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The $60,000 Essence e-raw electric motorcycle

Shock value: The $60,000 electric motorcycle

Love ’em or hate ’em, electric bikes are an opportunity to look at motorcycle design with fresh eyes. Sure, they still need wheels, suspension and handlebars—but they don’t need gas tanks or exhausts. We spend our days looking at ‘unconventional’ bikes, so we get excited when we see something completely new. And despite the eye-watering…

Alta Motors Redshift ST street tracker concept

Alta Motors Redshift ST street tracker concept

I’m in two minds about electric motorcycles. The instantaneous torque and low maintenance is appealing, for sure—but I also love the character and intangible ‘soul’ that internal combustion engines have. Styling is also an issue. Tesla has it easy, because bodywork hides the powertrain in a car. But the battery packs on unfaired electric bikes…

Tron Motorcycle

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…

Mavizen TTX02

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…

Mission 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,…