Sune Pedersen (CTO & Founder) at Faraday Motion who is software engineer started to develop a 3D printed electric skateboard 3 years ago in Copenhagen. His start up is now based in Berlin.
While you can buy complete boards (AKA Hyperboard) the idea is to customise your board. The first production run (50 units) of the Hyperboard is sold out and was mainly to receive feedback from the community.
If you are looking for a cheap electric skateboard our Yuneec E-Go review might be helpful for you. With a price of 500 USD you will get a complete electric longboard for 25% of the price compared to the top models.
Our Yuneec E-Go review includes an unboxing video and test ride video at the end of the article.
If you want to ride an unique electric skateboard which perfectly fits to your weight, riding skills and style, we suggest you look into an “electric skateboard kit” also called “electric skateboard conversion kit”.
While there are some cheap kits available on the web, we are only looking at high class electric skateboard conversion kits in this article.
Today will have a closer look at the Evolve Carbon GT in our Electric Skateboard Test. Some fans think about it as the Ferrari of electric skateboards. Evolve has 2 models, which both have a street as well as a all-terrain setup.
In our Evolve Carbon GT test we were focussing on the all-terrain setup.
While the Evolve Bamboo, like most electric skateboards, comes with a deck out of wood where the battery is mounted, the Evolve Carbon GT has an integrated battery.