Hoverboards like the Glidecraft brand have made it to the homes and the hands of enthusiasts, from kids to celebrities. Not only were these devices the hottest items on the list for the Christmas holiday presents last year but also, these mobility devices were visible almost everywhere and hoverboard fans included celebrities with the likes of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.
More advanced users do tricks on the hoverboards while other fans buy these mobility devices as collection pieces. Hoverboards are so popular that there are people who tweak and redesign what they have. Whether you want to learn about hoverboard customizing or just looking for hoverboards for your collection and money is not a problem, here are some of the most expensive smart balance scooters available.
- EPIKGO Self Balancing Scooter Hoverboard Balance Board
This model belongs to the classic series and is UL2272 certified, making it one of the safest mobile devices available in the market. The EPIKGO is equipped with all-terrain tires mounted on an 8.5-inch wheel with alloy rims. It also has a dual motor at 400w and a durable aluminum alloy body frame. Another interesting feature of this hoverboard is its being waterproof up to a certain level that it is semi-submersible. This go-anywhere hoverboard sells for $599.99.
- Jetson Electric Bikes Rover V8
The Jetson Rover V8 is a powerful hoverboard with all-terrain tires matched with 8.5-inch wheels. It has 400 watt dual motor with independent Gyros and boasts of three speed modes. With its power supplied by Lithium ion batteries, the Rover V8 weighs at 35 pounds. With an asking price of $599.99, the Jetson Rover V8 will be out in October 2016.
- Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard Self-balancing Smart Scooter
The Hovertrax 2.0 from Razor boasts of a quiet yet powerful dual hub motors at 350 watt. It can cruise at a speed of more than eight miles per hour and has a run-time of one hour and can a load of 220 pounds. The Hovertrax 2.0 can also have an extended running time by replacing the 36V lithium-ion battery pack with LG batteries. This cool hoverboard has an appealing design, complete with cool-blue LED light bar display, LED battery power indicators as well as bumpers for the fenders. Priced at $398, the Razor Hovertrax 2.0 is a good deal with its features.
- Swagtron T1 – UL2272 Certified Hands Free Two Wheel Self Balancing Electric Scooter
Swagway offers another UL 2272 certified self-balancing mobility device that is a combination of a scooter and a skateboard, the Swagtron T1 hoverboard. This two-wheel balancing electric scooter is designed with aluminum wheels and tires with excellent tire traction. For safety while in use, it is also equipped with non-slip foot pedals. The battery can lasts up to more than 12 miles of travel at more than eight miles per hour. It also has a 300-watt dual motor as well as a battery pack with a charging time of two to three hours. The gears are coated for added protection to heat and moisture while the aluminum alloy body frame protects the battery and other parts. Other features include rubber bumpers, battery indicators and LED headlights. Moreover, it comes with different modes, including a learning mode for beginners. This hoverboard costs $399.99.
Hoverboards have created some waves and will continue to be a favorite item for enthusiasts. And if you are planning to include them in your collection, better consider this hoverboard buying advice to make you invest in the best ones.