60's styled electric concept bike

Electric bike concept inspired by Ossa Grand Prix racer

Posted: 19 March 2012
by Robin Goodwin
Vintage inspiration: Ossa's monocoque

This electric concept bike takes the styling of an Ossa Grand Prix ridden in late 1960s by Santiago Herrero and brings it into the 21st century.

From Barcelona design studio ART-TIC the Monocasco takes its styling cues from Ossa's monocoque racing bike that was introduced at the end of the 1960s. Spain's first motorcycle Grand Prix hero, Herrero took the bike to four victories before his fatal crash in the 1970 Isle of Man TT.

The Moncasco model is so far only a preliminary design concept for Ossa. But if it ever becomes a reality - with this and Honda's RC-E - I'm warming to the idea of electric bikes, especially if they can look this good.

Via The Verge



Previous story
Lakes and bikes don't normally mix
Next story
Motorbikes in Space


monocaso, art tic, ossa, concept, electric
TwitterStumbleUponFacebookDiggRedditGoogle


Discuss this story

Seriously?
Rather like riding your toaster to the pub... No thanks.

Posted: 20/03/2012 at 00:49

Muttley! Doooooo sooomethiiiiiinnnggg!

Posted: 20/03/2012 at 10:22

I think its stunning!

Not for blasting round the a-roads or tracks obviously, but i could see these around london.

It looks great.......

Posted: 20/03/2012 at 19:56

Definitely needs those slick tyres.. its looks rapid as fook

Posted: 22/03/2012 at 18:04

Talkback: 60's styled electric concept bike


Busiest motorcycle review conversations

Competitions