ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s
 

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

aiming to reintroduce popular mopeds from the 70s and 80s, ONYX motorbikes has electrified two fun-to-ride and built-to-last motorcycles. their clean, simple and dynamic designs still evoke a sense of nostalgia, whilst their affordable, in-house hi-torque electric drive system literately propels them into the future. as described by the san francisco-based brand, the vintage motorbikes are where ‘pure adrenaline meets style’.

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s
all images courtesy of ONYX motorbikes

 

 

the ONYX motorbikesRCR’, also known as ‘the cafe blaster’, comprises of a long seat and metal-sheeted body, which houses its power. with a two stroke power-band and 72 volts of instant torque, it helps accelerate the moped from 0-30 mph in four seconds and to a top speed of up to 60 mph. furthermore, the bike enables between 45 and 75 miles of exploring on or off the beaten track.

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s
the ‘CITY’ (left) and ‘RCR’ (right) motorbikes

 

 

with a more minimal and refined body, the ‘CITY’ or ‘the free spirit’ electric motorbike allows riders to swiftly, safely and enjoyably get around town. it propels from 0-15 mph in 5.4 seconds and can reach speeds of over 30 mph. this is thanks to its 48 volts of instant torque, whereas its 16ah battery offers a mile range of 25-40.

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

 

 

to find out more about ONYX motorbikes or to support their indiegogo campaign, click here.

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

 

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

 

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

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