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Brammo Empulse 10.0

New Brammo Electric Motorcycle Is Enough for Trouble

Electric appear to be on the steep part of the curve these days. The model comes from the small Oregon company produced the Enertia a few years The company’s newest offering is the Empulse and the electric motorcycle is a big forward offering a top speed of 100 miles per hour, and a range of up to 100

And perhaps best of all, the performance comes at a reduced

We haven’t had a chance to ride the new yet (it’s just being to the public today), but judging by the the Empulse looks more a real motorcycle than about any other electric out there. Where the Enertia was of the 125cc kind of bike a lighter weight not exactly for freeway cruising, the Empulse is of a 750cc type of bike a full-size frame and tires is easily capable of freeway or canyon carving.

Brammo founder and CEO Craig says the evolution of its product followed its development of the technology. The was a chance to develop the battery and system as well as the safety of a motorcycle. But the Empulse was developed the company’s racing efforts at year’s TTxGP on the Isle of

“[What] We were trying to do is that perfect balance of to weight, and handling,” Bramscher of the racing heritage behind the “Because at the end of the day, motorcycle fun is handling and, of course,

To keep the weight to a minimum, ended up developing its own batteries for its bike. Bramscher says the batteries helped the company its goal of reaching 100 miles per for the race. Like any good program, the battery and powertrain developed for the racing team has its way into the production bike.

Three models of the Empulse be available for delivery starting in and you will be able to purchase the at participating Best Buy stores. The are simply differentiated by their packs, and therefore range. a 6.0-kilowatt-hour battery, the imaginatively Empulse 6.0 has a range of 60 miles.

the decimal point over on the 8.0 and and you can convert the battery size to on the other two models as well.

anxiety” was one of the biggest concerns about every electric maker is facing. Bramscher out when the red light appears on a gas there’s usually no problem a gas station. But finding a place you can charge an electric motorcycle is a bit complicated.

Brammo Empulse 10.0

“There was clearly a demand for range” Bramscher says of customers he talked with. Enertia wasn’t designed for distances on the freeway.”

Brammo is things simple when it time to recharge. With a in socket where the gas tank cap normally be, an Empulse rider needs to find a normal 110 to charge the bike. Of course it be filled as quickly as its gasoline but you knew that before you an electric motorcycle anyhow.

Topping off the tank on the Brammo

Each bike is powered by a motor with 59 lb-ft of based on early production With a weight of 390 pounds (I dry weight is irrelevant here), the comes in about the same as motorcycles such as the Ducati 696. The electric bike quite have the same yet, but at least we’re about enough power to get trouble.

With a price tag at $10,000 for the 6.0 model, the Monster keeps going. But it looks the batteries aren’t cheap. If you the 100-mile range, the price to $14,000.

The good news for customers is that with tax the price could drop Brammo claims the Empulse could cost as little as in some states.

Brammo Empulse 10.0
Brammo Empulse 10.0
Brammo Empulse 10.0
Brammo Empulse 10.0
Brammo Empulse 10.0

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