The Range of the 2011 Brammo Enertia Electric Motorcycle Has Been DOUBLED!

brammo enertia electric motorcycle photo
Photo: Brammo
Electric Commuting Has Never Been This Fun
The Enertia electric motorcycle by Brammo is getting a substantial upgrade for 2011. The company is announcing today a new model called the Brammo Enertia+, and while it will cost $1000 more (from $7,995 to $8,995) than the non-plus version, it will have double the range, going from 40 miles to 80 miles. The most impressive thing about it is that they accomplished this without increasing the bike's weight. Who said battery technology isn't progressing? Check out the video below to see the Enertia+ in action.brammo enertia electric motorcycle photo
Photo: Brammo

"In addition to the new 6.0kWh Lithium Iron Phosphate battery pack, Brammo has also tweaked the handling with a increased fork offset and decreased trail, also positioning the handlebars 1-inch further back, this should make the Enertia Plus a touch easier to steer. Brammo also claims the Plus has a tighter turning circle." (source)

brammo enertia electric motorcycle photo
Photo: Brammo

Brammo offers a $2,500 rebate to all existing customers. In the U.S., there's also a 10% federal tax break and state tax incentives of up to $1,500 (depending on the state).

Via Brammo
More on Electric Motorcycles
7 Electric Motorcycles You Must See (including 1 that does 0-60 MPH in 0.97 seconds)
DIY Electric Kawasaki Motorcycle
Voltzilla: DIY Electric Motorcycle Made from Forklift Parts

Tags: Electric Vehicles | Transportation


treehugger slideshows