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Compare the Apollo City and the Unagi Model One (E500)

When comparing electric scooters, often times advertised ranges don't match up with reality.  We included metrics from real-world road tests.  Plus, raw specs such as battery capacity and motor wattage provide unbiased performance metrics when evaluating electric scooters

Apollo City

Apollo City

Unagi Model One (E500)

Unagi Model One (E500)

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Comparing the Apollo City and Unagi Model One (E500) Electric Scooters: A Comprehensive Guide

In the fast-evolving world of electric scooters, two models, Apollo City and Unagi Model One (E500) distinguish themselves through design, power, and utility giving potential buyers plenty to consider. Starting with their design, both scooters carry a modern, sleek look. However, the Unagi Model One (E500) leans more towards a minimalist style while the Apollo City balances its aesthetic appeal with practical features such as a better suspension and larger pneumatic tires, providing smoother rides on uneven roads. When it comes to performance, the Apollo City outshines the Unagi E500. Armed with a 600W motor, the Apollo City provides more power and reaches a top speed of 25mph compared to Unagi's 500W dual motor and maximum speed of 20mph. The Apollo model also impresses in range, travelling up to 28 miles on a single charge compared to the Unagi’s 15.5-mile range. For comfort and safety, the Apollo City provides dual suspension and a well-lit LED system, improving ride stability and visibility in less than ideal lighting conditions. Meanwhile, the Unagi E500’s lacks significant suspension and its LED lighting system isn’t as comprehensive. Portability is one area where the Unagi Model darts ahead. With an elegant one-click system, it is simpler to fold compared to Apollo City and at 26.5 lbs, it's significantly lighter than Apollo City’s 39 lbs. Overall, the Apollo City electric scooter leads in performance, comfort, and safety. Meanwhile, the Unagi Model One (E500) holds its own with an edge in portability and minimalist design. Ultimately, the choice comes down to the user's specific needs and preferences.


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