Electric Scooter [Lime- S SJ2.5]

Maker and role
Lime, Designer
Lime, Manufacturer
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Object detail

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Electronic Scooter [Lime- S SJ2.5]. Scooter has black handlebars, with a bell and a brake on the left. The black brake wire connects to the scooter stem. There is a throttle mechanism on the right handlebar and a small white square sign which has a QR code in the centre, with "Scan to unlock" and a serial number underneath in black.
There is a headlight just under the handlebars. Below this is a green box containing the scooter’s electronic motor. There is a circular ventilation hole in the shape of the lime logo. Below this, “Designed in / California” is printed in white text on the front. There is a white outline of a lightning bolt on either side of the box. On the left side there are two labels at the bottom, one with a tick in a triangle with "R-NZ" in white below. The second reads "LBCAT-S-EU / IMEI: 869313034330198 / SN: 181G2EXHS9071708459".
The stem of the scooter is black, with the Lime logo and “Lime.S” in white and green text on the front. This same text is repeated on both sides of the stem near the bottom. On the left is a label above which reads "support@li.me / 0800 467 001". On the inside of the stem below the handlebars is a small port with a rubber cover with a lightning bolt, this is where the charger connects. Below this is the Lime logo, "Lime.S", with two stickers, "Download on the / App Store", "GET IT ON / Google Play". Below this is green and white text explaining how to use the scooter, "P / Park properly [...] X / DO NOT block / sidewalk or traffic". The base is connected to the stem with a white downtube. This has the Lime logo and “GPS Tracked” printed in black on the left side, and the lime logo on the right side, with "Lime" in black. In the centre is a barcode and a number, "SJ00201907015342". Just above the axle is a black coloured shock absorber. The front wheel has a green fender above it. The white axle has the Lime logo impressed into it. The wheel has a barcode sticker: “ZYHF2836V191000996” with the same number repeated on the wheel itself printed in white. The tyre has "RISING SUN" embossed on either side. The deck of the scooter is white coloured metal with a dark grey grip mat on top. There are two white reflector stickers on either side of the rear of the deck. There is also a small black metal kick stand on the left side. In front of this is a white sticker with black text with a warning notice, "Read the information supplied by the manufacture [...]". The rear wheel has a green fender with a ride reflector at the back. The brake mechanism is attached to the rear wheel. The tyre has "RISING SUN" embossed on either side.
Brief History
This model Lime e-scooter was designed in-house at Lime, manufactured in China by Jiu Ding and used in New Zealand in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton and Selwyn in 2019.
Designed in / California Printed
[Logo] Lime.S Printed
GPS Tracked Printed
Scan to unlock / No.866-948 Printed
R-NZ / LBCAT-S-EU / IMEI: 869313034330198 / SN: 181G2EXHS9071708459 / support@li.me / 0800 467 001 Printed
Download on the / App Store, GET IT ON / Google Play Printed
P / Park properly [...] X / DO NOT block / sidewalk or traffic [...] Printed
SJ00201907015342 Printed
ZYHF2836V191000996 Printed
Read the information supplied by the manufacture [...] Printed
Other name
Electric scooter
Credit Line
Lime et al. 2019. Electric Scooter [Lime- S SJ2.5], 2020.3.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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