LyteHorse Labs’ Electric Stand-up ATV can traverse rugged terrain like a ninja

Quiet the all-rounder

The LyteHorse was original intended for getting around at the golf course. But it soon turned into something much more useful.


Thanks to its power, range, and offroad capabilities, the standing electric ATV can be used for a variety of applications from hunting to simply getting around town. It's also quiet, so if you want to use it for hunting, it won't scare away game. 

There's also a long list of customization options for the LyteHorse including weapon holders, storage boxes, and even bullet proof tires. Below is the full list of customization options:


  • Ram Tablet Mount
  • Ram Phone Mount
  • Ram Drink Mount
  • Ram Handgun Mount & Holster
  • Ram Spotlight
  • Signal Lights
  • Brake Light
  • Kolpin Pistol Stronghold
  • Kolpin Rifle Stronghold
  • Gear Rack (Version 1)
  • Gear Rack (Version 2)
  • Storage Box (Version 1)
  • Storage Box (Version 2)
  • Backrest/Rider Seat
  • Jump Seat with Storage
  • Emergency Lighting
  • PA & Siren
  • Rear Camera & Monitor
  • Protection Shield
  • Winch & Accessories
  • Base 80 (80 mile range)
  • Enhanced 120 (120 mile range)
  • Street Tires
  • All-Terrain Tires
  • Off-Road Tires
  • Bullet Proof Tires
  • LED Light Bar Options
  • Backup Beeper
  • Multi-use Hitch
  • Custom Colors
  • Wheel Options
  • GPS tracking
  • Heated Grips
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Wireless keyfob
  • Voltsafe Connection
  • Golf Bag Bracket
  • Wakeboard/Surfboard bracket
  • Variety of Trailer Options

Without customization, the LyteHorse has a range of 80 miles but apparently you can extend this range up to 360 miles using 3 of the 120-mile-range batteries. Although it's a standing ATV, you can still install a seat or a butt/back rest for long rides or simply because you want to have the option to sit. 


It is 6 feet long and weighs around 650 lbs with a carrying capacity of 800 lbs including the rider. It addition to that, it can also pull 10X its own weight on flat terrain. 


Top speed is 40 mph and there's a 2WD and a 4WD variant. 


The LyteHorse is waterproof to 2 ft. 

The cheap alternative is not very good

As expected, the LyteHorse is quite expensive considering you can get a gas-powered (non-standing) ATV for $7,000.


The price of the 2WD version of the LyteHorse is $9,997 and for the 4WD version it's $15,997. 


A high-end Yamaha ATV, for example the Grizzly EPS XTR (4WD) has a MSRP of $11,299. And one of the best-selling sport ATV of all time, the Raptor (2WD) starts at $9,099.


However, both these ATVs are gas-powered and very loud in comparison to the LyteHorse. If you don't care about silence or zero emission, the Yamahas may be the way to go. 


When it comes to electric ATVs, being expensive is normal. This one from the UK, the Lithium Prestige, starts at £19,995. The cheapest option from the same company, the Dominator 2WD, cost at least £9,995.


The LyteHorse is similarly priced to the the electric ATVs from DRR USA.


However, all these alternatives are not like the LyteHorse, which is a standing ATV as opposed to standard ATV. Standard ATVs are much more substantial and the LyteHorse more barebones.


The cheapest electric ATV we found on the internet is $2,000. It's slow, claims to have a range of 40 minutes, and has very bad build quality. You'd be better off giving that money to the poor. You can see it in action in the video below

Electric vs Gas-powered ATV sound comparison

Pros

  • Versatile
  • Quiet
  • Good range
  • Plenty of accessories and upgrades

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Not made by a reputable company

Conclusion:

You don't see many (if any) standing electric ATV around other than the LyteHorse. It has a broad spectrum of uses and has a lot of accessories to suit your needs. The standard range of 80 miles is pretty good but this range can be extended up to 360 miles. The price is pretty high compared to gas powered ATVs. Compared to electric non-standing ATVs, the price is similar but considering they seem more substantial than the LyteHorse may put off some people. 

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