Mission motorcycles

Mission motorcyclesThis 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 of $68,995. Fortunately cheaper models have since been announced, including the productionized Mission R.

Mission motorcycles
Mission motorcycles

Mission One PLE Specification

Power Train
Battery Pack : High Energy Lithium-Ion w/ Integrated Thermal Management System
Motor : Liquid-cooled, 3-phase AC Induction
Torque : 100 lb-ft @ 0 to 6,500 rpm
Transmissions : Single speed
Final Drive : O-ring chain

Suspension/Front : Ohlins 43mm inverted fork; fully adjustable, 4.5-in travel
Suspension/Rear : Ohlins Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; fully adjustable, 4.5-in travel
Brakes/Front : Dual Brembo 310mm disc; Brembo radial-mount forged 4-piston calipers
Wheels/Tires/Front : Marchesini forged aluminum 3.5″ x 17″, 120/70ZR17 – Race Compound
Wheels/Tires/Rear : Marchesini forged aluminum 6.0″ x 17″, 190/55ZR17 – Race Compound

Top Speed : 150 mph
Range : 150 miles per charge (est.EPA)
Recharge Time : Under 2 Hours @ 240V (8 Hours @ Std 120V)
Interactive Feature : Adjustable regenerative rear wheel braking
Interactive Feature : Intuitive / adjustable data acquisition system

  • I wonder how quiet it is – honestly the loudness of a motorbike can be a safety factor. If we are to one day live in a world of electric (silent) cars, trucks and cycles I can see hit and run numbers going through the roof!

  • …hit and run numbers going through the roof!

    Could make for a new spectator sport!

  • I reckon that once electric vehicles become more prevalent, pedestrians will adapt. A few may meet their demise in the meantime, I guess. Early adopters of electric bikes should ensure they have four-pot Brembos on the front …