The 5 Fastest Hoverboards of 2020


The Fastest Hoverboards

Hoverboards are a super fun thing to ride outdoors. Some people like to use them to get around campus or commute to work. Other people utilize them to play Pokemon Go. And some people…they just want to go fast. If you’re a speed demon, then this is the article for you. We’ve rounded up the five fastest hoverboards available on the market right now. These are all safety certified and available in the US.

For consumer safety, many hoverboards have capped speeds to prevent them from going too fast, usually around 6-8mph. So while you won’t be traveling at lightning speeds, these hoverboards are the fastest available on the market right now. Check out our comparison chart and then the reviews.

Fastest Hoverboards Comparison Chart

Check out our comparison chart for the fastest hoverboards. If you want to read our in-depth review of each hoverboard model, scroll down to the next section.

NamePhotoRatingSpeedFeaturesBuy
Swagtron T6
4.5 Star Rating12 mphMax distance: 7-12 miles, all terrain design, Bluetooth Speakers, phone app, turn signals, min weight: 44 lbs, max weight: 420 lbs.
Gyroor G-F1
4 Star Rating12 mphMax distance: 10 miles, Bluetooth speakers, carry handle, LED lights
Hoverstar Flash Wheel
4 Star Rating10 mphMax distance: 10 miles, LED lights & flash wheels
EPIKGO
4.5 Star Rating10 mph1 hour ride time, water resistant, ride off road, max weight 265 lbs.

Segway Ninebot S
4.5 Star Rating10 mphMax distance: 14 miles, padded knee bar, max weight: 220 lbs., Bluetooth app, LED safety lights, security alarm

Want to compare all of the hoverboards we’ve reviewed? Check out our Hoverboard Comparison Chart.

Fastest Hoverboards Reviews

Swagtron Outlaw T6

Swagtron has been a big name in the hoverboard scene since the beginning, so it’s no surprise they offer one of the fastest hoverboards on the market. With a top speed of 12 mph, this sturdy off-road hoverboard can go anywhere and let you take your hoverboarding to the extreme. Unlike most glideboards that are good for beginners or casual sidewalk riding, the T6 has heavy duty 10″ tires that can combat mud, grass, gravel, or even riding in the rain.

In addition to fast speeds and off-road riding capability, this hoverboard from Swagtron also has some nice features. Safety features include UL2272 Safety Certification and a Sentry Shield lithium-ion battery and management system that keeps it from overheating. Fun features include the Swagtron iOS & Android app which allows you to check speed, battery life, and track travel distance. Enjoy music while you ride with the built-in Bluetooth speaker. Not only is the T6 one of the fastest hoverboards you can buy, but it’s also a great option for a rugged self-balancing scooter for outdoorsy people and advanced riders.

Available colors: black, desert camouflage, pink camouflage

Wheel Size: 10″

Max Speed: 12 mph

Max Distance: 7-12 miles

Notable features: UL2272 Safety Certification, All-terrain design, Solid rubber tires, Built-in Bluetooth speakers, Sentry Shield Battery Protection, Lithium-Ion Battery, Charge time: 2-3 hours, free iOS & Android app, min weight: 44 lbs., max weight: 420 lbs., battery indicator, turning signals, LED lights




Gyroor G-F1 Hoverboard

If you’re looking for a hoverboard that’s a little less rugged for riding around on the street and in the park, the Gyroor G-F1 can still deliver top speeds in a more streamlined design. Advertised as a “racing hoverboard” this is one of the fastest hoverboards on the market. It can reach 12 mph and has a travel range of 10 miles. It’s a great option for commuting, zipping across campus, or riding for fun. If you’re concerned about safety, the G-F1 has all the necessary safety certifications and each hoverboard is thoroughly tested for electrical and battery components.

Don’t be fooled by the design, while it looks like a street hoverboard, you can also take it off road thanks to the extra-wide tires. The waterproof design means it’s safe against the elements as well. Gyroor also has its own smartphone app to allow you to update settings, monitor battery life, speed, and change LED light colors–plus you can activate optional racing sound so you really feel like you’re speeding along. Plus the Bluetooth speakers let you enjoy your tunes as you ride. When it’s time to recharge, leave your hoverboard in the garage and take the removable battery pack inside for charging. This also means you can use spare batteries to extend your ride time. The 8.5″ size is great for teens and adults. Other small but useful features are the LED tail lights and a built-in carrying handle.

Available colors: silver, yellow

Wheel Size: 8.5″

Max Speed: 12 mph

Max Distance: 10 miles

Charging Time: 1.5 – 2 hours

Notable features: UL2272 tested & UL2271 battery certified, portable carry handle, wide “SUV” tires, 700 watt motor, removable battery for charging, waterproof, smartphone app, Bluetooth speaker, customizable LED lights, anti-theft alarm, child riding mode


Hoverstar Flashwheel Hoverboard

If you’re looking for a sporty hoverboard thats fast and unique looking, check out the Hoverstar Flashwheel. This speedy hoverboard reaches up to 10 mph and gives you a riding range of 10 miles on a single charge. Other awesome features include front LED lights, flashwheel lights, a mobile app, and built in Bluetooth speakers. The sleek design is sporty and modern, and the color combinations give you a unique look when you hit the street.

The Hoverstar Flash Wheel is one of the most affordable speedy models that goes fast without breaking the bank. That lower price does mean it’s missing some features, like a mobile app or Bluetooth speakers. But if you’re just looking for a fast hoverboard to get you where you need to go, it’s great for kids, teens, and adults.

Available colors: chrome black, chrome blue, chrome gold, chrome green, chrome pink, chrome purple, chrome silver

Wheel Size: 6.5″

Max Speed: 10 mph

Max Distance: 10 miles

Notable features: UL 2272 certified, front LED lights, flashwheel lights, min weight: 44lbs, max weight: 200 lbs., charge time 2-3 hours


EPIKGO Self Balancing Scooter

The next two models aren’t as fast as the above ones, but these hoverboards are still fast and great to consider if you want one with a little extra speed. Epikgo was the first company to release a rugged, all terrain hoverboard and it’s still faster than many of the competitors. With a ride time of 1 hour, you can reach speeds up to 10 mph. The 8.5″ alloy wheels with solid rubber tires are built tough and ready to go off-road through mud, sand, and grass. It’s also water resistant, so a little rain or riding through a puddle won’t damage it. The EPIKGO has all required safety certifications andan LG battery with Itelligent Protection to keep you safe during your ride. In addition to LED headlights, it also features rear blinkers to show when you’re turning.

This is a bigger hoverboard, with a larger footpad than standard hoverboards, so we recommend it for teens and adults. We recommend this hoverboard if you want speed and the ability to go off-road, but don’t need a bunch of unnecessary features. Plus EPIKGO is a US company based in Silicon Valley, so you know you’ll get the customer service you need if there’s a problem.

Comes with a 1-year warranty.

Available colors: space gray, rose gold, elite silver

Wheel Size: 8.5″

Max Speed: 10 mph

Max Distance: 10 miles

Rider Weight Range: 44 to 240 lbs.

Charging Time: 2 hours

Notable features: UL2272 Certified, 400W Dual Motors, climbs 18-degree slopes/hills, rides for 1 hour on a single charge, 8.5″ solid rubber tires, IP56 water-resistant, aluminum alloy body frame, front and rear lights, recommended for age 13 and up


Segway Ninebot S Smart Self-Balancing Electric Scooter

While it looks different from other hoverboards on the market, it is one of the fastest ones available. Popular among commuters and people with mobility issues, the Segway Ninebot S is easy to ride while also giving you speeds up to 10 mph and a range of 13.7 miles (further than the other hoverboards on this list). What sets this self balance scooter apart from other brands is the padded knee bar. It give you greater control and easier maneuverability, especially for beginner riders. It’s built with urban commuters in mind as the mobile app includes a security alarm in addition to settings to adjust light colors, modify safety features, and remotely command your transporter.

Other features include customizable LED headlights and taillights, a lightweight frame that’s easy to carry, and a built-in telescoping carry handle. If you’re new to self-balancing transporters, the app also has a built-in training module so you can learn to ride quickly. The steering bar can also be removed for easy storage. The Segway brand and technology mean this scooter is safe and high quality. With that comes a higher price, but if you’re looking for speed and distance, this is a great model to consider.

Available colors: black, white

Wheel Size: 10.5″

Max Speed: 10 mph

Max Distance: 13.7 miles

Notable features: 1600 watt dual motor engine, padded kneebar for precision steering, can carry up to 220 lbs., aircraft-grade magnesium alloy frame, Bluetooth mobile app, customizable LED safety lights (taillights and headlights), anti-theft security alarm


Now that you’ve found the fastest hoverboard to get you around, don’t forget to check out some hoverboard safety gear to keep you safe and injury-free while you ride.

If you’re still not sure which model to buy, check out our hoverboard comparison chart to see all the self balancing scooters we have reviewed. You may also want to consider safe hoverboard alternatives.