In collaboration with the award winning EV manufacturer Vectrix, the ROBRADY team has designed and developed a new offering that is a striking combination of both beauty and purpose in two-wheel electric transportation. The “VT-1” comes complete with a clean new ROBRADY aesthetic, interchangeable lithium batteries for fast swaps or remote charging, plug and play custom storage options, animated LCD instrumentation and a fleet variant that includes a removable rear end for extreme storage.
“The Vectrix VT-1 is remarkable by design,” said Brian Buccella, president of Vectrix.
ROBRADY’s design work began at the conversation level and quickly proceeded through concept imagery and then onto full size clay modeling. Balancing the various technologies (many developing in parallel with the vehicle itself), the ergonomics that span various rider and passenger sizes and manufacturability were all in constant play as the new aesthetic was born.
ROBRADY’s design thinking for the new Vectrix is all about “humanizing technology”. The performance is breathtaking with a top speed of 62MPH and a range up to 55 miles. Specific areas of design interest are:
User-Centric / Interchangeable Modular Lithium Battery System
An unprecedented removable modular battery system with sleek, clean, in-home re-charging unit that empowers urban dwellers with the freedom of EV ownership – no charging station needed. Fleet users can swap out power in seconds and remain on the go, go, go.
LCD GUI Instrumentation
The VT-1’s instrumentation display is smart, colorful and animated. It was methodically designed to give the rider the right information at the right time and at the right size. It’s also capable of a deep dive into many other facets of the digital scooter giving the operator a full read on all systems safely.
Plug and Play Forward Storage System
The customizable, rider facing, forward storage system keeps your gear safe, secure and well organized to your own specifications with hard and soft modular options. This ability to apply personal style and function to your e-scooter storage has global appeal.
Iconic New LED Headlight
The ultra-clean low and high LED beams are framed by two LED DRL (Daylight Running Light) light pipes that complete the progressive headlight design. The new light is aesthetically tied to the front aesthetic with jewelry-like design cues.
Integrated Fleet (Re) configuration
The VT-1 design strategically considered the needs of commercial users into its multipurpose platform. For fleet users, the fully modular storage system is designed to cater to the increasing demands of the global fleet market and can be easily reconfigured as often as needed.
Vectrix produces globally responsible zero-emissions electric vehicles that are environmentally friendly and provide the ‘freedom of the road’ sensation. Vectrix has all transportation needs covered with its platforms for personal urban transportation and commercial usage for law enforcement/security and parcel/cargo delivery.
> To learn more about Vectrix visit their website at www.vectrix.com.