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Ready for some off-roading? Jeep has an electric scooter for you – Detroit Free Press

Hit the trails on your new Jeep electric scooter?
That is now an option, thanks to a deal between Jeep parent Stellantis and California-based Razor electric scooters.
Jeep already had its name on a slew of products, such as the Jeep Wrangler Lego set ($49.99), Rubicon Buzzy Pedal Kart ($320.95) and the North Face Recycled Beanie ($42.95) in asphalt grey, but this time, Jeep is paired up with an electric scooter company.
Kim Adams House, head of licensing and merchandising for Stellantis, said in a news release that the scooter is a “natural extension for the Jeep brand’s licensing portfolio. … With its rugged Jeep brand style-and-feel attributes, the Jeep RX200 is made for adventure, capturing the spirit of the brand’s core DNA to go anywhere and do anything.”
That’s highlighted by the fact that the scooter includes “Trail Rated” logo, which Jeep off-roading fans may appreciate.
The Jeep RX200 electric scooter, which comes in Army Green, can manage up to 12 miles per hour with a 200-watt motor that’s powered by a 24-volt rechargeable battery system, the release said. It promises up to 40 minutes on a charge and is recommended for ages 18 and older.
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The “8-inch, air-filled, pneumatic tires” help riders “traverse the rough, off-road terrain,” the release said.
Pricing appears to depend on where it’s purchased. The news release and Razor.com site listed it at $499.99, but Jeep’s merchandise page had it available for $399.99 on Friday.
Financial details of the arrangement between the companies were not disclosed.
And if you’re hoping your Jeep dealer will throw in a scooter with your next Wrangler or Gladiator purchase, you’re out of luck, at least, at the moment.
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