tozz reveals the electric bike at design week turkey 2021
TOZZ’s first product is out! titled ‘pipegun #1’, the istanbul based start-up company that produces offbeat e-mobility products and services unveils their funky, pink-wheeled electric kickbike. the product was first showcased during design week turkey 2021 held at the haliç congress center between december 17-18. the event was filled with panels and conferences, exhibitions, workshops and award ceremonies all in a number of fields, including industrial design, fashion, visual communication design and architecture.
pipegun #1 creates refer to the urban sports and street culture
pipegun #1 is characterized by its raw looking metallic body
founded in 2021 by emre kuvvetli and burak kazar, TOZZ’s aim to create an urban, electric kickbike takes shape with the dynamic pipegun #1, or PG1. the bike definitely stands out for its raw looking stainless steel body, signature ‘wishbone’ design, red salt tracer BMX tires and its four square LED front lights.
‘e-mobility products in the market are designed and developed to move people from point A to point B with less consumption of energy and time. these are great specifications for commuting and go with the flow – or usually rush – of the city. however most of them are designed to fulfill the requirements and still need some seasoning to be more fun and even offbeat. we removed that secret seasoning from our design cellar and created pipegun #1,’ says burak kazar.
the four square front LEDs is one of the key elements of the kickbike
the bike is available in a 250w and a 500w powerback option
the vibrant electric bike comes in two powerpack options available for pre-order: the 250W / 45Nm motor and the 500W / 60Nm option. these hub motors are installed into the rear wheel with a mechanical disc brake.
‘pipegun #1 design refers to urban sports like BMX and skateboarding as a way of moving in the city by outshining the overall “gray” mood. minimal design, material and parts choice make this a unique product. no matter if you are riding aggressively in the city or cruising and enjoying the warm breeze at the beach in the afternoon, eyes will follow you while having lots of fun in style,’ explains designer emre kuvvetli.
the kickbike has two different powerpack options: 250W and 500W
pipegun #1 stands out for its raw looking stainless steel body and signature ‘wishbone’ design
the product was first showcased during design week turkey 2021