Best Petrol Scooters 2016

If you’re looking for a scooter that can really move, why not strap a 70cc engine to the back? Even faster than electric scooters, and with off road varieties to boot. So whether you want to roll around town in style, or hit jumps in the woods here are the best petrol scooters for you to pick from.

EVO Powerboard 49cc petrol scooter RX

Features:

  • Powerful 49cc engine
  • Capable of up to 55Kmh
  • Quick-release folding mechanism
  • Height adjustable, removable seat
  • Pneumatic all-terrain tyres
  • Max Weight of 120kg
  • 1.2 litre tank capacity
  • Weight: 23kg
  • Designed for Adults

Evo

Pros:

  • Powerful 49cc engine is capable of speeds of up to 55kmh/35mph, so can get you where you need to go in a hurry, and can even keep up with in-town traffic
  • Easy folding mechanism means that the Evo Powerboard is easy to transport and store
  • Suitable for people of all hights, with an adjustable seat and handles
  • Pneumatic all-terrain tyres are suitable both off-road and on-road

Cons:

  • All-terrain tyres may not be as suitable for on road scooting than the other scooters listed below
  • At 23kg, the Evo isn’t light, and smaller folks should take care when moving it
  • Not necessarily a con, but not suitable for children and protective grear should always be worn.

The Drift 2 – 200cc Go Kart 

Features:

  • 4 stroke
  • Automatic
  • 196cc
  • Throttle Restrcitor
  • F1 pilot style steering
  • Speeds of up to 30mph
  • Petrol engine
  • Fully auto clutch
  • Single independent rear disk brake
  • Front crash bar
  • Padded driver’s seat
  • Only suitable for those over 14

Dirt 2

Pros:

  • Powerful 200cc engine is capable of speeds up to 20mph
  • Build for drifting, and up in the high rev ranges you can pull some awesome tricks
  • Protection with front crash bar
  • New model has a wet clutch, which is more reliable than the old model’s dry clutch
  • Simple, strong design mean that the Drift 2 can handle anything you throw at it

Cons:

  • Requires some assembly from someone with some mechanical know-how
  • Is not legal to drive on the road

Uber Scoot 2x 71cc Petrol Scooter 

Features:

  • Only 2-speed petrol scooter on the market
  • Quick release seat system 
  • Clean running 2 stroke 71cc EPA engine
  • “CAM” link suspension
  • Forged alloy rims
  • Front and rear disk brakes
  • Top speed: 65kh/40mph

Uber

Pros:

  • Quick release seat system means that you simply fit and tighten this innovative seat and you have a comfortable ride
  • Front and rear disk breaks to ensure you stop quickly when riding at top speed
  • ‘Scrub Board’ allowing you to ride kerbs and rocks without causing damage to the scooter
  • Top speed of 40mph makes this this the fastest scooter on the market

Cons:

  • At £500 this is one of the more expensive scooters on our list
  • Not road legal

We hope this roundup of our favourite petrol scooters has been helpful, if you have any comments or can give your own review on any of these products please comment below!