Electric Motorcycles Brammo Empulse R in Action | Video

Brammo Empulse R in Action | Video

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2012 Brammo Empulse R Video

Brammo recently released a new video showing their flagship electric sportbike – the Empulse R – in action on back roads in Malibu in in downtown LA.

The Empulse R has been all the talk regarding electric motorcycles. Why? Brammo claims the machine has a top speed over 100mph, and gets 121 miles to a charge.

With these numbers, the Empulse R is the highest-performance electric sportbike, taking the top spot from the Zero S ZF9 (114-mile range, 88mph top speed).

The Empulse R (and standard Empulse) was also the first electric motorcycle to have a drivetrain specifically built for a production motorcycle. Along with this drivetrain, the Empulse features a water-cooled permanent magnet AC motor, IET 6 speed gearbox and Brammo’s unique BPM 15/90 battery modules.

For a report of the Empluse R and the standard Empulse, including full specs, 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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