Wolf Warrior vs Dualtron Thunder

By Chris Wilson


Are you having a hard time choosing between the Wolf Warrior 11+and the DualTron Thunder?  While the two may share similar qualities, differing features may improve one's performance in a specific area over the other's. This usually results in a dilemma when looking for the best high-powered electric scooter for your needs.

Wolf Warrior vs Dualtron Thunder 1

Most resources online aren't exactly helpful in resolving this dilemma.

 They either argue that the Wolf Warrior 11+ is the best all-around high-performance e-scooter, or insist that the DualTron Thunder's power is yet to be rivaled by any other high-powered electric scooter.

Well, don't worry. Today, we'll be giving you the lowdown on each e-scooter's features – their strengths, their weaknesses, special features, etc — and advising you on which scooter best fits your riding style.

Comparing The Dualtron Thunder's Features With The Wolf Warrior 11's

Power

According to each e-scooter's specifications, they're both powered by dual 1200W motors that put out a maximum of 5400W power at peak performance, however, after being tested under real-world conditions, the Dualtron Thunder proved to be a more powerful electric scooter than the Wolf Warrior 11+. 

In a real-world hill-climbing test, performed by a popular YouTuber who reviews electric scooters, the Wolf Warrior 11+ struggled and eventually failed to travel up what looked like a 35° incline on two attempts while the DualTron Thunder, albeit slow, climbed up the same hill - twice! 


The DualTron Thunder also beat the Wolf Warrior 11 in an acceleration test carried out by the same rider. The Thunder was able to zip from 0 to 19mph in 2.6 seconds while the Wolf Warrior attained that same speed in 3.5 seconds.

If you're a heavy rider, say between 200lbs and 300lbs, looking for a powerful 50mph electric scooter, the DualTron Thunder might be a good fit for your needs.

Editor's 1st Choice 
The Wolf Warrior

Overall Rating:

  • Power: 5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors)

  • Range: 70 miles (113km)

  • Weight: 101lbs (45Kg)
Editor's 2nd Choice
Wolf Warrior vs Dualtron Thunder 4

Overall Rating:

  • Power: 5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors) Real-world tests prove the DualTron Thunder is more powerful.
  • Range: 75 miles (121km)

  • Weight: 95lbs (43Kg)

Ride Quality

Let's face it, there's no such thing as a "perfect road". Even the smallest road irregularity can knock your electric scooter off balance and cause you to lose control. This is why performance e-scooters are equipped with high-grade shock mitigation systems – to absorb the vibrations from bumps and improve overall ride quality.

The Wolf Warrior 11+ utilizes telescopic forks (a form of hydraulic shocks) for its front suspension and steel springs for its rear suspension, while the Dualtron Thunder is equipped with swingarms for both its front and rear suspensions.

When compared to stiff swingarm suspensions, telescopic forks are better at smoothening bumpy rides. This is because the forks are able to isolate the e-scooter's weight and completely soak up the vibrations from the wheels as the scooter rides over bumps.

However, the cartridges in the Dualtron Thunder's front and rear swingarms can be replaced with softer ones if the e-scooter is to be adapted for off-road riding.

Portability

Both e-scooters lack in the area of portability (The Wolf Warrior weighs 101lbs/45Kg and the Dualtron Thunder weighs 95lbs/43kg). However, carrying the DualTron Thunder might not be as inconvenient as carrying the Wolf Warrior 11

When folded, the DualTron Thunder's proportions beat the Wolf Warrior in terms of portability and practicality. Unlike the Wolf Warrior that has two stems, the DualTron Thunder's single stem makes it a bit more convenient and practical to carry (assuming you want to lift it by the stem)

Also, the Dualtron Thunder's handlebars are foldable, making it a more portable alternative to

the Wolf Warrior which maintains its 23.6in width (because its handlebars are not foldable) and spans an even lengthier 59in when folded (compared to its 49in length when open)

Lights

The Dualtron Thunder's front-facing deck lights might not be the best option for riding at night as their beams don't exactly illuminate far ahead of the rider. Unlike the Wolf Warrior 11+'s front-facing LED headlights that are located in-between the stems just below the handlebars.

Front-facing LED headlights are better suited to nighttime riding because they illuminate the road ahead and help riders spot objects located in front of them before coming within close range with said objects. Besides the LED headlights, the Wolf Warrior 11+, like the DualTron Thunder, also has front-facing deck lights.

However, it's worth noting that the Wolf Warrior 11's rear lights don't suffice as brake indicators because they are not very bright compared to the Thunder's bright brake lights that flicker whenever the brakes are applied.

Mileage

Both electric scooters are powered by 60V 35Ah lithium-ion batteries, however, the DualTron Thunder's range on a full charge exceeds the Wolf's by 5 miles (75 miles VS the Wolf's 70 miles).

This slight difference in range might be due to the fact that the Thunder weighs six pounds less than the Wolf Warrior 11+

It is worth noting that each e-scooter's mileage may be affected by external factors like rider weight and road conditions. Also, switching to more conservative motor modes may also extend your electric scooter's range.

 

Price

The Wolf typically costs between $2600 and $3400, while the Thunder costs between $3600 and $4500. People who are interested in the Wolf Warrior and the DualTron Thunder can acquire any of the electric scooters with flexible payment plans when they purchase from Vormotors and MinimotorsUSA respectively.

Table showing the differences between the Wolf Warrior 11+ and the DualTron Thunder


Wolf Warrior 11+

DualTron Thunder

Power

5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors)

5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors)

Real-world tests prove the DualTron Thunder is more powerful.

Price

$2600–$3400

$3600–$4500

Weight

101lbs (45Kg)

95lbs (43Kg)

Shock absorbers

Front hydraulic forks and rear spring suspension.

Facilitates smoother and softer experiences especially during off-road rides.

Front and rear Swingarm suspension.

Total range on a single charge

70 miles (113km)

75 miles (121km)

Lighting

-Two front-facing LED headlights;

-Two front-facing deck lights;

-Deck lights for visibility;

-Rear brake lights;

-Four front-facing deck lights;

-Multi-color stem lights;

-Two rear lights

-Two brake lights that flicker when the brakes are applied;

-Below-deck lights.

Folded dimensions

150×66×48cm (L×W×H)

124×32×54cm (L×W×H)



Editor's 1st Choice 
The Wolf Warrior

Overall Rating:

  • Power: 5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors)

  • Range: 70 miles (113km)

  • Weight: 101lbs (45Kg)
Editor's 2nd Choice
Wolf Warrior vs Dualtron Thunder 4

Overall Rating:

  • Power: 5400W (dual 1200W brushless motors) Real-world tests prove the DualTron Thunder is more powerful.
  • Range: 75 miles (121km)

  • Weight: 95lbs (43Kg)

Final thoughts

If you're a speed junkie who's obsessed with traveling at blazing speeds and conquering steep hills, the DualTron Thunder might be the best 50mph e-scooter for you. However, keep in mind that you might have to install — or replace — a few kits to improve your safety and/ the e-scooter's overall performance. 

The Wolf Warrior on the other hand, is the entire package. It is an all-around 50mph electric scooter. If you're in the market for a cost-efficient high-performance scooter, the Wolf Warrior 11+ might just be up your alley.

About the author 

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson, long time fan of personal electric transportation. Chris is not easily impressed when it comes to the latest technologies, however, when he is, nothing can stop him from wanting to share his knowledge with our readers here at ElectricRideLab.com