Britten V1000E, the frameless, hubless, electric concept bike

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We rarely happen to see a concept motorcycle that features no frame whatsoever, but when we do it reminds us of John Britten’s revolutionary motorcycle from the early 1990s, the Britten V1000. This concept right here actually pays tribute to the original frameless motorcycle and it is called the Britten V1000E. It was designed by Selwyn Shadbolt and it even gets hubless wheels in order to stick to the theme.

The actual engine would be a single large capacity electric one transmitting power to the rear wheel through a shaft drive, but it is the unique shape of the bodywork which attracts our attention. In order for that to be achieved, the fairings must be molded from polyethylene, while the green color should make it stand out as being environmentally-friendly if it ever gets done at least as prototype.


Britten V1000E, the frameless, hubless, electric concept bike
Britten V1000E, the frameless, hubless, electric concept bike
Britten V1000E, the frameless, hubless, electric concept bike
Britten V1000E, the frameless, hubless, electric concept bike

2 comments:

very nice i would want one

Cool design, hoping its a rough draft. being that it has no handlegrips

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