Gotrax is US (Denver) based brand of hoverboards and other electric rideables and they are bringing to us some cool kids’ hoverboards called Gotrax ION. If you search the Internet you will find that Gotrax ION hoverboard is often called as the best hoverboard for kids, younger and inexperienced drivers as their first ride.
Features of Gotrax ION Hoverboard
The Gotrax ION is a lightweight hoverboard with only 22 lbs able to lift the person up to 200 lbs. Its 2×200 W motors are powered with batteries tested & certified to UL 2272 safety standards thus giving the rider ability to ride as fast as 7 mph and up to 9 miles before recharging them, depending on speed and terrain. To recharge the batteries you will need about 2 hours. It has improved design with more durable chassis above the 6.5” wheels and it is available in 9 cool colors like aqua, orange, green, yellow, pink, red, white and black color.
In some descriptions of Gotrax ION you can find that it is made for all terrains but it isn’t true. We would recommend riding it on smooth pavement to prevent any possibility of toppling over. Even more, you should avoid uneven pavement, cracks, and pit holes which may be a bit rough for 6.5” tires. However, tires are having great grip on smooth surfaces. Also, don’t be fooled with some comments that ION is water resistant. It is in compliance with IP56 standard (splash and light rain resistant), meaning you can’t plunge it into water. Also, one of the coolest things about this hoverboard are its LED lights and LED rings in the wheels that pulse blue. If you are looking for suitable hoverboard for your kids or as your first hoverboard this could be it, especially because it has very affordable price for the quality presented.
Main Features of Gotrax ION
- UL2272 Certified
- Weight: 22 lbs
- Maximum Weight: Up to 200 lbs
- Wheels: 6.5” tires
- Charging Time: 2 hours
- Maximum Speed: 7 mph
- Maximum Range: Up to 9 miles depending on speed and terrain
- Maximum Climbing Angle: 15 degrees
- LED Lights: LED headlights and LED wheel lights