Located in state of Oregon USA, company Brammo has published detailed information about these bikes and has given detailed information about the development of Empulse and Empulse R motorcycles.
3/2/14 1:45 pm SAN 1
Located in state of Oregon USA, company Brammo has published detailed information about these bikes and has given detailed information about the development of Empulse and Empulse R motorcycles. According to the developers, Empulse will be the world's fastest electric motorcycle with its maximum speed - 180 kilometers per hour. On this bike installed unique water-cooled motor and six-speed gearbox, which converts 90Nm (66 lb-ft) of electric motor torque to over 880Nm (650 ft-lbs) at the rear wheel (in first gear).
Empulse is equipped with an onboard 3 kW charger, which is totally compatible with a growing network of public charging stations. It also comes with a charging connector that plugs into a standard outlet. Rechargeable batteries come up with a warranty for five years or 50, 000 miles battery warranty.
2014 model of Empulse embodies a number of improvements. Brammo on its model Empulse doped some things and that way, the weight was reduced by as much as 16 kg, which led to increased productivity and distance could be traveled on a single charge.
Also in 2014 models, nickel plated brackets has changed ordinary batteries, LCD dash was redesigned and placed in a waterproof housing, has been changed to a tapered aluminum handlebar with oversized clamp diameter and sport tires were changed too for better overall quality.
Craig Bramscher, Founder and CEO of Brammo, said, ”Our customers expect Brammo to design and produce the world’s most desirable, high-performance electric motorcycles, and that’s exactly what we do.” Bramscher continued, “Today’s announcement underlines our commitment to listen to our customers and continually improve our products.”
Brammo has big plans for international expansion on market in 2014, starting with the UK, where sales will begin in the second quarter this year. Brammo will work with the exclusive importer and Going Green Darvill Distribution, who will represent the Brammo in Europe.
Head of product development Brian Wismann said: «Motorcycle Empulse 2014 embodied a huge effort Brammo engineering team to improve performance and reduce weight of the platform for the second motorcycle lineup. We also assure that the bike is ready for the start of sales in the European market after the required additional testing and certification. All work us hard work will be worth the effort when the first customer in Europe to twist handles gas and get his first electric motorcycle. "