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Editor's Note

Overall impressions of the AER 557 are positive; its performance aligns well with what one would expect from an e-scooter in its class. True enjoyment came from its power delivery and range balance—essential for both fun seekers and daily commuters alike.

AER 557

AER 557
  • Range

    32 km

  • Top Speed

    43 kph

  • Motor Power


  • Battery Size

    557 Wh


  • High top speed
  • Good battery range
  • Strong build quality


  • Heavy weight
  • No water resistance
  • Lack of suspension

Product Overview

When you're in the market for an electric scooter that caters to those with a need for speed and practicality, the AER 557 stands out. This scooter suits thrill-seekers and commuters who crave a punchy ride without compromising on range. However, if you're not keen on handling a weightier model, this might not align with your preferences.

Design and Build Quality:

Crafted with a robust frame and punctuated by a no-nonsense aesthetic, the AER 557's design screams durability. Holding it, I could feel the solidity of the materials used; nothing felt flimsy or cheap. Standout design elements included the sleek black finish that managed to keep its charm even after daily use.

Overall Performance:

Zipping through city streets or cruising on open roads, the AER 557 delivered consistently. Whether commuting to work or just out for some fun, I found its performance commendable. Speed came effortlessly, hitting that 43 kph mark felt like a breeze, and climbing hills at a 15% grade was handled with surprising ease. Braking was sharp and reliable—critical when weaving through traffic.

The Motors & Battery:

The 500w motor packed enough power to tackle various terrains without breaking a sweat. Battery life was mostly true to the advertised 32 km range, although heavier usage slightly reduced this figure. Recharging took about five hours, which meant overnight charging was typically enough for a day's travel.

The Wheels & Braking:

Rolling on pneumatic tires provided a smooth ride over most urban obstacles; however, without suspension, rough patches were certainly more noticeable. The disc brakes gave me confidence in stopping promptly when needed but required some getting used to for modulating speed smoothly.

Overall Handling:

In terms of handling, I found maneuvering the AER 557 generally comfortable despite its heftier build. Steering was responsive in high-density areas and stable when reaching top speeds. The grip on the handlebars ensured control at all times.

Maintenance and Repair:

Throughout my week with the AER 557, maintenance was straightforward—no major issues arose. When looking into potential repairs, finding parts seemed easy enough online, but I can't speak to dealing with brand support directly.

Additional Features:

Lights on both ends of the scooter increased visibility during night rides—a thoughtful touch for safety-conscious riders. The quality of the remote control was decent and interfacing with electric gauges added convenience to track speed and battery levels on-the-go.


I'd rate the AER 557 a solid 8 out of 10. The combination of its speed capabilities, overall sturdiness, and practical features like lighting and reliable braking system contributed greatly to this score. Deductions came from the lack of water resistance which limits usability in wet conditions and the absence of suspension which affects comfort over uneven terrain.

AER 557 Specification

AER 557
23 kg
Max Load
119 kg
32 km
Top Speed
43 kph
Motor Power
Battery Size
557 Wh
Recharge Time
5 hours
Hill Climbability
15 %
Water Resistant

Reviews of the AER 557


Based on 1 reviews

  • - 4.3
The 557 is a premium e-scooter with many innovative components that add to its beauty and overall performance. It has been carefully designed to offer an unparalleled riding experience with impressive functionalities. Despite this high price, the AER is a game-changer. As an e-bike and e-scooter crossbreed, you get the best of both worlds. Most impressive are the comfortable 20-inch tyres, the detachable display with a built-in GPS and immobiliser, and the ergonomic bamboo deck and hydroformed aluminium frame designed to flex and absorb vibrations. So, the AER 557 is not just beautiful to look at; it has the performance and value-for-money to boot. The 557 is truly the best e scooter we’ve had the pleasure of reviewing in a while.
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