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Bultaco Prepares Three New Street-Legal, Homologated Electric Bikes

Cool news arrives from Spanish motorcycle maker Bultaco, which was reborn into an electric bike manufacturer. After the success of their Brinco two-wheeler, no less than three new versions will arrive presently, and all three are now homologated for street use.
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This move seems to bring Bultaco back in the motorcycle business properly, as they will actually have a fleet of street-legal machines, and this means the ability to meet the needs of more customers.

Still half-bicycle and half-motorcycle, the new Brinco R-E, Campera and S models are now equipped with many motorbike amenities, including a headlight, mirrors, a rear fender, license plate and horn, as well as lateral and rear reflective panels, with stoplights and turn signals being the only things missing.

The Bultaco Brinco R-E is the closest model to the original Brinco, but now offered in a homologated trim, as described above. The top speed is limited to 45 km/h (28 mph), and the R-E is equipped with inverted forks with 180mm (7") of travel, whereas the rear wheel travel is a no-nonsense 217mm (8.5"). The peak power is 2kW and the bike comes with Sport, Touring, and Eco modes. The 1.3 kWh battery needs three hours for a full recharge from a wall outlet.

If the wilderness is your favorite scenery, then the Bultaco Brinco Campera should be the right one for you. With a lower seat height that helps to land a firm foot on the ground when needed, Campera also has slightly lowered suspensions and a handlebar that is wider for better leverage around the turns.

Finally, the Brinco S introduces a more purist approach to riding on asphalt, with the S standing for Street and not Sport, as some might be tempted to believe. The Brinco S comes with 24" wheels shod with street tires instead of knobbies, the same wider bars, and a much more comfortable seat to make long city rides less fatiguing.

All three models come with a digital dash, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless start that uses NFC, and a dedicated app for direct interaction.

These three new Bultaco bikes can be pre-ordered with a €600 ($685) deposit that also includes a draw entry with another Bultaco as the grand prize. The Bultaco Brinco R-E costs €5,800 ($6,620), the same as the Campera, while the Brinco S is €5,950 ($6,795). They can be ridden on public roads with an AM, A, or B license.

 
 
 
 
 

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