Mission is hoping that you’re willing to spend a boat load of money for a fully electric motorcycle. Their Mission RS Motorcycle ($56,000) is an impressive package. The RS has a 160 horsepower, 120 kW electric motor. The motor puts out 120 pound-feet of torque. All of this comes form a single speed transmission that will get you to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. Maximum range for the RS is about 200 miles, but real world measurements are closer to 140 miles. If $60,000 is a bit much to spend, Mission plans on releasing the R version of their bike which will start at $29,000. Only 40 of the RS bikes will be made.
For all you riders out there who want a bike they can take on any terrain and can handle the congestion of an urban environment, then take a look at the 2015 Ducati Scrambler ($8600). Ducati has just pulled back the curtain on their ode to their single-cylinder Scrambler that was in production until 1975. ...[Read More]