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Mission One: Now Offically the (Production) Electric Motorcycle

The time we heard from Motors, they were revving their first the all-electric Mission One. stage at TED. This they’ve announced a milestone in that their bike, was designed by Yves Behar Fuse project, is a worthy for speed demons: On September the bike hit a 150.059-mph average over two one-mile test on the Bonneville Speedway, reading top of 161mph. And that makes it the production electric motorcycle of all

The bike also pulled at one feat important to speed It’s able to do a power at 80 mph. But what’s most is that Mission claims the record-setting bike wasn’t a test bed. It was a late-stage of the eventual production model, of 300 will be available in 2010. first 50 are already up for custom Mission claims that the bonafide production models have the same drivetrain, but an chassis.

The only niggling detail is the effective range seems to slipped slightly, since the was first announced at TED. is now claiming an effective range of 150 rather than 200. Mission has always claimed a range

Here’s more and the full press-release:

SAN FRANCISCO, 15 , 2009 —

Mission Motors, a San Francisco company redefining the world of motorcycles, announced today its zero-emissions Mission One electric has claimed the national AMA top speed for an electric motorcycle, achieving a 150.059 mph two-pass average run for one mile at Bonneville Speedway on 1st, 2009. Lead up to for the record saw one-way speeds the mile stretch at 161mph.

The top speed was achieved at the annual BUB Speed Trials at the Bonneville approximately 90 miles west of Lake City, UT. This offers world and national setting opportunities to top contenders in classes. The Mission One achieved a top higher than 70% of the gasoline entrants.

I give the credit for this to our extraordinary engineering team. We set record on our first visit to the Salt Flats on poor conditions and in high cross-winds. And to set it our production prototype vehicle, not a Bonneville bike is truly said Edward West, Motors Founder and President.

all known what was possible for the One for some time, and to set this is very gratifying. It’s a moment for electric vehicles and proof that the era of the electric has begun. Electric is no longer the of high-performance motorcycling; it is the present.

Mission Motors One Premier Edition

Since returning from the Mission Motors’ engineering has been working hard to the Mission One, resulting in performance milestone. Its top speed the Mission One into a category all the world’s fastest street-legal motorcycle, and adds to the list of that the young company has achieved.

The Mission One is just an motorcycle, said Jeremy the AMA and AFM racer who shares duties as Product Manager and Test at Mission Motors. This is a that can rip up the track at Infineon do power wheelies at 80 mph, and come out here to Bonneville and the prior electric world record. It pulls hard all the way 0 on up to 161mph, all in one gear, with torque. It’s a riding like no other.

The important thing to understand is is not a one-off race vehicle, is a production prototype. It is the same that we raced at the Isle of Man and the same powertrain that we be delivering to our customers in 2010.

Motors has targeted high and iconic design in the development of its vehicle, the Mission One. a top speed of over 150 mph, a range and unparalleled access to the Mission One surpasses the performance of production electric motorcycles and gas-powered incumbents. The Mission design, created by Yves and fuseproject . blends traditional elements with a modern sensibility.

The motorcycles are produced in San Francisco, CA a radical commitment to environmental

The company is selling 300 Mission One motorcycles in the 2010 model with the first 50 Premier Edition models available for now.

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