EV Maker Brammo Unveils New Sportbike

Brammo, a maker of electric motorcycles, recently unveiled the Empulse, a trio of new electric motorcycles that the company says can exceed 100 miles per hour. One model reportedly is also capable of traveling up to 100 miles on a single charge. These new bikes, which will be available in 2011, having a starting price of around $10,000.

Brammo said all three variations of the Empluse will be freeway capable. Each one will offer a different average range on a single charge – he Empulse 6.0 is capable of 60 miles (96 kilometers) average range, the Empulse 8.0 is capable of 80 miles (129 kilometers) average range and the top of the line Empulse 10.0 is capable of a travelling 100 miles (161 kilometers) on a single charge. Range of the electric motorcycles can be extended as well if one is driving at a lower speed.

Brammo Empluse

image via Brammo

Motorcycle riders have been requesting increased speed and range and I am proud and delighted to reveal these game-changing Brammo electric motorcycles,” said Craig Bramscher, Founder and CEO of Brammo, in a statement. “Our customers expect Brammo to design and produce the world’s most exciting (and affordable) electric motorcycles and that’s exactly what we have done.”

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