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Electric motorcycles: Superbikes as proof of concept

December 2,

Imagine Dani Pedrosa or Lorenzo standing on a Moto GP having achieved that on an electric motorcycle. Can you say credibility?

is probably nothing that establish the legitimacy of electric more than to have better yet, more one—successfully compete on the racing There are a number of companies for that goal. As yet, the ICE combustion engine) machines do not run the EVs (electric vehicles) but who knows may happen in the not-too-distant future.

TTXGPs are already being at the Isle of Man, that venue tied forever to such as Mike Hailwood and Agostini. A three-round TTXGP American Championship was run this In late October the world was won by Matthias Himmelmann, riding for Munch Racing.

The following are a of electric superbikes either in existence or in the conceptual stages. is not a complete list.

This on the home page of the Lightning website says it all:

In a run on the salt flats at Bonneville the SuperBike became the fastest electric vehicle in the world the FIM and AMA Official World Records of and a best timed run of 176.044

How’s that for legitimacy? The continues:

This is only the of what is possible. The engineers at Motorcycles have built the Superbike to demonstrate that motorcycles can provide exceptional which requires no apologies.

The is taking orders. You can have one for

The TTX02 is produced by Mavizen which describes itself as the advisory and consulting arm of The eGrandPrix. It teams and individuals to take in the next generation of motorsport an affordable and competitive product. does not run a factory team.

It only supports those do.

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The company claims a top speed of 210 kph mph), with 0-100 kph (62 acceleration in under 5 seconds. In this one will cost you $40,000.

The Mission One, by Motors, has proved itself on the at Bonneville and at the Isle of Man. weeks ago the San Francisco company was a $500,000 grant by the California Commission to commercialize its high-performance EV technology. The company has also another $600,000 in private for the effort.

The Mission One has recorded a top speed in of 160 mph and sells for just under

The MotoCzysz E1pc superbike was the holder of the world land record for an electric motorcycle, it ran at Bonneville at 163.635 mph. the Lightning Superbike surpassed speed later, MotoCzysz In 2011 MotoCzysz will with the goal of setting a new FIM and AMA speed record with the new and 2011 E1pc.

The E1pc is not on the market, but would cost around $100,000. is developing the bike in order to their technology to other

With a banner on their proclaiming that the Roehr is available now in Italian red, no question this is a bike for Not only that, it is by far the most of the current options. With a tag of $27,595, it’s a virtual

It’s also a bit slower the rest, with a top speed 135 mph. However, Roehr offers a track use only RR. For price and specs you’ll to contact the company.

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