awarded the ‘most innovative motorcycle of the year’ the zeus from curtiss bikes is an all-electric concept prototype boasting the ‘world’s first e-twin’ electric motor. comprising two high-output electric motors working a common output, the battery-powered prototype features 170 horsepower and 290 lb-feet of torque, meaning it could be one of the most powerful e-bikes available if it is made.

the curtiss zeus is the world's first 'e-twin' fully electric motorcycle

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according to reports zeus features beringer double rotor brakes, LED lighting and carbon fiber wheels. there’s even a space for an iPad in the dashboard to display all the typical information you would expect.

the curtiss zeus is the world's first 'e-twin' fully electric motorcycle

the curtiss zeus is the world's first 'e-twin' fully electric motorcycle

the curtiss zeus is the world's first 'e-twin' fully electric motorcycle

  • What does it mean e-twin?

    Raul Frizado says:
  • This is really unique design, takes guts to do something this different. The electric motorcycle manufacturers have been in need of someone like this for ages t push them out of their “traditional motorcycle” comfort zone. Props to this design team for taking this step

    JakEK77 says:
  • Why? With the components and sources you could build a hundred real bikes from scrap. With sod all earth impact. Peak design just because design. And not even pretty, bet the designer never straddled a beemer or even a real bike. Can tell by the seat.

    mikka says:
  • Why add a chain? put the motor inside the back wheel. Make the seat more comfortable

    Juan Rodriguez says:
  • Bill Dube’s “Killacycle” had two motors years ago and went 175mph on the drag strip.
    http://www.killacycle.com/about/

    Chris P says:

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