of ten miles; you, therefore, can travel longer distances within a short time.
The mile range on a fully charged battery for viro electric scooter is 6 miles while that for TURBOANT is 16 miles. If you have to travel long distances, the latter will serve you better while the former will only limit you.
The viro rides vr 550e is powered by a 100W brush motor, whereas the TURBOANT is powered by a 350W brushless motor. This means the TURBOANT is more powerful, and it will serve you better.
The net weight of the Viro electric scooter is 31lbs, and it can carry a maximum weight load of 120 lbs limiting it to teens and kids. TURBOANT, on the other hand, has a net weight of 33lbs and can support a max load of 275 lbs. It, therefore, does not limit usage by adults and heavyweights.
LED display and lights
The Viro Rides 550e electric scooter only has running LED lights for visibility while the TURBOANT has LED headlights and can be used to commute at night. It also has LED display to monitor battery power, speed and other different scooter settings.
The two may have similarities like the materials used to make their body frames, tires and feature like rear brakes and their operation. Still, the TURBOANT remains a better option in many aspects, as mentioned above.
In conclusion, the viro rides vr 550e was designed with kids and teenagers in mind this is attributed to the fact that its maximum weight load is limited to 120 lbs. Another factor is the running LED lights, which has a ground effect. This feature makes teenagers feel cool among their age mates.
In addition to that, the viro electric scooter is suitable for commuting short distances considering the mile range on full battery is only six miles. The low speed of 10 mph also limits its long-distance commuting abilities. To sum it up, TURBOANT X7 Pro is a good alternative because it covers all the constraints associated with the viro rides electric scooter.