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Brammo Enertia

Enertia Electric Motorcycle Is It Really A Best Buy?

Type: Dedicated plug-in vehicle

Class: Motorcycle

Brammo Motorworks

Propulsion 13 kW 18hp High Output Magnet DC motor

Top Speed: mph (80 km/h)

Zero-to-30: 3.8 seconds

range: 45 miles


Fuel efficiency: 374 MPGe

system: Six lithium ion phosphate modules

Time to full recharge: 3 hours

Vehicle 280 lbs (127.3 kg)

Tailpipe emissions: No

$11,995 (before a 10% federal tax )

Availability: July 2009

The says

Deceptively simple, the represents what’s achievable the beauty of modern technology and pretty smart engineers, than a blue sky promise on technologies that are years off in the


The light, powerful Electric Motorcycle (EEM) is a bike manufactured by Brammo (founded in 2002). In an interesting Brammo is said to be hoping to the EEM through your local Buy retailer (this is up in the air; see

Brammo’s leadership team with Chairman and CEO Craig Previously, Craig was the founder CEO of later he served as a Managing for USWeb. Brammo built the Ariel Atom sports car years ago, and they had building an electric car to compete Tesla before going electric motorcycle. Good

Too soon to tell.

Brammo Enertia

What we

The design . The monocoque design of the (made of extruded and forged is clean and efficient, with a elegance about it. In other while it lacks the manliness of a it’s way more stylish a moped.

The distribution plan . wants to sell the EEM through giant Best Buy. it’s easy to envision scenarios here, or crack a few think I’d rather other than Geek service my motorcycle—I like decision for a very banal it’s different, it’s Furthermore, Best Buy has a large arm already in place.

However, this is not a done I put in a call to Best Buy’s Relations department in Minnesota; the has been experimenting with Segways and scooters in about 20 Coast stores (you can some scooters and electric online), and Brammo’s EEM will not certainly—become part of that later this summer.

The USB . The EEM features a USB port that the rider to download data and the riding experience to their usage. Yes, but can you charge and run iPod off it?

What we don’t

The price in at $11,995 (minus a ten percent plug-in tax credit, or $1,199 is steep, especially for a bike performance specifications like and especially for a vehicle of limited use—for many, the EEM would be cost-prohibitive unless gas prices and stay there.

The specs . the bike can reach about 55 making the freeway an option, but at speed you rape and pillage the range. Keep in mind 45 miles on the EEM is only possible ideal conditions—and while 25 mph. The next time driving around, try actually 25 mph. it feels so slow.


What we have is a good-looking product that too much. In this economy looks won’t get you very why pay top dollar when you can get by with cheaper, or worse, you can get by with you already have? I mean, at where’s the market for the EEM? three more things to

Best Buy could decide selling the EEM is too much trouble. what?

Vetrix, makers of the electric scootera slightly ride than the EEM with similar specsis said to be on the ropes .

Xtreme Green’s X motorcycle—which certainly lacks the looks and street credibility of the cost less than the cost of the EEM and go faster and have the battery range.

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