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Backfire G3

Backfire G3
  • Range

    15 miles (24 km)

  • Top Speed

    28.5 mph (46 km/h)

  • Battery Size

    260 Wh

  • Max Load

    260 lbs (120 kg)

The Backfire G3, a skateboard-style electric vehicle, is the world's first and only electric skateboard with up to 15 miles of range. The Backfire G3 features a top speed of 28.5 mph (46 km/h) and uses a 260 Wh battery that recharges in just 2.5 hours. The light weight makes the Backfire G3 easy to carry, and its unique design allows it to climb hills at up to 30% gradient. With an IP55 rating (splash water & dust resistant), the Backfire G3 is safe for use outdoors or indoors in wet or dusty conditions. The deck is made from Canadian Maple and finished with a clear coat for durability.
Backfire G3
17.6 lbs (8 kg)
15 miles (24 km)
Top Speed
28.5 mph (46 km/h)
Battery Size
260 Wh
Drive Train
2 x Hub
Air Travel Friendly
Recharge Time
2.5 hours
Hill Climbability
30 %
Water Resistant
IP55 (splash water & dust resistant)
Max Load
260 lbs (120 kg)
Reviews of the Backfire G3
Rated 4.3 / 5 from 3 Reviews
The board in the middle
Boards at this price segment are usually pretty complete and good overall and the Backfire G3 did live up to its price tag. There is little to dislike about the G3, be it the performance, the ride feels, or the aesthetic. Backfire G3, similar to the G3 Plus, is a comfortable, relaxing ride that maybe isn’t too exciting, but I’m pretty confident tha...
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Backfire G3 Electric Skateboard Review 2021: Best High End?
  • - 4.3
The Backfire G3 is no doubt one of the fastest electric skateboards on the market. On top of that, the Backfire is equipped with one of the most stable battery systems, which makes the board extra efficient. Due to its exemplary performance that exceeds expectations, its decent speed, and amazing features, it deserves a 4.3 out of 5 on our stoke me...
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Best electric skateboard under $1,000?
  • - 4.3
The Backfire G3 literally shattered all of my expectations in terms of how a hub motor e-longboard could perform. I thought those didn’t have much torque – BS. I thought the ride wouldn’t have been as comfortable as with a belt driven board – BS. And let’s not forget to mention quality. For a budget e-skate, the G3 looks pretty fucking premium to m...
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