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If you haven’t already had the pleasure of discovering it, I write a fun column called the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week(the electric mini jeep). hebdomadally I’m going spelunking into the caverns of the Alibaba electric vehicle catalog and find something awesome, weird, and typically surprisingly low-cost to share with the people. I’ve wanted to buy plenty of those myself, and that I even did pull the trigger on an electric pickup truck recently. But it seems that I’m not the sole one who has been bitten by the weird Alibaba EV bug – as a reader shared with us his experience purchasing the $1,700 electric mini-Jeep I found earlier this year. the electric mini jeep is $600.00 – $800.00 per Unit.
Electric mini Jeep Details
|Model:||Electric mini Jeep|
|Motor power:||motor 500W 800W 1000W Brush|
|Battery:||48V 20AH acid lead battery|
|Carton dimensions:||1945*1145*550(take off the wheel)|
|Conveyance:||24pcs in 20ft container;48pcs in 40ft container;58pcs in 40HQ container|
The Buyer Review
This isn’t some electric Powerwheels toy – it can fit a few adults shoulder to shoulder. It’s more closely like a golf cart in size and power, yet reaches an honest speed of 25 mph (40 km/h).
It’s also less expensive than golf carts, which cost around $7,000 within the US.
Amazingly, this mini-Jeep is sort of affordably priced at a mere $1,280.
But supported my conversations earlier this year with the Chinese factory, the ultimate price shipped to a US port appeared to put it closer to $1,700.
That’s actually so close to what the reader Kyle Day found when he began to order his own electric Jeep.
He originally told me several months ago that he planned to shop for one and have it sent to the US. I offered him my customs broker’s contact info (I have a drag and it’s called “buying an excessive amount of weird stuff from overseas”) and that i asked him to stay me updated about how the method went.
The whole exercise was fairly new Kyle, but ultimately he made it through the acquisition, importation, customs clearance, and delivery steps to receive his very own electric mini Jeep. But the journey wasn’t over there – because it seems that getting the Jeep assembled was a touch more of a task than any folks had expected.