HOW FAST DO HOVERBOARDS GO?
Depending on the design and engineering of a particular hoverboard product, the hoverboard max speed can vary from 6.5 mph up to 12mph. Typically, the faster the hoverboard, the more expensive the hoverboard will be.
On average, most hoverboards will have a top speed of approximately 7-9mph, however there are a select few which are listed below which have above average max hoverboard speeds ranging from 10mph+.
THE TOP 5 FASTEST HOVERBOARDS
How fast is a hoverboard you ask? We have researched all the hoverboards on the market to come up with the top 5 world’s fastest hoverboard for 2017 ! Please read our comprehensive reviews below and watch the included Youtube clips to see what the fastest hoverboards are for this year.
Hoverboards have evolved significantly since the invention of the first ever hoverboard which was the Segway HT i67. This model was released for public sale in 2002 and it comprised a top speed of approximately 12.5 miles per hour. So you can see from this fact, hoverboard top speeds have not changed substantially since the first invention – in fact, the i67’s speed would rank in the top 5 fastest hoverboards (if not the fastest) if it was still available for sale.
Although hoverboard speed hasn’t notably increased over this last decade and a half, other innovative design factors have, such as off road capability, blue tooth capacity and ergonomic features.
Our top 5 picks are not only the 5 fastest hoverboards, they are all exceptional quality products, namely the Swagtron T6 and the Ninebot. These two have made the top 5 for the fastest self balancing boards, however these two are arguably the most popular hoverboard segway on the market too! When you see the youtube clips of these self balancing scooters in action, you will see why they have gained such popularity.
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SWAGTRON T6 10 Inch Hoverboard (off-road)
- Hoverboard top speed of up to 12 mph
- Aluminium footguards and handles for easy carrying
- LED movement indicators
- Off-road capability and 30° incline climbing capacity
How fast can hoverboards go? Well, the Swagtron T6 takes the cake with a maximum speed of up to 12 mph and is the fastest hoverboard on the market in 2017. This is a powerful, beast of a hoverboard boasting dual 300w motors capable of traversing rugged terrain including mud and gravel as well as a powerful 30° incline climbing capacity.
The Swagtron T6 10 hoverboard’s sleek but robust design includes durable aluminium footguards for full wheel clearance and to protect your feet and it also features non slip pedals for safer riding.
LED movement indicators are located on the front and rear of the hoverboard and signals to others when you are stopping, starting and turning.
It has incredibly tough 10” air filled tires for superior traction and stability over rugged terrain and it has an astonishing 420lb weight capacity; not only does the Swagtron T6 10in hoverboard take the cake for the fastest hoverboard but it also wins the award for handling the heaviest weight capacity of all hoverboards on the market!
Swagtron have an app available for hoverboard owners which allows you to check your speed, monitor your battery life and measure the distance you have travelled. Like all superior hoverboards on the market, the Swagtron T6 includes built in bluetooth speakers so you can bang your favorite tunes whilst riding. A battery indicator and system indicator is located on the top of the hoverboard and designed to monitor battery life and system health and The UL2271 certified smart battery management system ensures your hoverboard is protected from overheating, overcharging and short circuiting.
Summary: There is no doubt about it, not only is the Swagtron T6 10 inch hoverboard with bluetooth the fastest hoverboard segway, it is difficult to find another hoverboard in this class – a superior product!
Check out the You Tube Clip to see the Swagtron T6 in action!
TOMOLOO SELF BALANCING SCOOTER
- Hoverboard Top speed of 10.6 mph
- 20° incline climbing capacity
- 4.1 Bluetooth stereo speaker system
The second fastest hoverboard on the market in 2017 is awarded to the Tomoloo Self Balancing Scooter which can achieve speeds of up to 10.6 mph.
The Tomoloo Hoverboard has been designed with a tough fire retardant shell to protect the hoverboard from fire and prevent the battery from damage caused by any unexpected impact. Furthermore, you will get a range of approximately 9.3 miles on your battery, taking approximately 2-3 hours to recharge.
This UL certified hoverboard has been designed with tough 8in wheels and holds a maximum weight load capacity of approximately 265 lbs. The Tomoloo hoverboard has achieved a 4 IPX water resistance rating and includes a waterproof cap on the charging port to prevent any damage occurring when travelling in rain or through puddles.
The climbing ability of the Tomoloo hoverboard is nothing to balk at with an impressive 20° incline climbing capacity with smooth balance and riding stability.
Included in the Tomoloo hoverboard is a Bluetooth stereo speaker system with high quality surround sound audio ensuring that passerbys will not only see you but hear you too!
Summary: The Tomoloo 8 inch Bluetooth hoverboard is great value for money packed full of features and comes in at the second fastest hoverboard in 2017!
HOVERBOARD HALO ROVER
- Hoverboard Top speed of 10mph
- Max weight load capacity of 265lb
- IPX4 water resistant rating
The award for the third fastest hoverboard is the Halo Rover. Although, this hoverboard may not be as fast as the Swagtron T6, it is the only hoverboard to come close to it in terms of outstanding quality features and it is undeniably a top product.
The Halo Rover comes with 3 modes: learning mode, normal mode and advanced mode. As you transition from beginner rider to advanced rider, it allows you to switch modes to suit your ability. The different riding modes can be changed through the Halo Rover App which also allows you to adjust your speed, monitor your battery life and measure the distance travelled.
As is frequently seen in high quality hoverboards, bluetooth is a standard feature allowing you to play music whilst you ride.
As the below you tube clip depicts, the halo rover is rugged and tough enough to navigate over any terrain with its 8.5 in indestructible tires including grass, gravel and sand.
In addition to its UL2272 rating, it boasts a UL certified LG ion battery pack which means you are getting a safe hoverboard, however please ensure you follow the recommended hoverboard safety tips listed here.
A final feature of the Halo Rover is the included heavy duty carry case with a shoulder strap to assist you to carry the hoverboard which comes in at a not-so-light weight of approximately 41 lbs.
Summary: A quality product with the capability to navigate over any terrain aided by a sophisticated app allowing you to manage your hoverboard’s advanced features.
MACACI SELF BALANCING SCOOTER
- Top speed of 10mph
- Max weight load capacity of 330lb
- Max range of approximately 12 miles
This is a relatively unknown brand however it is equally the third fastest hoverboard in our top 5 with a top speed of 10mph.
This 10in hoverboard consists of some fantastic features including a IP54 water rating which ensures that you don’t have to worry about damage from rain or puddles. It boasts dual 350w motors, powerful enough to traverse 30° incline slopes.
The 10in rubber wheels are incredibly durable and combined with the powerful motors, the hoverboard can manoeuvre over difficult terrain such as grass, mud and sand.
An app is available which enables you to control your speed, change direction, adjust your turning sensitivity and monitor your battery level.
Summary: Value for money is the stand-out feature with the Macaci 10in hoverboard and is one of the cheapest in our top 5 fastest hoverboard picks!
SEGWAY NINEBOT MINIPRO
- Max Speed 10 mph
- Max range 14 miles
- 800watt dual motors
Our 5th review in the top 5 fastest hoverboard is not actually a hoverboard, however it is the same concept as a hoverboard and transports you at 3 times the speed of walking.
The Segway minipro is a highly innovative device with its 800watt dual motors (perhaps the world’s largest for a segway) allowing you to navigate over humps, climb inclines and mount obstacles effortlessly.
Every component of the design has been extremely well thought out and comfort has not been overlooked; the knee control bar is padded and the adjustable height feature allows anyone of all shapes and sizes to feel comfortable and in control of the miniPRO at all times.
Safety features include automatic headlights, customizable LED taillights and precision sensors for better control, balance and safety.
The state of the art Segway Ninebot app has the capability to allow you to adjust your miniPRO’s light colors, run vehicle diagnostics and even remotely command your miniPRO to move (see the youtube video for a demonstration).
The Segway miniPRO has been constructed with quality as a priority and it includes military grade shock absorption, an aircraft-grade magnesium alloy frame and 10.5” pneumatic air-filled tires.
Click here to see ninebot mini pro accessories.
Summary: The Segway MiniPRO is unquestionably in a league of its own with superior advanced technology, exceptional design and exceptional quality. If you don’t believe us, check out the you tube video to see it in action. It may be above average in cost, however, you are getting unbeatable value for money and a product that will last many, many years!