straight out of stuttgart the germany-based motor company SOL motors has unveiled a missile-shaped ‘noped’. reaching speeds of up to 50 mph the pocket rocket is technically not an ebike nor a moped, sitting somewhere between an electric two-wheeler and a minibike.

SOL motors launches missile-shaped bike capable of 50mph speeds pocket rocket

 

 

standing at just 2.5ft tall, the pocket rocket features a lightweight aluminium tube frame that houses the bike’s computer, headlamp, rear brake light, turn signals and its removable 220V battery. there are two versions available – one with a 6 horsepower hub motor capable of 50 km/h (31 mph), and the other s version boasting a mighty 8.5 hp (6.3 kW) capable of 80 km/h (50 mph).

SOL motors launches missile-shaped bike capable of 50mph speeds pocket rocket

 

 

the bike has three dedicated mode functions including wheelie mode for those literally inclined, eco and sport. while the bike isn’t available just yet pricing is expected to start around $6,000 for the entry-level model and $7,500 for the s version.

SOL motors launches missile-shaped bike capable of 50mph speeds pocket rocket

SOL motors launches missile-shaped bike capable of 50mph speeds pocket rocket

SOL motors launches missile-shaped bike capable of 50mph speeds pocket rocket

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