Volcon Announces 2023 Vehicle Roadmap as Stag Pre-Production Orders Reach Over $116 Million

The company will be launching products this year and has made manufacturing developments.

Volcon Inc. has announced a series of milestones highlighting the company’s progress over the last year, along with key insights into 2023 product developments.

The Stag, the company’s flagship all-wheel drive, fully electric UTV, recently eclipsed $116 million in pre-production orders with over 90% of these orders coming from its network of 151 dealers across the U.S. and its six distributors in South and Central America and the Caribbean region. The Stag will be the first fully electric UTV in its class and the first and currently only UTV to be powered by General Motors’ Ultium electric propulsion system technologies, putting the company into a position of high visibility and reliability within the off-road powersports, outdoor and agricultural communities. Deliveries of the highly anticipated Stag to dealers across the U.S. are expected to begin as early as June 2023. Pre-production orders for dealers and distributors did not require any up front payment and are non-binding, and only if ultimately finalized would such reservations result in realized revenue for the company following delivery. Consumer pre-production orders require a $100 reservation fee but are also non-binding. 

Additional new product developments coming in 2023 include the new Grunt EVO. The Grunt EVO will offer a lighter and quieter evolution of the company’s first generation, fat-tired trail bike. The EVO will come standard with a newly developed Gates belt drive that creates a near silent experience for the rider, making it ideal for hunting trips or for use around livestock, as it allows the rider to move quietly through the woods without disturbing the wildlife. The new Gates belt drive requires less maintenance than traditional chain drives, making them a reliable choice for off-road use. Additional improvements to the Grunt EVO include a newly designed progressive rear suspension with an upgraded coilover shock, new ergonomic seat profile with changes to seat material to improve rider comfort, and overall weight reduction of 15%, making the Grunt EVO an even more formidable off-road motorcycle. The company aims to widen its customer base with this new edition, targeting outdoor enthusiasts in addition to traditional powersports fans, wildlife conservation groups and other audiences needing silent, rugged vehicles with exceptional all-terrain capabilities. Volcon is scheduled to launch the Grunt EVO during Q2 of this year.

In September 2022, Volcon opened up reservations for the Brat, a multi-purpose e-bike, in a limited number of U.S. dealers. The Brat is expected to be in select dealers across the U.S. this coming February as well as available on the company’s website for direct purchase. The Brat provides riders with both on-road and off-road capabilities, including an off-road mode that maximizes the Brat’s torque and speed. The Brat comes complete with hydraulic disc brakes, full front and rear suspension as well as a convenient storage tank that includes a USB charging port to power rider’s mobile accessories. The company believes offering an e-bike could bolster potential profits by providing a product suited for more urban or on-road environments and seeks to compel audiences looking for more fuel-efficient options for day to day commutes.

For younger riders between the ages of 4 to 11, the company is launching and currently delivering the Volcon Youth line of dirt bikes. The line includes two sizes: the Moto Kids One, which is designed for the youngest riders from 4 up to age 6, and the Moto Kids Two, which offers riders ages 7 to 11 a friendly motocross inspired electric motorcycle for new riders. The company is working with European manufacturer Torrot to bring these exciting motorcycles to market.

“Having a product line that provides options for the entire family aligns with our goal to empower adventure at all ages, regardless of their passion. When kids start learning to ride on a Volcon early, we’re confident they’ll continue to ride Volcon products as adults,” said Katie Hale, chief marketing officer of Volcon. The Moto Kids One and Kids Two are currently in stock and in the process of being shipped to dealers across the U.S.

The company recently made strides to improve margins and cash flow by securing a manufacturing agreement with GLV Ventures (GLV) in August of 2022. GLV and its partner companies have been providing automotive solutions, superior product development and advanced manufacturing in a timely, cost-effective manner for over 25 years.

“Our partnership with GLV brings years of automotive manufacturing experience to our ranks. The team at GLV has been associated with major brands like GM, Honda Marine, Continental, Powertrain Control Solutions and others, which speaks volumes to their attention to detail and a quality finished product,” said Jordan Davis, Volcon’s CEO. “We believe our agreement with GLV will continue to assist us in an accelerated product launch strategy, all the while ensuring the quality and safety of our vehicles.”

In addition to product launches and manufacturing improvements, the network of relationships and brand collaboration opportunities continues to grow and evolve. The company secured a co-development agreement with BF Goodrich to close out 2022, making BF Goodrich its sole tire supplier for the Stag. In addition, the company has found a natural alignment with research and development, innovation and education opportunities, currently coordinating collaborations with university research groups like Texas A&M’s George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and other collaborations in the works.

“We’re looking forward to what we believe will be a strong year for Volcon. Our planned product launches, collaborations and alignments with well known brands in the off-road space reflect what we believe to be our legitimacy in the space. We certainly plan on 2023 being the year that catalyzes Volcon into a highly successful business,” concluded Davis.

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