Electric Motorcycles

  • zecOO electric motorcycle

    zecOO electric motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles ,

    The Tokyo Motorcycle Show is always a treasure trove of custom bikes. At the most recent show, one of the stars was this extraordinary electric motorcycle, called the zecOO. Designed by Kota Nezu of Znug Design, the zecOO takes a custom aesthetic and applies it… Read more »

  • Tron Motorcycle

    Tron Motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles

    Believe it or not, this is a Tron motorcycle that you can buy. It’ll cost you at least $55,000 but it’s electric, so you’ll save money on gas. The Xenon was styled by Florida-based Parker Brothers Choppers, and it’s based on the gas-powered “Light Cycle”… Read more »

  • Orphiro Electric Motorcycle

    Orphiro Electric Motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles ,

    I’m ambivalent about most electric motorcycles, but this new design from a Dutch company ticks the box for me. In fact, it’s the first electric moto I’ve seen since the Hammarhead Volta that I like. It’s called the Orphiro, and it’s described as a ‘wide-body… Read more »

  • Lito Green Motion Sora

    Lito Green Motion Sora

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles

    I’m ambivalent about electric motorcycles. The head says yes, but the heart says no. But I like the look of the Sora, which comes from Canadian company Lito Green Motion. It’s due to be unveiled next month, with deliveries beginning in October. Top speed is… Read more »

  • Hammarhead Volta

    Hammarhead Volta

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles ,,

    Hammarhead Industries is growing fast. To date, they’ve sold five Jack Pines and a couple of Woodsmen, and they have a firm order for the Ural Solo X we revealed last month. But no one had ordered a Volta. “Then out of the blue we… Read more »

  • Mavizen TTX02

    Mavizen TTX02

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles ,,

    Take a KTM RC8 superbike. Whip out the powertrain and replace it with a battery pack and web-connected electronics. What have you got? The Mavizen TTX02 racer. This English-built motorcycle can be configured like a PC, with hot-swappable battery packs—plus a system bus that allows… Read more »

  • EV-0 RR

    EV-0 RR

  • Chris Hunter Electric MotorcyclesRacing Motorcycles

    Suddenly, electric motorcycles have come of age. Meet the EV-0 RR, which stands for Electric Vehicle, zero emissions, Road Race. It’ll be on the grid at the ultra-hyped Isle of Man Time Trials Extreme Grand Prix in June, and its pedigree suggests that it could… Read more »

  • Coop shoots the electric chopper

    Coop shoots the electric chopper

  • Chris Hunter Custom MotorcyclesElectric MotorcyclesPhotographers

    Zack Norman built an electric bobber using a Harley frame, and in May 2007 he took it out to El Mirage to run it through the traps. He clocked a virtually silent 69mph and there’s a video to record the occasion. The devilishly talented pop… Read more »

  • Mission motorcycles

    Mission motorcycles

  • Chris Hunter Electric MotorcyclesProduction Motorcycles

    This is the Mission One electric sportbike prototype. The styling was certainly electrifying, with shades of the KTM RC8. Top speed is reportedly 150 mph, and the range is 150 miles. The Mission One went on sale as a 50-unit limited edition, with an RRP… Read more »

  • Brammo Enertia

    Brammo Enertia

  • Chris Hunter Electric MotorcyclesProduction Motorcycles

    As a breed, electric motorcycles are still in the gawky adolescent phase. But the Brammo Enertia is one of the prettier ones: it reminds us a little of the Aprilia Moto 6.5 designed by Phillipe Starck. At 285lbs it’s light for a road bike, about… Read more »