NIU, the new RQI SPORT electric motorcycle and all the news of EICMA 2021

NIU protagonist at EICMA 2021 with the launch of several new products all designed to simplify urban mobility. The manufacturer has removed the veils on the new MQi GT EVO, RQi Sport, NQi GTS, YQi, BQi and KQi 2021. All these innovations can be seen at the NIU stand for the entire duration of the Exhibition (Hall 24 Booth I – 75). Let’s go into the details.


MQi GT EVO 2022 has been completely redesigned both inside and out. The electric scooter can count on a motor mounted on the rear wheel of 5 kW nominal , powered by two removable batteries for a total 3. 744 Wh. The maximum speed exceeds 100 km / h . The electric scooter accelerates from 0 to 25 km / h in less than 6 seconds. According to the manufacturer, with a single charge it is possible to travel up to 60 km. A complete recharge takes about 5 hours.

The novelties of the model 2022 are not limited to just the powertrain. In fact, the manufacturer has introduced a number of features which include keyless ignition , electric anti-theft steering lock and other functions enabled by apps that allow the rider to share their scooter with friends and family without having to share keys. The color display of the instrument cluster can be customized through the app.

NIU MQi GT EVO will be available in matt black, matt gray, matt orange and Matt White. On sale from March 1st of 2022 a 4. 990 euro with 3 years of connectivity and app services. In fact, all NIU mopeds and motorcycles are equipped with a prepaid Vodafone SIM which guarantees connectivity 24 / 7 to the NIU app that provides owners with real-time information such as GPS positioning, anti-theft location, remote location, on-board diagnostics, service center functions and Over-the-Air software updates.


To EICMA 2021, NIU also carries the RQi Sport electric motorcycle which was previewed at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. It is a two-wheeler designed for urban use. It has a 5 kW central motor with chain drive and two removable batteries for a total of 5. 184 Wh. This model reaches the 110 km / h of maximum speed and has the “Launch Mode” for lightning shots in traffic at both low and high speed. Autonomy of 110 – 120 km.

The batteries can be recharged from a domestic socket in approximately 7 hours. The RQi Sport also features the TFT color display and all-new NIU front and rear Dash Cams for an added layer of safety. Available from 1st July of 2022 to price of 6. 990 euro .

NGI GTS 2022

Also electric scooter the NQi GTS is updated to Model Year 2022 . The main novelty is the introduction of the new NIU V-MOTOR which allows this model to reach the maximum speed of 80 km / h. With a full tank of energy it is possible to travel up to 70 km. The dashboard of the NQi GTS has also been updated with a color TFT display, similar to those found on the MQi GT EVO and on the RQi motorcycle. Available from 1st March of 2022 at the price of 3. 990 euro.


At the beginning of 2021, NIU had launched its first electric scooter, the KQi3 model. The KQi2 is the newest member of the NIU electric scooter family. With a maximum speed of 25 km / h (40 km of autonomy) and the connected app, the KQi2 will be on sale at 499 euro throughout Europe. Availability from 1st March 2022.

The trademark has led to EICMA also BQi, an electric bike for less than 1. 500 EUR. Features a Bafang motor from 250 W for Europe and from 500 W for America. This bike can count on two batteries capable of offering an autonomy greater than 100 km. Available from 1st July of 2022.


To EICMA 2021, NIU also brought the concept YQi . It is a hybrid scooter designed to bring centaurs who still do not want to make the leap from 2 petrol wheels to those electric. This two-wheeler has an internal combustion engine from 110 liquid cooled cc combined with an electric 2 unit. 400 W in order to reach a maximum speed of 110 km / h and have accelerations typical of models from 250 cc.

Will arrive during the first half of 2023.

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