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Brammo Releases Empulse R

Brammo Inc has teased the specs for its Empulse electric motorcycle. The Oregon-based company will go for the reveal on May 8th. Until riders are left to mull the detailed specifications, which power claims of 54 horsepower and 46 of torque.

Two versions of the Empulse are from Brammo at the May 8th unveiling. The Empulse will presumably be a version, similar to the prototype announced in July 2010. The figures to be a fully-faired sportbike based off Brammo’s TTXGP America-winning Empulse RR piloted by contributing editor Steve (Read more in Electric Racing ).

The powertrain on both will source a water-cooled magnet AC motor. Brammo its BPM 15/90 battery packs. The batteries are comprised of a NCM (nickel manganese) chemistry and have a up to 10.2 kWh. (Brammo planned a three-model Empulse with graduated battery with corresponding model 6.0, 8.0 and 10.0.) Brammo a battery life of 1500

One critical addition touted in the specs is a J1772 Level II system. This allows riders to tap into faster via charging stations that are up in larger metro areas. claims the new charging system for a 3.5-hour full recharge, the traditional Level I on-board requiring eight hours.

The Level II claims to add five of range for every 10 minutes of a significant improvement for commuters or errand runners.

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Speaking of Brammo cites a City as 121 miles, qualifying that at variable speeds with a 19 mph A more realistic Highway measured at a constant 70 mph, is 56 A Combined range (.5 City and .5 is pegged at 77 miles.

The six-speed IET Electric Transmission) transmission, big news story last remains in the Empulse specs. It be operated via hydraulic wet clutch. founder and CEO Craig Bramscher the traditional clutch and gear as a critical component to reaching riders, when the transmission were revealed in May,

The six-speed gearbox is a notable from Brammo’s chief including Zero, which a single-speed design.

Brammo a 440-pound weight for its new mount. chassis is an aluminum frame, to Italian firm Accossato. The also lend the wheels, and 43mm Marzocchi fork.

The suspension will be fully as will the Sachs shock. delivers the braking components.

Empulse and Empulse R are a milestone for and the new electric benchmark for the motorcycling I know when I reveal the on May 8th people are going to be blown by the integrity of the design and the focused this motorcycle commands,” Bramscher in a company press “When we first revealed the prototype, our customers had some clear feedback for us and that has inspired much of what you see in the production version.”

The most spec on the forthcoming Brammo is in its absence MSRP. Bramscher has the company’s partnership with should bring an economy of that will keep competitive. Expect pricing and dates at the May 8th reveal.

Brammo Emplulse R Specifications

Type: Permanent Magnet AC — Water Cooled

Controller: Sevcon Gen 4

Peak Power: 54 horsepower @ 8200 rpm

Continuous Current: 270 amps

Drive: Chain (14/48) 520 chain

Transmission: IET 6 speed with multi-plate, hydraulic wet clutch

Max Motor Torque: lb-ft

Battery Type: Power BPM15/90 Lithium-Ion Chemistry)

Battery Pack 9.31 kWh (nominal), 10.2 kWh

Battery Pack Voltage: V (nominal)

Battery Life: cycles to 80% capacity (100%

Recharge Time: Level I charging time: 8 Hours. (0 99% no cell imbalances)

Level II charging time: 3.5 Hours. (0 99% no cell imbalances)

Every 10 of Level II charging adds up to 5 of range

Empulse R Performance: 100 + mph (160 +

Driving Range: City: 121 (195 km)

Highway: 56 miles** (90 km)

77 miles*** (124 km)

*SAE Riding Range Test for Electric Motorcycles (variable 19 mph / 30km/h average)

**SAE / Constant Speed Riding Test Procedure for Electric (70 mph / 113 km/h sustained)

*** SAE Highway Cycle (.5 City weighting. 5 weighting)

Operating Modes: 2 Modes selectable through the switch:

1. inchNormal inch limits acceleration by reducing current delivered to the motor the motor controller in order to driving range.

2. inchSport — provides maximum in both acceleration and top speed.

Braking: Under deceleration, is returned to the battery system to extend driving range and familiar rider feedback.

Cost: Assuming 13 cents for electricity:

1 cent per mile around

Brammo Empulse 10.0

2 cents per mile on the highway

Collection: Brammo DDC™ Data Collection) records key parameters at 1Hz (1 sample/second) for analysis and support.

Weight: 440 pounds /

Seat Height: 31.5

Width: 31.8 inch end-to-bar end)

Height: inch (highest portion of the

Length: 81.3 inch

Clearance: 7.3 inch

Storage Optional Brammo hard bags and top trunk.

Fuel 485 mpg-e

Carrying Capacity: Capacity 365 pounds (805 total combined motorcycle, passenger and cargo)

Wheelbase: inch

Warranty: 2 Years Factory Warranty) 1 year Limited Warranty, 2 year Powertrain Warranty (Batteries and

Colors: True Blood Eclipsed Black, White

Frame: Brammo E-Beam™ Fabricated by Accossato in Italy

Front: Fully Adjustable Marzocchi Forks

Suspension Rear: Fully Adjustable Shock

Brakes — Dual 310mm Brembo disk with twin piston Hydraulic Brembo Calipers, Radial Mount.

Brakes — Rear: single disk with piston Hydraulic Brembo Caliper

Wheels (Front/Back): 17 3.5 inch Marchesini / 17 inch x 5.5 Marchesini

Tires (Front/Back): AVON AV79 / 180/55-17 AV80

Instrumentation: LCD display; tach, odometer, gear energy consumption, battery estimated range and system

Brammo Empulse 10.0
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