Advertisement

New SEAT eScooter concept to preview production model

The all-electric SEAT eScooter concept has been teased ahead of a full unveil on 19 November at this year’s Barcelona Smart City Expo

SEAT eScooter - teaser

SEAT has confirmed it will launch an all-electric eScooter concept on 19 November at the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, with plans to produce a production version in the coming months. The electric motorcycle will be part of the Spanish brand’s “micromobility” strategy, which aims to provide compact, sustainable transport for cities.

Advertisement - Article continues below

The eScooter’s teaser image suggests it will bear similar dimensions to the Peugeot Satelis 125i and Honda Forza 125. Like most scooters it’ll feature an upright windscreen, and a hinged saddle covering a luggage compartment large enough for a helmet.

SEAT and Cupra given lead in fresh VW Group “micromobility” push

Specifications on SEAT’s production-ready electric motorcycle remain under wraps, but the firm has confirmed it will have performance “equivalent to a 125cc model.” For current A1 license holders, power is capped at around 15bhp for 125cc motorcycles – and we expect SEAT’s new electric motorcycle will offer similar performance.

SEAT’s production-ready electric scooter will be built in collaboration with the Spanish motorcycle manufacturer Silence, and will be sold to both private customers and vehicle sharing companies. It will also be the latest product in SEAT’s planned range of alternative micromobility vehicles, following on from the recently released Renault Twizy-rivalling SEAT Minimo concept.

SEAT’s President, Luca de Meo, said: “the constant growth of large cities makes achieving efficient mobility one of the main challenges to overcome. Today we are taking a further step in our urban micromobility strategy by confirming the launch of the first eScooter in the history of the brand.”

What do you make of SEAT’s planned all-electric motorcycle? Let us know in the comments section below… 

Advertisement
Advertisement

Recommended

SEAT launches three new electric scooters
SEAT

SEAT launches three new electric scooters

SEAT’s offerings include an all-electric moped and a pair of electric scooters – all of which are designed for urban travel
16 Jun 2020
SEAT and Skoda dealers give virtual tours of cars from their driveways
News

SEAT and Skoda dealers give virtual tours of cars from their driveways

Customers can watch livestreams where product experts from SEAT and Skoda dealers answer their questions
14 Apr 2020
VW emissions scandal: VW installed ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of cars, High Court finds
VW Emissions scandal update 2
Volkswagen

VW emissions scandal: VW installed ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of cars, High Court finds

The UK’s High Court has ruled that VW installed devices to cheat emissions tests in thousands of its cars
6 Apr 2020
SEAT and Cupra given lead in VW Group ‘micromobility’ push
SEAT Minimo concept - front action
SEAT

SEAT and Cupra given lead in VW Group ‘micromobility’ push

VW Group’s Spanish arm has been tasked with developing new modes of transport suitable for sharing alongside traditional cars
11 Sep 2019

Most Popular

Over a quarter of drivers are late for their MoT
MOT testing station
Consumer news

Over a quarter of drivers are late for their MoT

Motorists who drive a car without a valid MoT certificate risk a fine of up to £1,000
7 Aug 2020
New 2022 Ineos Grenadier: prices, specs and launch date
Ineos Grenadier

New 2022 Ineos Grenadier: prices, specs and launch date

Ineos Automotive’s spiritual successor to the old Land Rover Defender will go on sale soon, with a starting price of around £50,000
6 Aug 2020
Best new car deals 2020
Best cars & vans

Best new car deals 2020

Secure your dream model from our list of the best new car deals on the market right now
6 Aug 2020