Xiaomi just can't seem to get enough collaborating with automakers. A few weeks ago, Xiaomi unveiled an all-new remote-controlled car that resembles the much-loved Suzuki Jimny. The cute little R/C looks exactly like the real thing thanks to its Kinetic Yellow paint job, boxy looks, as well as the signature rear tire carrier. It even has a 4x4 servomotor and a ladder frame chassis made from nylon.
Now, the electronics giant has collaborated once more with another automaker – this time with Lamborghini. No, Xiaomi did not jointly-develop a supercar with The House of The Raging Bull. Instead, the tech company released a Lamborghini-inspired electric go-kart. Called the Ninebot Pro Lamborghini Edition, this four-wheeled EV serves as a special 10th-anniversary gift to itself.
While Xiaomi appeared to have only slapped on the Lamborghini logo on the go-kart and called it a day, the special edition Ninebot Pro has several unique extras that make it unique. For starters, it's painted in a unique yellow hue (called Giallo Orion) which was inspired by Lamborghini's own shade of yellow. It also comes with an anti-collision front lip, side skirts, a sports steering wheel, and a massive rear wing. As an added measure Xiaomi installed a racing wheel for the driver to control and hold onto.
Surely this Lamborghini-inspired electronic go-kart is only for kids to give its size and weight right? Thanks to a reinforced steel seat and a strengthened chassis, the seat can support individuals that are as heavy as 100 kg.
It's not all about the looks on this particular go-kart as it comes with a 432 Wh battery pack. It may not look like much, but Xiaomi says that it can go around a track in 62 laps before needing a recharge. They didn't specify which track though. With the extra upgrades in place, Xiaomi claimed that this go-kart can reach speeds of up to 40 km/h. To top it all off, the Xiaomi go-kart has an engine sound profile system that can mimic the sound of a Lamborghini V10 or V12, along with custom tires that they claim will improve the go-kart's drifting ability.
Already planning to get one for yourself? Better be ready to cough up CNY 9999 (around PhP 70,150). The bigger question is, however, will Xiaomi sell it here? For now, it is still uncertain. Xiaomi has yet to state whether the Lamborghini-inspired go-kart will be sold outside of China.