Electric Motorcycles Brammo's CEO Talks Empulse (R) Sportbike

Brammo’s CEO Talks Empulse (R) Sportbike

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Conversation with Brammo Founder & CEO

Last week, Brammo provided information about the upcoming unveiling of the Empulse and Empulse R electric sportbikes.

These machines, which will be privately unveiled at Boulevard 3 in Los Angeles May 8, are expected to break new ground in the world of electric sportbikes. Brammo reports that the new Empulse motorcycles are the first to feature a drivetrain designed and built for a production electric motorcycle.

And with this new drivetrain arrives more performance; the Empulse R, which uses a water-cooled magnet AC motor and six-speed transmission, is claimed to have a top speed over 100 mph, and a range of 121 miles to a charge.

In the video attached above, Brammo’s Founder and CEO Craig Bramscher discusses these two new machines, and other news throughout the world of electric motorcycles.

For a report on the details of the 2012 Brammo Empulse and Empulse R, click here.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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