The British brand Pure Electric has just presented two new scooters with which it intends to take a further leap in terms of ergonomics and safety. Designed from scratch, both represent a reinvention of the traditional e-scooter concept.
Pure Electric has already made official the arrival of two new models to its range of urban electric micromobility. In this case it is the Advance and Advance Flex electric scooterswhich join the already existing range of e-scooters PureAir.
The British brand, founded in 2018 by Adam Norris, is committed to quality and reliability to offer the user a better way to get around cities on a daily basis.
“Footrests on either side of a central frame allow the driver to adopt a more natural forward position”
The new Pure Electric Advance and Advance Flex have been designed from scratch with this in mind, proposing a new way of understanding ergonomics in this type of electric vehicles.
a different platform
The basis of this new concept lies in the platform on which the user moves, which instead of adopting the usual way that forces him to circulate with his body tilted, proposes a much more natural posture.
For this, the new Pure Advance and Pure Advance Flex have a central chassis and a footrest on each side. In this way, the user stands with feet shoulder-width apart, weight balanced and facing completely forward.
Sam Bernard, Chief Technology Officer PureElectriccomments that “what we have seen so far from manufacturers of e-scootersthey’re essentially kids’ scooters with a narrow deck, just upgraded with a battery and motor.”.
“Our new range has footpegs positioned on either side of a central frame, allowing the rider to adopt a more natural forward position. This innovative approach places the driver lower to the ground, which means their experience is more stable and comfortable.”go on.
“With Pure Advance and Pure Advance Flex, the rider can easily lean into corners making the sensation controlled and fun, as if it were sliding on the floor, ”he expands.
The new platform with a more natural position is joined by other elements that Pure Electric believes raise safety standards.
Among them, the new PureControl headset, which is patent pending and is designed to stabilize unstable handlebars. In addition, the braking system has a regenerative brake on the rear wheel and a drum brake on the front. For their part, the 10-inch tires lack an inner tube.
The lighting system has also been improved. The handlebar incorporates indicator lights that can be seen from the front, side and rear. Also included LED lights on the rear of the footrests They flash sequentially when the driver indicates.
For its part, front light is four times brighter than the lights used in the previous range. In addition, the rear running light turns into a bright brake light when the driver pulls the brake lever.
Technical characteristics of Pure Advance and Advance Flex
all models of the advance range count on 500 W rated power motors and maximum power of 710 W, offering good acceleration and hill climbing.
Regarding autonomy, the Pure Advance is available in 2 models that offer different options. The basic Pure Advance has a maximum autonomy of 40 kilometers, while the Pure Advance+ can cover up to 50km on a single charge. For its part, the ultra-compact Pure Advance Flex has a range of up to 40 km.
Also important is the adaptation to the different conditions of the new Advance range, which, being approved with the IP65 waterproof ratingguarantees its performance in any weather situation.
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