Environmental awareness is at an all-time high. Hence, we are seeing a massive push from organizations and the public for sustainable alternatives. Recycling and choosing the reusable material are a big help as several big-name manufacturers explore these options. Moreover, the automotive industry is doing its part by gradually switching over to electric power. Other modes of personal transport are likewise getting the electric treatment as shown by the Audi E-Tron Scooter.

We’ve been following Audi’s exploits for a while now, and we are definitely loving what’s in the works. For a while now, the German automaker has been teasing all-electric versions of various vehicles in its catalog. There are E-Tron concepts for an SUV, a race car, and a bunch of others that are instant showstoppers.

Now, it’s flexing its muscle in a new category, which will benefit those seeking an eco-friendly personal urban transport. The E-Tron Scooter looks like a compact, robust, unique, and fun ride that we would gladly use for our daily commute. Weighing 26 pounds, users can choose between carbon fiber or wood for the deck,

While most electric scooters from other companies apply a two-wheel design, the Audi E-Tron Scooter goes with four wheels. Not only does it require lesser effort to balance, but handling should also likewise be better as well. Instead of the conventional handlebars, it features a single pull handle with a twist grip for acceleration. For additional safety, a hydraulic foot brake is available for the rear wheels. This travel-friendly machine can run up to 12.5 miles before it needs a recharge and can reach speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour.

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