Zapp has gained a Pink Dot Design award for the Carbon version of its i300 electrical scooter.
The Pink Dot award comes after Zapp additionally gained on the German Design Award, Good Design Award, and three wins on the E-Mobility Awards; and additionally wins for Honda at Pink Dot, for the Honda CB750 Hornet and Honda XL750 Transalp.
Warin Thanathawee, Chief Design Officer, Zapp, mentioned: “We’re completely delighted to have gained this prestigious Pink Dot Award: Product Design. Zapp may be very a lot a design-led firm; high quality and innovation are on the centre of all that we do, so to have our work recognised by Pink Dot’s professional, worldwide jury is a superb honour.
“For the i300, we have created a design that blends outdated and new, one which concurrently attracts inspiration from the historical past of two-wheeled transport, and appears in the direction of an thrilling, electrified future. We have created a very new design language that conveys Zapp’s technological development and high-performance credentials, all by way of interesting kinds which can be easy but elegant.”
The Zapp i300 takes a comparatively novel method to bike design, with its Z-shaped exoskeleton chassis designed to create a decrease centre of gravity, and subsequently enhance dealing with, in addition to simplify the manufacturing course of by necessitating fewer particular person components. The bike additionally encompasses a double-battery system, through which every battery weighs 6kg and will be charged from 20% to 80% in 40 minutes, whereas the bike’s efficiency means it might attain 30mph from a standstill in 2.3 seconds.
Discover out extra, together with pre-orders for the Zapp i300 Carbon Launch Version, on the Zapp web site.
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