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Lightning Motorcycles Wants To Breach 250mph With Its New Electric Superbike

Lightning Motorcycles Wants To Breach 250mph With Its New Electric Superbike

Aims to do so with heavy use of Niobium in multiple components

In 2011, Lightning Motorcycles took its LS-218 electric superbike to the prestigious Bonneville salt flats and set the world record for the fastest electric motorcycle. A lot of time has passed since then, and the record is no longer Lightning’s which is exactly what the US-based EV-maker is trying to change now.

How, you ask? Well, with its latest high-speed electric superbike project, the Tachyon Nb, built in partnership with Brazilian firm CBMM, the world’s largest supplier of Niobium.

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Kawasaki Showcases Hybrid Sportbike & Electric Naked At Suzuka 8 Hours

Kawasaki Showcases Hybrid Sportbike & Electric Naked At Suzuka 8 Hours

This is the first time Kawasaki has showcased its EVs in the flesh

The Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race is a prestigious affair in Japan, especially for Japanese bike companies. So it’s only fair to use this stage to showcase future products, and that’s exactly what Kawasaki did.

Making full use of the stage, the Japanese giant brought out not one but two electric motorcycles to the Suzuka circuit for a parade lap of sorts. Let’s take a closer look.

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The NIU SQi Electric Bike Looks Like A Full-course Meal But It's Just A Starter

The NIU SQi Electric Bike Looks Like A Full-course Meal But It’s Just A Starter

Having aced electric scooters, it was about time Chinese EV-maker NIU took the wraps off its electric motorcycle. Doing exactly that, the company has introduced the all-new NIU SQi which, though looks like the real deal, will leave you hungry for more. Why? Well, read on to find out.

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This Electric Conversion Kit Transforms Your BMW Motorcycle Into An EV

This Electric Conversion Kit Transforms Your BMW Motorcycle Into An EV

Don’t start dreaming about an electric S 1000 RR just yet as this kit applies only to BMW’s retro R-series models

Have you ever wished you could just swap your ICE bike’s engine with an electric motor, essentially going electric without breaking the bank? Well, it looks like your wish has come true, as Netherland-based Luuc Muis Creations (LMC) has introduced an electric conversion kit for BMW R-series bikes.

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CFMoto's New Electric Motorcycle Lets The Police Hunt Down Criminals In An Eco-friendly Way

CFMoto’s New Electric Motorcycle Lets The Police Hunt Down Criminals In An Eco-friendly Way

This is CFMoto’s first all-electric motorcycle and kickstarts the company’s EV program

CFMoto might’ve just made a comeback in the USA with its gas-powered bikes, but it’s progressed well ahead in its home country, China. A prime example of this is the all-new CFMoto 300GT-E, the company’s all-electric police bike built to take down miscreants in an eco-friendly way. Let’s take a look.

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Is This Electric Tuk-Tuk Concept the Future of Personal Transport?

Is This Electric Tuk-Tuk Concept the Future of Personal Transport?

Could this radically-designed electric tuk-tuk replace those currently plying Asian roads?

Tuk-tuks are a common mode of transportation in certain parts of Asia, especially in Thailand. Tuk-tuks are basically rickshaws, but the name came to be because of the sound their engines produce. This digitally-rendered tuk-tuk that we see here, however, won’t come with any form of engine noise, but could this concept be a viable option for Asian cities in the future, and what about in other parts of the world like America and Europe?

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After Soldiers, African Wildlife Rangers Are Using Electric Motorcycles To Nab Poachers

After Soldiers, African Wildlife Rangers Are Using Electric Motorcycles To Nab Poachers

Several African parks have placed orders for CAKE’s Kalk AP electric motorcycle

A few days ago, we reported that Ukrainian soldiers were using electric motorcycles in the war to sneak up on the Russian army. Now, following in these footsteps, African wildlife conservation parks are equipping park rangers with electric motorcycles to travel deep in the forests and combat poachers.

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The New OX Patagonia Electric Bike Fulfills Your Scrambler Needs While Saving The Environment

The New OX Patagonia Electric Bike Fulfills Your Scrambler Needs While Saving The Environment

With adjustable suspension, knobby tires, and an affordable price tag, the Patagonia oozes potential

The ozone layer is depleting as we speak and it’s high time we find environmentally sound replacements for our activities. In terms of motorcycling, this means switching to electric bikes, and if you dig scramblers, then the new OX Patagonia is just the right thing for you.

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A Spacecraft-Inspired Electric Bike With Infinite Range Sounds Impossible, But This Detailed Render Proves Otherwise

A Spacecraft-Inspired Electric Bike With Infinite Range Sounds Impossible, But This Detailed Render Proves Otherwise

The concept bike is based on the already existing Quest Atom Alpha e-bike

At some point in time, every person has fantasized about space, and the thought of becoming an astronaut followed suit. However, instead of exploring space in a spacecraft, most of us end up on a commuter scooter/bike on course to “explore” the food section at the nearest supermarket. But what if we told you there was a way to look as cool as an astronaut even while traveling to your local supermart? Before you start calling us cuckoo, allow us to introduce these cool spacecraft-inspired electric bike renderings made by artist Fajar Ismail.

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Watch The Triumph TE-1 Electric Bike In Action Ahead Of Its Full Reveal Next Month

Watch The Triumph TE-1 Electric Bike In Action Ahead Of Its Full Reveal Next Month

Full details like range, performance, and specs revealing on July 12, 2022

Triumph started its electric journey back in 2019 and after three years, the company has finally wrapped up the fourth, last, and live testing phase of the TE-1 electric bike. Following this, the British giant is now gearing up to reveal its first electric motorcycle on July 12, 2022.

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The Model M: A Cybertruck-Inspired Tesla Motorcycle That You Just Can't Ignore

The Model M: A Cybertruck-Inspired Tesla Motorcycle That You Just Can’t Ignore

With plenty of cool touches and a dapper design, this is one of the most elaborate Tesla bike renders ever

Tesla cars are quite possibly the benchmark in the mass-market EV space and it’s high time that the American EV giant threw its hat in the e-bike ring too.

Picturing exactly that, designer Víctor Rodríguez Gómez has rendered the Tesla Model M (M for motorcycle, duh) inspired by the Cybertruck and it’s something both enthusiasts, as well as Elon Musk himself, would potentially dig.

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Big Tires, 2x2 System, & Go Anywhere Capability: Meet The All-Electric Robo Systems Ultra Bike

Big Tires, 2x2 System, & Go Anywhere Capability: Meet The All-Electric Robo Systems Ultra Bike

Where the road ends for most traditional motorcycles, that’s where it begins for the two-wheel-drive Ultra Bike

Over the past few years, the motorcycle industry has seen all kinds of electric motorcycles from puny dirt bikes to full-fledged 200HP track weapons, and it’s about time someone moved the goal post.

Doing exactly that, US-based EV-maker Robo Systems has unveiled the Ultra bike, an off-road motorcycle that can literally go-anywhere bike, as you’re about to find out.

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QJMotor's New 650cc ADV Is Coming To Take On The Kawasaki Versys 650

QJMotor’s New 650cc ADV Is Coming To Take On The Kawasaki Versys 650

Leaked type-approval documents give us an idea of what to expect from the upcoming ADV and how it stacks up against the competition

QJMotor, which also owns Benelli, for the longest time, has only sold its motorcycles in its home country of China, but the bikemaker is slowly but surely bringing its expansive lineup of bikes to the European market, mainly to ruffle the feathers of its Japanese rivals.

After tackling 400cc and 600cc segments, the firm is now eyeing the mid-capacity ADV segment with its newly type-approved 650cc adventure bike.

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Mounting Rocket Launchers & Taking On Enemy Tanks Is The Newest Application For Electric Motorcycles

Mounting Rocket Launchers & Taking On Enemy Tanks Is The Newest Application For Electric Motorcycles

Ukrainian made Delfast e-Bikes have seen a big jump in their role from being city commuters to helping soldiers on the front line

Over the past few years, we’ve seen electric motorcycles do all kinds of things from carrying luggage to serving as golf carts. The latest application, however, is a lot more serious and mind-bending: helping soldiers destroy tanks in a war!

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Kawasaki is Looking at Hybrid Powertrains for Motorcycles

Kawasaki is Looking at Hybrid Powertrains for Motorcycles

Combining Petrol and Electricity Is the Best of Both Worlds

While hybrid powertrains are common in cars, they have yet to catch on in motorcycles. Kawasaki has been working on the idea for some time and the surprising thing is that the petrol engine is actually a two-stroke.

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Livewire Shifts into Second Gear With The Del Mar

Livewire Shifts into Second Gear With The Del Mar

Flat-track-inspired second electric model launched with limited edition

Livewire finally launches its second model, the Del Mar, a smaller, lighter companion to the Livewire One. 80bhp and 100 mile range in a package weighing 440lb. Limited edition of the first 100 sold out in 18 minutes!

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LiveWire Takes Wraps Off The S2 Del Mar Launch Edition; Flies Off Shelves 18 Minutes After The Reveal

LiveWire Takes Wraps Off The S2 Del Mar Launch Edition; Flies Off Shelves 18 Minutes After The Reveal

This is the most affordable all-electric motorcycle under the Harley-Davidson umbrella

Harley-Davidson’s electric sub-brand LiveWire has finally introduced its second electric motorcycle, the S2 Del Mar Launch Edition.

As the name suggests, this is a limited-edition - consider it a taster - of the production model of the S2 Del Mar, that’s expected to set foot next year boasting similar design, specs, and components as the Launch Edition.

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Meet The Katalis EV1000 - An Electric Bike Inspired By WWII Fighter Planes

Meet The Katalis EV1000 - An Electric Bike Inspired By WWII Fighter Planes

The bike hails from Indonesia and costs a pretty penny in the States

With EVs becoming more and more common, we’re starting to get used to seeing some standout products (both in a good and bad way).

One such bike is the new EV1000 electric bike that’s built by Indonesia-based Katalis in collaboration with popular premium automobile seller, TheArsenale. This motorcycle takes inspiration from old-school WWII fighter aircrafts.

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Feast Your Eyes On This Gorgeous Electric Cafe Racer Based On The Super Soco TC Electric Bike

Feast Your Eyes On This Gorgeous Electric Cafe Racer Based On The Super Soco TC Electric Bike

Here’s a custom e-Bike by Benjamin Surain that’s taking on the retro-cafe racer route and with more power on tap, we’re not complaining

Electric motorcycles are all about pushing the technological boundaries and boasting futuristic designs.

However, when a customer brought in his Super Soco TC electric bike to Belgian designer Benjamin Surain’s door, he did the opposite, taking a step back and converting the modern e-bike into a staggering yet minimalistic cafe racer.

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