A motorcycle has the tendency of making a rider feel untouchable. Though these gravity defying machines are extremely dangerous and potentially destructive, humankind still has an unfailing affair with them. Take the zec00 electric motorcycle for instance. This brutal machine looks like a cyborg, right out of a sci-fi movie. Complete with looks that make it resemble a mechanical bull, the zec00 is a handmade motorcycle, limited to only 49 units. This, of course, makes this bike a rarity and a unique piece of motorcycling technology. What caught our eye however, besides the fact that it’s muscular and as intimidating as motorcycles get, is the fact that the zec00 is powered by an earth-loving engine.
Powering this motorcycle is a 50 kW, 144 Nm, Zero Motorcycles-sourced electric motor that draws power from a 1.4 kWh lithium ion battery. The bike touches a top speed of 160 km/h (99 mph) and has a range of 160 km (99 mi). Taking 8 hours to recharge, the zec00 wipes all critical opinions, thanks to its polished aluminum alloy swing arms and single-sided hub-center steering system that give it an aggressively powerful look. Priced at $72,530, this is perhaps one of the few motorcycles that can give a conventional cruiser some serious trouble when it comes to brawn.
[Via – Gizmag]