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Indian startup Mankame will build an electric bike EP-1 with a power reserve of 500 kilometers

Indian startup Mankame will build an electric bike EP-1 with a power reserve of 500 kilometers

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Indian startup Mankame intends to build an electric motorcycle that can drive more than 500 kilometers on one charge. Such a power reserve, according to the manufacturer's representatives, is achieved through the use of batteries with a high density of energy storage. Motorcycle Mankame EP-1 will be equipped with a 54-horsepower electric motor with belt drive (180 Nm torque), reinforced aramid fiber. Depending on the version of the EP-1, they will be equipped with a 12, 15 or 18.4 kilowatt-hour battery pack. The initial modification of the electric bike can accelerate to 120 kilometers per hour, the average modification to 180, and the top one to 251 kilometers per hour. The price of EP-1 will be from 8500 to 13 000 dollars. To raise funds for the creation of a motorcycle, Mankam...
Harley-Davidson will release an electric bike

Harley-Davidson will release an electric bike

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The American company Harley-Davidson will approximately 2019 release its first electric bike. Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Matt Levatch, announced plans to release a fully electrified motorbike within the next year. Rumors about the intention of Harley-Davidson to release an electric bike appeared in 2014, when the company introduced the prototype LiveWire. According to Levich, the future electric bike will be much easier in the management than the traditional bike. That is, the company focuses on the young audience and, accordingly, the starting price of the novelties will not be very high.
The world’s first Vincent Motorcycles superbike sold for almost million dollars

The world’s first Vincent Motorcycles superbike sold for almost million dollars

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Auction house Bonhams sold a motorcycle Vincent Black Lightning, which is considered one of the first superbikes in the world, for 929 000 dollars. This made him the most expensive motorcycle ever gone under the hammer. In total from 1948 to 1952 the company from Hertfordshire released thirty copies of Black Lightning. Vincent Black Lightning is built on the basis of another successful model - Black Shadow, but it was lighter (163 kilograms to 208) and more powerful than it (the engine output increased from 56 to 71 horsepower). In the 50's, he was able to overtake the fastest production car of that time - the Jaguar XJ120, overclocking over 196 kilometers per hour. In addition, on the same model, a speed record was set in Bonneville. Sold motorcycle is known for the fact that on...
Mercedes-AMG built a carbon bicycle

Mercedes-AMG built a carbon bicycle

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The division of the German manufacturer, responsible for the construction of "charged" models and sports cars, decided to slightly change the direction by constructing a vehicle with two wheels. The company introduced a new bicycle in honor of the 50th anniversary of the AMG division and the sports car Mercedes-AMG GT R. The bike will be released in a limited edition at a price of 7,109 euros. In the cost of the bike, the time that the sports car was shown at the Nurburgring was ciphered - 7 minutes 10.9 seconds. The bike, long named R.S2 Limited Edition Beast of the Green Hell, is based on a carbon frame. Carbon fiber is also used for the seat, seat post, rudder, 29-inch Crankbrothers wheels and bottle holder. The equipment will include components from the top line Shimano Du...
Kawasaki introduced the Sport Tourer Ninja H2 SX supercharged

Kawasaki introduced the Sport Tourer Ninja H2 SX supercharged

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According to the manufacturer, the 200-hp novelty will be more economical than the sport-touring Kawasaki Z1000SX. The Japanese manufacturer of sports motorcycles introduced a new product in the Sport Tourer class - Ninja H2 SX with a 1.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a boost of 197 horsepower. The novelty will join to representatives of the range line of the most powerful serial motorcycles Kawasaki Ninja - models with forced induction Ninja H2 and Ninja H2R, debuted three years ago. The so-called "balanced boost technology" was developed by Kawasaki, with special emphasis on driving sports bikes through city streets. The Ninja H2 SX is equipped with a four-cylinder 16-valve motor with liquid cooling and supercharging. Its working capacity is 998 cubic centimeters. The new ...
EICMA 2017: tourist motorcycle 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260

EICMA 2017: tourist motorcycle 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260

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The new tourist motorcycle, 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260, was presented at the EICMA 2017 in Milan. The name change means that the novelty equipped with 1262-cubic engine (with the DVT system), which was originally equipped with only Ducati XDiavel. In addition to the engine, there are other modifications to the 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260. Ducati engineers have upgraded the Ducati Multistrada 1200 frame, but the engine is still a paramount topic for discussion. The Testastretta DVT 1262 power unit, mounted on the Ducati Multistrada 1260, produces 158 hp power, while 85% of torque is available at revs below 3500 rpm. As an option, the customer can order a quickshifter to make driving on a motorcycle more comfortable. On the model Ducati Multistrada 1260 S the specified system is...