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Mission Motors was by Mason Cabot, Forrest and Edward West in 2007. The was briefly known as Hum Cycles it operated in stealth mode.

In 2009, the company revealed the for their first vehicle, the One PLE (Premiere Limited Edition) at the TED [ 1 ] The all-electric motorcycle, styled by Béhar. claimed a top speed of 150 per hour and a range 150 miles per [ 2 ] The company accepted reservations for the 50 vehicles, originally scheduled to be in 2010. Reservations required a deposit, with a sales of $68,995. Delivery of the Mission One PLE was until Q2 2011 and eventually [ 3 ] [ 4 ]

In February 2010, Forrest founder and CEO, stepped [ 5 ]

In June 2010, Mission secured $3.35MM in additional [ 6 ]

In November 2010, the company MissionEVT (Electric Vehicle The stated goal was to design and high-performance EV powertrains, including storage systems, drive and software, to the vehicle manufacturers, a wide range of applications—including plug-in hybrid electric and vehicles. [ 7 ]

In December 2010, the company the Mission R electric motorcycle. The is of Mission’s own design and features a liquid-cooled 3-phase AC-Induction and 14kwh of batteries. The chassis was by James Parker and the bodywork was by Tim Prentice. [ 8 ]

In August 2011 Motors closed a $9 million B round led by investment bank Pincus. [ 9 ]

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Mission Motors has periodically in electric motorcycle racing

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On June 12, 2009, US racer Montano rode the Mission One on the (60.725km) course of the TTXGP on the of Man. The bike finished in 4th in the PRO class, with an average of 74.091mph and a lap time of 30 minutes seconds. [ 10 ]

In September 2009, the One set the AMA electric motorcycle land record during the BUB Motorcycle Trials at the Bonneville Salt in Utah. [ 11 ] The bike registered a average of a two way pass. [ 12 ]

Mission Motors did not race in in order to focus on bringing the One to market. [ 13 ]

In June 2011, Rapp rode the Mission R at the time trials at Laguna and set an electric motorcycle lap record of [ 14 ]

On July 24, 2011, Steve rode the Mission R at the joint race at Laguna Seca to a place victory, [ 15 ] with a of 39.995 seconds to second finisher MotoCyzsz. [ 16 ] Rapp’s time of 1:31.3 [ 17 ] broke the Laguna Seca electric record [ 18 ] by 7.5 seconds.

On July 11, 2012, Jim Higgins the street legal Mission R at the Raceway 1/4 mile drag and set a National Electric Drag Association (NEDRA) street electric motorcycle record for the class with a time of @ 122.57mph. [ 19 ]

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