Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo has revealed two brand new motorcycles, the Empulse and Empulse R. Each motorcycle offers both a 100 mph top speed, and 100 miles of range. The company has incorporated features suggested from research on its previous products, to ensure the Empulse and Empulse R are more advanced than ever. Power is put to the road through a six-speed transmission and water-cooled, 54-horsepower AC electric motor. Regenerative braking helps keep the 9.3 kWh battery topped up, but the bike can also be charged via a Level 2 J1772 charging point. Using level 2, the...
2012 Empulse, Empulse R Electric Sports Motorcycles Coming May 8
Over the past few years, while we've seen a slow and steady increase in the number of electric cars available on the market, the electric motorcycle industry has positively exploded. Primarily designed to satisfy the commuting needs of inner-city residents, most electric motorcycles and scooters...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield