Earlier this month, the Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2: Mercedes edition was announced at at the time it looked like a really interesting product.
Today it arrived.
After having the chance to unbox it and get hands-on, the engineering, scale and production quality of the electric scooter is now all very impressive.
Online photos of the product, simply don’t do justice to how well designed this is and I guess that shouldn’t be a surprise given the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team were willing to lend their branding to it.
Famously Lewis Hamilton loves a good scooter at the race track and when scooters pack specs like a max speed of 25km/hr and range of up to 45km, its easy to see why.
There was very little assembly required, basically unbox it, remove the packaging, fold up the front bar, attach the handlebars with 4 screws and you’re good to go.
Once you’re setup, there’s a nice kickstand you can fold down to have it stand in pace. Given the scale and weight (14.2kg) of the electric scooter, the kickstand is a must and feels strong and robust.
When it comes to operation, there’s a central display on the handle-bars that shows your current speed, battery level etc. To the right, you have the throttle which you control using your thumb, while the brakes are a standard bike experience with a full handle to grab and slow yourself down.
When it comes to stopping, the rear wheel has a full disc brake which stops yo