Milan: 2012 Volta City Electric

Two new electric motorcycles from Spain

Posted: 8 November 2011
by Visordown News

THIS is the Volta BCN City and Sport - two new electric motorcycles form Spanish firm Volta.

They both use the same powerplant - a 3.1kWh lithium-polymer battery, and an elctric motor with a 33bhp (25kW) output.

Both models have a range of around 45 miles between charges and a recharge takes two hours. The cost of each recharge is around 30 pence. After 1500 charges the battery will still have 80% of its capacity, says Volta.

Volta quote a cost of around £6,000 and say they will be available in Summer 2012.



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terrible design. They shoudl learn from the Prius. People won't buy electric things until they look non electric. Go for rounded curves you fools, not straight computer like lines.

Posted: 08/11/2011 at 10:09

I, personally, like the design and am glad it doesn't look like it was carved from a block of melting butter.

Posted: 09/11/2011 at 00:35

typical design of Japanese bike
nothing original here

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 19:32

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