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The Porsche-Inspired Mjotim e-Scooter, for When When You’re Feeling Extra Fancy

We all need a dose of elegance in our otherwise-probably-pretty-ordinary, inelegant lives, and this retro e-scooter aims to deliver it. Only in concept form, for the time being.
The Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionality 12 photos
The Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionalityThe Mjotim e-scooter concept is all retro elegance, little daily functionality
It would be a crime to say that e-scooter riders today don’t have a variety of options to choose from. 2020, with everything bad that brought along, came with the silver lining of the unprecedented boom of the two-wheel industry. But few of the options available are as elegant as this one is – if it was ever brought to life.

It’s called Mjotim and it’s a concept from Yifeeling Design Lab that draws for inspiration on the lines of a classic clover green Porsche, the beloved VW van, the gleaming Schwinn bicycles and a Royal typewriter, of all things. It’s a more stylish take on the retro e-scooter, packing all the tech that would make it appealing for today’s youth, while paying homage to the elegance of yesterday’s designs.

Mjotim is a standing scooter of the electric variety. The designers don’t say anything about motor or battery capacity, so the focus is solely on the aesthetics of the thing. It makes sense then to get a certain feeling of “this is overdone for a standing e-scooter” when looking at it, what with the genuine leather accents and multiple gauges and buttons.

This is particularly evident in the way the upper part of the handlebars is designed. There’s a screen on top of the right handlebar showing the speed, and a brake lever on the left handlebar. Then, in the center of the steering column, there’s a tachometer showing the wheel’s rotation speed, and right underneath it, a power push button, a lights button and a lock button.

On the left side of the steering column is an accelerator that resembles a gear shifter which, to be honest, looks great but would probably be incredibly impractical to use while riding. Lower still is a secret storage compartment, which sounds like a great idea but is probably only big enough for a smartphone or maybe a wallet.

By just looking at it, this Mjotim concept is an incredibly beautiful and elegant alternative to today’s e-scooters. Were it ever to be made though, it would probably be less wonderful in terms of ease of use for daily commutes and maneuverability on the road. It would be, as the headline says, exclusively for those days when you’re feeling particularly fancy.

 
 
 
 
 

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