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Electric Bicycles And Cars Were Ones Classic Models: Retro

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Does your heart skip a beat when you spot a vintage car, for example, a Volkswagen Beetle or a Fiat 500? Or do you like riding your traditional bike? Good news for the retro fanatic: with an e-bike conversion kit you can easily transform your retro two-wheeler into a high-performance power-assisted bike. The next step? More and more environment friendly classical cars are being made. In this article, we tell you all about the most recent developments around electric transport – retro style.

The increasingly popularity of e-bikes

E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular all over the globe. If you look at Europe alone, electric bicycles account for almost half of all bicycle sales. For some time now, the number of e-bike manufacturers has exploded to satisfy each and every customer demand and to propose a model adapted to all possible tastes and uses – like the love for retro transport.

We get why the Europeans are so enthusiastic about the e-bike: cycling on an e-bike is comfortable and well suited for long distances. You can move very quickly with very little effort. An e-bike can easily replace a car or scooter in a sustainable way. Even the traditional manufacturers of scooters, motorcycles or cars such as Lamborghini, Peugeot and BMW have started to propose their own models of e-bikes. Today, anyone can buy a brand new e-bike: the prices start around a 1.000 euros. In different cities all over the world an e-bike can also be rented via various sharing services.

Turn your traditional two-wheeler into an e-bike

Are you just too attached to your old and trusted two-wheeler? The purchase of a brand new electric bicycle is no longer necessary: with an e-bike conversion kit, you can transform your bike into an e-bike. And not just an e-bike: a high-performance power-assisted bike connected to your smartphone. Cool! When you are done with installing the conversion kit, your traditional bike will work the same as a ´normal´ e-bike, the engine is activated by pedalling and will stop when the brakes are activated or if the pedalling stops.

cruz 1 retro bike
Without too much effort, the newly made e-bike will be able to reach 25 km per hour - even with the most basic setup. There are even conversion kits that can allow exceeding 80 km per hour. Before ordering those, it makes good sense to pay close attention to the legislation in your country to necessary insurance coverage in order to be prepared in case of an accident or a fall. In most cases, the e-bike should have a maximum continuous rated power of 0.25 kW, of which “the output is progressively reduced and finally cut off as the vehicle reaches a speed of 25km/h (15.5mph) or if the cyclist stops pedalling."

Motorized wheels or a motor in the pedal block

The simplest for these e-bike transformations is to replace one of the wheels with a new wheel, equipped with a motor and a battery. The French start-up Rool'in, for example, offers these motorized wheels. The provided battery recharges in four hours via a standard electrical outlet and will provide power for a range of 50 to 60 kilometers. Since 2015, Rool'in sells motorized wheels of all sizes that fit all types of bicycles. The pricetag? A 26-inch wheel costs around 400 euros, the price for a 28-inch wheel is 800 euros. If you want to connect your self-converted electric bicycle to your smartphone, the best choice is the VeloKit. This wheel, which will cost you 900 euro, comes with five gears that you can operate via your telephone.

A popular brand that offers these kind of models for city bikes, mountain biking, cross-country or racing bikes is Befang. Some of the models are comptatible with different kind of smartphones. Several riding modes of driving are available. These include a pedestrian mode to circulate at low speed without pedalling or to advance at full speed without pedalling, and to vary the gears according to the road. Give your familiar traditional bike an electric upgrade with these conversion kits!

Rechargeable classic rides

What´s next? Well, if you just fitted your retro classical bicycle with an E-bike conversion kit you could start thinking about the next step: an environment friendly and groovy electric classical car. You are lucky - more and more classic electric cars are turned electric. Many manufacturers are working on environmentally friendly version of classics. Fiat, for example, has already promised an electric Fiat 500 in 2020. Also, Volkswagen is rumoured to be working on an electric VW Beetle. Curious which of the coolest electric retro cars you can take out for a sustainable drive in the near future?

Nobe 100: beautiful three-wheeled electric "car" with retro soul
Nobe 100: a beautiful retro three-wheeled electric "car" 

The electric Luka EV will take you to the sixties

Like the 1960’s? This is the electric car for you. The Luka EV by MV Motors was influenced by the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia and the Volvo P1800. The retro style takes you right to the sixties. A combination of a lightweight car and the battery pack means up to 300km (186 miles) driving range - and the battery can also charge up to 80 per cent in around an hour. 

Electric black Luca EV

Electric Carice Mk1: the perfect electric car for a sporty ride

Inspired by the 50's vintage Porsche models, this electric car is cooler than cool. And also unique. Initially, only 10 are being made (but more will roll off the production line if demand is there). We can already see ourselves drive this two-seater sports car!

Electric Blue MK1 with 2 people

This cool E-Type Jaguar is E-lectric

Jaguar has also brought an electric car on the market: the stylish E-Type Jaguar. This electric Jaguar has a driving range up to 170 miles using a 40kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which will be fully recharged in around six or seven hours. Note that you can choose from various options, like a modern or a vintage interior. That is why there is no list price for this car.

E-Type Jaguar E-electric

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Electric Bicycles And Cars Were Ones Classic Models: Retro

Does your heart skip a beat when you spot a vintage car, for example, a Volkswagen Beetle or a Fiat 500? Or do you like riding your traditional bike? Good news for the retro fanatic: with an e-bike conversion kit you can easily transform your retro two-wheeler into a high-performance power-assisted bike. The next step? More and more environment friendly classical cars are being made. In this article, we tell you all about the most recent developments around electric transport – retro style. The increasingly popularity of e-bikes E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular all over the globe. If you look at Europe alone, electric bicycles account for almost half of all bicycle sales. For some time now, the number of e-bike manufacturers has exploded to satisfy each and every customer demand and to propose a model adapted to all possible tastes and uses – like the love for retro transport. We get why the Europeans are so enthusiastic about the e-bike: cycling on an e-bike is comfortable and well suited for long distances. You can move very quickly with very little effort. An e-bike can easily replace a car or scooter in a sustainable way. Even the traditional manufacturers of scooters, motorcycles or cars such as Lamborghini, Peugeot and BMW have started to propose their own models of e-bikes. Today, anyone can buy a brand new e-bike: the prices start around a 1.000 euros. In different cities all over the world an e-bike can also be rented via various sharing services. Turn your traditional two-wheeler into an e-bike Are you just too attached to your old and trusted two-wheeler? The purchase of a brand new electric bicycle is no longer necessary: with an e-bike conversion kit, you can transform your bike into an e-bike. And not just an e-bike: a high-performance power-assisted bike connected to your smartphone. Cool! When you are done with installing the conversion kit, your traditional bike will work the same as a ´normal´ e-bike, the engine is activated by pedalling and will stop when the brakes are activated or if the pedalling stops. Without too much effort, the newly made e-bike will be able to reach 25 km per hour - even with the most basic setup. There are even conversion kits that can allow exceeding 80 km per hour. Before ordering those, it makes good sense to pay close attention to the legislation in your country to necessary insurance coverage in order to be prepared in case of an accident or a fall. In most cases, the e-bike should have a maximum continuous rated power of 0.25 kW, of which “the output is progressively reduced and finally cut off as the vehicle reaches a speed of 25km/h (15.5mph) or if the cyclist stops pedalling." {youtube} Motorized wheels or a motor in the pedal block The simplest for these e-bike transformations is to replace one of the wheels with a new wheel, equipped with a motor and a battery. The French start-up Rool'in, for example, offers these motorized wheels. The provided battery recharges in four hours via a standard electrical outlet and will provide power for a range of 50 to 60 kilometers. Since 2015, Rool'in sells motorized wheels of all sizes that fit all types of bicycles. The pricetag? A 26-inch wheel costs around 400 euros, the price for a 28-inch wheel is 800 euros. If you want to connect your self-converted electric bicycle to your smartphone, the best choice is the VeloKit. This wheel, which will cost you 900 euro, comes with five gears that you can operate via your telephone. A popular brand that offers these kind of models for city bikes, mountain biking, cross-country or racing bikes is Befang. Some of the models are comptatible with different kind of smartphones. Several riding modes of driving are available. These include a pedestrian mode to circulate at low speed without pedalling or to advance at full speed without pedalling, and to vary the gears according to the road. Give your familiar traditional bike an electric upgrade with these conversion kits! Rechargeable classic rides What´s next? Well, if you just fitted your retro classical bicycle with an E-bike conversion kit you could start thinking about the next step: an environment friendly and groovy electric classical car. You are lucky - more and more classic electric cars are turned electric. Many manufacturers are working on environmentally friendly version of classics. Fiat, for example, has already promised an electric Fiat 500 in 2020. Also, Volkswagen is rumoured to be working on an electric VW Beetle . Curious which of the coolest electric retro cars you can take out for a sustainable drive in the near future? Nobe 100: a beautiful retro three-wheeled electric "car"  The electric Luka EV will take you to the sixties Like the 1960’s? This is the electric car for you. The Luka EV by MV Motors was influenced by the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia and the Volvo P1800. The retro style takes you right to the sixties. A combination of a lightweight car and the battery pack means up to 300km (186 miles) driving range - and the battery can also charge up to 80 per cent in around an hour.  Electric Carice Mk1: the perfect electric car for a sporty ride Inspired by the 50's vintage Porsche models, this electric car is cooler than cool. And also unique. Initially, only 10 are being made (but more will roll off the production line if demand is there). We can already see ourselves drive this two-seater sports car! This cool E-Type Jaguar is E-lectric Jaguar has also brought an electric car on the market: the stylish E-Type Jaguar. This electric Jaguar has a driving range up to 170 miles using a 40kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which will be fully recharged in around six or seven hours. Note that you can choose from various options, like a modern or a  vintage interior . That is why there is no list price for this car. https://www.whatsorb.com/category/transportation