Mission R and RS Announced — 160 HP Electric Race and Street Motorcycles…

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By Mark Stevenson June 3, / Photos by Mission Motorcycles

powertrain component manufacturer Motors took its 14 kWh Mission R motorcycle to Laguna Seca in and won by a nearly 40-second margin, it prepared for the outpouring of interest in a version from potential The problem? Mission Motors build bikes, so that went unfulfilled.


Mission Motorcycles. a new company run by New engineer and entrepreneur Mark is building two new motorcycles based on the prototype: the exclusive Mission RS and the accessible (but equally Mission R. Don’t confuse Mission R with the eponymous that conquered Laguna It’s an all-new motorcycle with more technology any other electric or conventional bike.

Both the Mission R and Mission RS are by a 160-horsepower (120 kw) liquid-cooled AC induction motor that a monstrous 120 lb-ft of torque, or 40 more lb-ft than a liter bike. Zero to takes 3 seconds, and the emissions-free will rocket to a top speed in of 150 miles per hour.

Limited to 40 examples, the hyper-exclusive Mission RS for $59,999 minus the $2500 EV tax credit. For that not-insignificant you get a 17 kWh battery good for 140 miles of riding (or 230 miles of more city cruising) and a laundry of race kit: -hlins 43mm inverted forks NIX30 cartridge internals and TiN treatment; -hlins TTX36MkII and linkage system; BST 7-spoke fiber wheels; dual GP4-RX CNC radial calipers nickel plating and 320 mm full-floating discs; and a Brembo RCS master with an adjustable ratio.

The Mission R omits the RS’s race-ready kit and gives buyers a of batteries: 12 kWh, 15 kWh, and 17 It also costs a lot less, at $32,499 before credits. a combined range of between 105 and 140 depending on the battery pack

Mission’s electric powerplant is anything else out there. second, 2,000 to 4,000 are computed, allowing the ECU to send to the rear wheel as if it were a motor. This, in essence, the rear wheel come to a stop for fractions of a second to traction, getting you out of the corner the most possible grip and

Due to the limited rotational inertia of the components, there’s very latency in power correction. is also improved over bikes, with regenerative activated by throttle roll-off. It all up to an unprecedented level of precision and for the rider.

Mission Motors R

Despite its compact dimensions, 17 kWh battery stores more than the 400-pound pack in the Chevrolet Volt. Mission’s bikes tip the scales at under 600

Mark Seeger’s electric are extreme performers, but that’s part of his vision. The idea is to a fully connected motorcycle telemetry, navigation, and the ability to HD video. MissionOS, the bikes’ onboard computer system, exactly that via an integrated or a HUD projected in a custom helmet specifically for Mission Motorcycles.

Think Google Glass for a full array of information inside the visor, from directions to incoming text all without having to take eyes off the road (and the cagers sharing it with

Mission Motorcycles will be in the U.S. and are available internationally. in the states get the added benefit of delivery. Sold yet? you can place a reservation now. up a $10,000 deposit if you want on a Mission RS, or $5,000 for the Mission R.

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