Room for a little 1: Piaggio announce £2500 E-scooter aimed at teens

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Piaggio have unveiled a new electric scooter that’s specifically aimed at being an easy and affordable transport option for youngsters.

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Called the 1, the bike was originally unveiled on social media platform TikTok (nope we don’t use it either...) as it’s a platform mostly used by younger people. Now, more details have been released about the little scoot.

The idea behind the 1 is that it’s a funky, simple to use and reliable electric scooter. It will be available from £2500.

There will be a few different models, with differing power outputs and battery sizes to suit varying licence regulations and to suit different budgets.

The standard £2500 1 will have a top speed of 28mph, a range of up to 34 miles and can be ridden by a 16-year-old. The £3000 1 Active can achieve 37mph and will go 53 miles in ECO and 41 miles in SPORT.

Piaggio One electric scooter rear

There will also be some nice tech under the hood including a 5.5" TFT dash that can change according to ambient conditions, full LED lights, keyless start and two throttle maps.

It sticks with the standard scooter layout with a flat floor and pull out passenger pegs plus Piaggio also claims it’s the only e-scoot in this category that has a spacious luggage compartment under the seat. To make charging easier, the batteries will also be removeable to charge in the home.

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Jordan Gibbons

By Jordan Gibbons

News Editor, owns some old bikes. Should know better.