Oreion vehicles are designed to handle a multitude of activities
and terrains making them true multi-purpose machines.

Off-road capabilities

The Sand Reeper, Reeper Sport and Sand Reeper4 are true off-road models and are fully capable in medium to rough terrain and trails. These models offer both 2 and 4 seater options to enjoy the off-road adventures. The Reeper off-road series models have a top speed of 60 mph.

Street capabilities

The Reeper and Reeper4 are available with an LSV option. LSV (Limited Speed Vehicle) is a category of vehicle that adheres to the NHSTA safety standards and regulations for street use of a vehicle that has a top speed of 25 mph.

The Oreion LSV models give you the versatility to truly cross-over from off-road activities to the streets and back again.


What is an LSV?

In 1998 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) established a limited set of safety standards for low-speed vehicles (LSVs) intended for vehicles used “to make short trips for shopping, social, and recreational purposes primarily within retirement or other planned communities with golf courses.”

To qualify as an LSV, a vehicle must have:

  1. Four (4) wheels
  2. Top speed of more than 20 MPH but less than 25 MPH
  3. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of less than 1,361 kilograms (3,000 lbs.)

LSVs are exempt from most federal safety standards that apply to motor vehicles, and they are not required to meet any criteria for vehicle crashworthiness.

A Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) as defined in FMVSS #500 is a vehicle that must be equipped with all of the following:

  • headlamps
  • tail lamps
  • stop lamps
  • reflectors
  • mirrors
  • parking brake
  • safety windshield
  • seat belts for all designated seating positions (DSP)

Can I license an LSV in my state?

The laws that apply to LSV licensing are different from state to state and they do change periodically which prohibits Oreion Motors from offering information about street licensing. You will need to contact your local department of transportation for the regulations that apply in your area. States, not NHTSA, are responsible for regulating the operation of motor vehicles on public roads and for handling of LSV titling and registration. Most states allow LSVs to attain speeds no greater than 25 mph on roadways with speed limits of no more than 35 mph. Many states allow their departments of transportation or local jurisdictions to restrict the use of LSVs on their roads. Contact your local department of transportation for the regulations that apply in your area.