Roehr Motorcycles Goes Electric
Both models will feature an AC induction motor, and advanced high energy, lithium ion battery technologies, packed in a modern styling and combined with advanced electric vehicle drive technology.
The new electric eSuperbike power unit will be able to develop 96 hp, and 210 lb/ft of torque and a high energy discharge, 10 Kwh, lithium iron phosphate battery pack.
“This results in a machine capable of high top speeds, and blistering acceleration that only the seamless and instantaneous torque of electric motor drive can provide,” the company says in a release. “The eSuperbike will also feature premium suspension and brake components, providing race level performance and safety margins.”
The eSupersport model features a 48 hp, 105 lb/ft of torque, AC induction motor, with a high energy 6 Kwh Lithium ion phosphate battery pack. The eSupersport will be the entry level of electric sportbike performance, providing a 100 mph top speed with smooth and effortless acceleration.
The powerful eSuperbike will be the basis of Roehr Motorcycles' entry into the upcoming 2010 US TTXGP series. Roehr Motorcycles will also be offering race prepared versions of the eSuperbike for teams or individuals competing in the upcoming TTXGP, and FIM e-Power racing series.
There weren't any photos or pricing details revealed yet, but Roehr promises to unveil these over the coming weeks.