top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Build Your Child's Dream: A Kids Electric Vintage Scooter

One of the most appealing rides for children these days is an electric scooter, and what better way to combine modern technology with classic design than creating a kids electric vintage scooter? In this article, we will take you through the steps to build a customized scooter that is both functional and reminiscent of vintage designs. Read on to learn our tips on choosing the right parts, assembling and wiring the scooter, and adding delightful vintage touches.

Step 1: Choose the Right Parts
To start building your kids electric vintage scooter, you will need the following components:

  • A lightweight and sturdy scooter frame (preferably a classic design)

  • An electric motor (check the recommended age and weight capacity)

  • A battery pack and charger (compatible with the motor)

  • A speed controller and throttle

  • Wheels and tires (vintage style)

  • Brakes (either disc or drum)

  • Handlebars, grips, and brake levers (choose with a vintage look)

  • A seat or saddle (match the style of the scooter)

Step 2: Assemble the Scooter
Attach the wheels, brakes, and handlebars to the scooter frame, carefully following the manufacturer's guidelines. Install the seat or saddle, ensuring that it fits comfortably and securely. Then, mount the electric motor in the designated area of the scooter frame, depending on the model, either in the front or back wheel hub or on the scooter deck.

Step 3: Wiring and Electrical Components
Securely connect the battery pack to the motor and speed controller via the provided wires. Ensure that all connections are tight and well insulated to prevent any unintended electric shocks or disconnections during scooter operation. Then, attach the throttle to the handlebars and connect it to the speed controller.

Step 4: Vintage Touches
Now that the scooter is fully functional, it's time to add some vintage flair. This can be done in several ways, such as adding decorative chrome accents, using retro stickers, or applying classic paint schemes. You could also opt for vintage-style accessories like a wicker front basket, tassels on the handlebars, or an old-fashioned horn.

Step 5: Safety First
Before allowing your child to ride their new electric vintage scooter, make sure all the connections are secure, test the brakes, and check that the throttle operates smoothly. Also, ensure that your child understands the proper operation of the scooter and give them the necessary safety gear, such as a helmet, knee pads, and elbow pads.

With a keen focus on quality, assembly, and loving attention to detail, you can build a kids electric vintage scooter that will provide hours of fun and become a cherished memory for years to come.

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy

Levy Electric Scooter Icons


Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more


Interested in working at Levy?


Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you


Technical specs for all of our scooters


The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter


Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best


Learn more about electric scooter tires


Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city


Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired


Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page