Evolve comes up with certified and more control friendly electric skateboards. The new Evolve GTR series electric skateboards are different from its earlier models. The latest addition announced appears to be another solid step forward for a company not frightened to break the shape. The Evolve’s new GTR Series electric skateboards feature the entire characteristic that made its predecessors so popular. But there are some notable upgrades spearheaded by a new battery design with plenty of give.
The new GTR line centers on what is essentially the same powertrain technology, using twin 1,500-W motors hooked up to the rear wheels. This is applied to two different types of boards, each with two options for wheel setups.
Evolve GTR Series electric skateboards
The Bamboo GTR is a long-board design with an exposed timber finish and three-ply bamboo and two-ply fiberglass sandwiched in between. The Carbon GTR, meanwhile, is made from 100 percent carbon fiber with a black matte finish. According to the Evolve Bamboo GT specification, it’s equipped with twin censored brushless motors pushing 3,000 Watts of power. So, this makes this electric skateboard a performance oriented.
Well the big difference is the packing of the battery, the battery pack actually bends, to degrees far greater than rider ever need from a long-board. Evolve GTR Series electric skateboards come up with new four-piece battery design. Hence, it allows tighter control when turning, and involves no wires connecting the individual packs, making for a neater and safer design on the inside as well.
Coming to the new electric skateboards by Evolve, the new a97-mm (3.8-in) urethane street wheels will allow both the Carbon and Bamboo GTR boards to cover 50 km (31 mi) on each charge. On the other hand, the 178-mm (7-in) pneumatic tires built for rougher terrain will allow for 30 km (18 mi) of travel. Besides that, rider can achieve a top speed of 42 km/h (26 mph) for the street setup. And it attains 36 km/h (22 mph) for the all-terrain setup.