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Published 12/14/2012

Top 10 Best Gas Scooters

With a stand-up gas scooter, you can get around, have fun, and spend many times less on gas than you might in a car. Despite still being gas-powered, their efficient size makes them many, many times more environmentally friendly than an automobile.

Here's a top 10 list of some of the most widely-acclaimed stand up gas scooters on the market--take a moment to peruse if you're interested, it should make the process of finding what's right for you a lot easier. The Marketplace offers comparison shopping on the finest and most economical stand-up scooters sold on the web. Here are the top 10 as their market statistics list them.

10) ScooterX 49cc X-Racer

The ScooterX 49cc X-Racer Gas Scooter is a great starting stand up scooter with a powerful 49cc motor, along with a number of other features.

9) X-Treme XG-499

Another great beginners scooter, this scooter is a high powered, bare-bones gas scooter offered at a remarkable price. 8) X-Treme XG-550 The XG-550 is X-Treme’s premium, standard series, and is much like the XG-499, but with a few upgrades: a more powerful 50cc motor, a faster top speed of 35 mph, and more.

8) X-Treme XG-550

The XG-550 is X-Treme’s premium, standard series, and is much like the XG-499, but with a few upgrades: a more powerful 50cc motor, a faster top speed of 35 mph, and more.

7) Evo 2x BIG 50cc Power Board

The latest from theEvo Power Boards line, this Evo 2x BIG 50cc Powerboard is still affordable but features a number of more "high-end" features.

6) X-Treme XG-565

The X-Treme XG-565 A-Blaze Signature Series scooter is one of X-Treme Scooters best single speed gas scooters, with top speeds of 25+ mph and a range of 20 miles.

5) X-Treme XG-575-DS

The X-Treme XG-575-DS A-Blaze Signature Series 2 Speed gas scooter is another high-quality, low-priced option from X-Treme. It's a lot like the XG-565, but with one major feature that sets it apart from both the 565 and the rest. This Puzey designed stand-up gas scooter is the first of its kind to have a 2-speed shifter transmission. This also bumps the top speed up to 30+ miles per hour!

4) Go-Ped Trail Ripper Interceptor (GTR46i)

The Go-Ped GTR46i Interceptor is a modified, street-friendly version of the famous Go-Ped Trail Ripper. Some of the upgrades/changes include the smooth-riding street tires, quieted exhaust system, and an improved kickstand. The GTR46i Interceptor also has an improved suspension system, which gives the scooter impressive flexibility and comfort.

3) Go-Ped GSR Cruiser

The GSR Cruiser gas powered scooter makes number 3 on the list, and it's easy to see why. If you're just starting out, this is a great, easy scooter to learn on, and despite being so affordable, it's solidly built in the USA so that a novice won't end up breaking it. On the other hand, if you're an experienced rider you'll be more than pleased with the wide availability of parts like that allow you to customize, upgrade, or tinker to your heart's content.

2) Go-Ped Sport

The Go-Ped Sport is the first scooter Go-Ped ever built and remains extremely popular today. It's reliable, sturdy, and just simple enough. It comes in at a fair price, is lightweight and has a simple and durable direct drive system. It offers a smooth ride for your daily commute or just to unwind. The engine is light but powerful, and boasts top speeds of up to 22 miles per hour!

… and the most popular stand-up electric scooter for adults according to the Marketplace is ..

1) Go-Ped Trail Ripper (GTR46R)


Reinvent a motorized mountain bike as a top-of-the-line, award-winning stand-up gas scooter and you've got the Go-Ped Trail Ripper. The revolutionary suspension system, with adjustable tension rear and front swing arms, makes this scooter an unbelievably smooth ride on off-road terrain. The 4.5 hp Trail Ripper hits a top speed of 30 miles per hour and is about as fun as it gets off-road!

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