FIND YOUR BATTERY MOTORCYCLE Batteries ATV Batteries WATERCRAFT Batteries SNOWMOBILE Batteries SCOOTER Batteries UTV Batteries Search for: Search ThrottleX Blog Friday, August 1, 2014 Which Electric Motorcycle Gets the Best Mileage? How many miles can the new Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle go? Now that the Motor Company has unveiled its new battery powered motorcycle, a lot more people are talking about the future of electric bikes. But is an electric motorcycle practical? Here’s a look at the various electric motorcycles on the market now… Harley-Davidson Livewire While still in development stage, Harley claims it’s electric motorcycle has a range of 53 miles on a full charge from its lithium-ion battery. It charges in 3.5 hours from a 220 volt outlet. The LiveWire is said to deliver 74 horsepower and 52 foot-pounds of torque with a top speed of 92 mph. It actually has more horsepower and torque than the company’s own Iron 883. It’ll do zero to 60 MPH in under 4 seconds. http://www.projectlivewire.com 2014 Brammo Empulse R Brammo claims a combined range of 80 miles city and highway. It actually gets a longer range of 128 miles in the city due to increased braking generating more power. Likewise, full highway riding nets only 58 miles. The Empulse R cranks out 54 horsepower and 66 pounds of torque. It has a claimed top speed of 110 MPH. The Empulse R will charge to 100% in about 3.5 hours. Price tag: $19,000.00 http://www.brammo.com 2014 Zero S ZF 11.4 The flagship bike of Zero Motorcycles, it has a claimed range of 105 miles, combined. All city riding increases to 137 miles due to regenerative braking, while all highway riding decreases to 85. The Zero S ZF 11.4 cranks out 54 horsepower with 68 foot pounds of torque, and a top speed of 95 MPH. It charges fully in about 7.9 hours. Price tag: $15,000.00 http://www.zeromotorcycles.com 2014 Lightning Superbike Boasting as the world’s fastest electric motorcycle, the Lightning offers three battery options of 12kwh (100-120 miles), 15kwh (120-150 miles), and 20kwh (160-180 miles). The Lightning cranks out 200 horsepower at 168 foot pounds of torque, with a top speed of 218 MPH. It charges fully in 30 minutes on a quick charger, or 2 hours on a level 2 charger. Price tag: $38,888.00 http://www.lightningmotorcycle.com 2014 Mission R Based on its Mission RS technology that claims to outperform gasoline powered superbikes, the Mission R offers three batter options of 12kwh (105 miles), 15kwh (120 miles), and 17kwh (140 miles). The Mission R cranks out 163.2 horsepower at 133.4 foot pounds of torque, with a top speed of 140 MPH. It will fully charge in 1 hour at 220V, or 10 hours at 110V. Price tag: $32,499.00 Posted by admin at 7:33 pm Comments are closed here.