Home / Uncategorized / Enertia Electric Motorcycle for the Masses

Enertia Electric Motorcycle for the Masses

If you want to zip around town but not have to take out a second mortgage in order to afford the fuel costs, the Enertia full electric motorcycle might be the mode of transportation for you. Developed by Brammo Motorsports of Oregon, the electric bike should be ready for sale early next year with initial availability being apparently limited to the United States.

Unlike other electric bikes that are simply retrofits of existing models, the Enertia motorcycle was designed “from the group up to be a fully electric bike.” It’s not the fastest thing in the world with a top speed of 50mph and a range of 45 miles, but that’s more than adequate for most city dwellers. A full recharge — via a standard plug — takes about 3 hours.

Naturally, because the Enertia is full electric, it has zero emissions. That said, the generation of said electricity has to come from somewhere, so the level of pollution will largely depend on where you’re getting your power.

The special limited edition carbon model will sell early next year for $14,995, whereas the standard model will get released in Q3 2008 for $11,995.



About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also


Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>