Brisk electric chopper at COP17 — IOL Motoring Bikes, Quads & Karts

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Battery-powered Siemens is bound to upset petrol-heads.

It a gearbox and does not have a but the sleek Siemens eChopper go from zero to 160km/h in “no whatsoever”.

The long-forked white-and-chrome is bound to upset dedicated however. It runs on batteries, little noise and emits no

According to Siemens Southern head of communications, Jose there are only two such in the world.

One is in the United States; the other is on at the Siemens pavilion in Durban at the Conference of the Parties (Cop17) to the Nations Framework Convention on Change.

According to the company, electric doesn’t mean tame”.

Which is why the German multinational teamed up with motorcycle manufacturer Orange Choppers in California to build

Machado confirmed that his was not in the business of making motorcycles.

“We did just to raise awareness of mobility, and show it doesn’t to be a small little box,” he

Siemens industry sector manager Keshin Govender the eChopper had a fair turn of

“It accelerates to 160km/h in no time he said, without divulging any acceleration time.

However, it was not designed for commercial and only a few people had ever it.

Siemens Smart Chopper

According to its spec sheet, the is manufactured from both new and material, has a 20kW electric and a range of 120km on a single

It also has a “direct drive one-speed transmission”, which it will not lay down rubber its 10-and-a-half-inch wide Metzler tyre when it pulls off at the

On a pedestal close to the eChopper, is displaying its eRuf Roadster.

a Porsche 997 Carrera with its replaced by a 180kW electric driven by lithium-ion batteries, the car the attention of President Jacob during a walkabout at the conference week.

According to reports, went so far as to climb into the but his thoughts on the vehicle — or he would like to add one to the presidential — are not known.

It was the roadster’s two-wheeled twin was stealing the show on Wednesday though.

At least two mothers seen posing their sons in the saddle for a photograph.

the car and chopper have been displayed at Cop16 in Cancun and in Copenhagen. -Sapa

Siemens Smart Chopper
Siemens Smart Chopper
Siemens Smart Chopper

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