Furion M1 Hybrid SportBike with Wankel rotary engine

Fusion M1 hybrid has rotary engine

No, it’s not the 1970s again — Furion Motorcycles of France plans to resurrect the Wankel rotary engine for their hybrid M1 motorcycle that also has an electric motor. Rotary engines were big news in the 1970s, most notably in the Mazda RX-8. There were also many motorcycles with rotary engines. Norton had several models. …

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Curtiss Zeus Cafe

Orders open for Curtiss Zeus electric bikes

Curtiss Motorcycles is taking $US6000 deposits for their electric Zeus Bobber and Cafe (above) models and inviting supporters to invest in the American company. Zeus Bobber and Cafe Zeus Bobber and Cafe will each cost $US60,000 (about $A83,000, £46,845, €53,000) with a holding deposit of $US6000. The aluminium and carbon bikes have 140kW of power, 196Nm …

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Nera 3D printed electric bike wth airless tyres

3D electric bike has airless tyres

This 3D-printed electric motorcycle has several features that could come to future bikes including airless tyres, forkless steering and a flexible bumper. The NERA E-Motorcycle prototype was made by NOWLAB manufacturing laboratory which has locations in Boston, Berlin and Singapore. 3D printing They claim it is the world’s first fully 3D printed working e-motorcycle. Other …

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Dennis Savic with electric Cafe racer motrcycle

Aussie launches electric Savic Motorcycles

Australia’s first electric motorcycle company, Savic Motorcycles, will launch their electric Cafe Racer prototype at the Melbourne Moto Expo on Friday (November 23, 2018). Melbourne rider Dennis Savic, 26, spent more than 650 hours designing and building the prototype. The three Cafe Racer production versions will be made in Melbourne and Taiwan. They will be available …

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Energica Bolid-E Samsung replace mirrors and keys

Will cameras replace motorbike mirrors?

Will rear-facing cameras and screens one day replace conventional motorcycle wing mirrors and will a smartwatch replace your ignition key? This is the vision of Italian electric motorcycle company, Energica, which will supply the electric bikes for the MotoE series in next year’s MotoGP season. Their Bolid-e concept motorcycle is a joint project called Smart …

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Vespa Elettrica electric scooter

Vespa debuts Elettrica electric scooter

The best thing about the Vespa Elettrica electric scooter is that it is almost a complete mirror of the iconic petrol-powered retro model. And, of course, just like the standard Vespa, it is twist-and-go-throttle so there is one less hurdle among scooter riders crossing over from an internal combustion model to an electric. Vespa Elettrica …

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Kymco SuperNEX electric motorcycle allows you to dial in your own sound

Dial in your own electric motorcycle sound

Kymco may have the answer to one of the biggest problems with electric motorcycles by allowing riders to dial in their own motorcycle sound! The Taiwanese scoter company is branching out with their SuperNEX electric sports bike concept unveiled last week in Milan. They have produced this video which is actually quite useless as it …

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