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That electric 2WD in full

Rebranded to Armotia, this is the finished version of the VisionAR we showed you yesterday

YESTERDAY we dug up some intriguing patent images that led us to a 'coming soon' webpage for Italian firm VisionAR and its forthcoming two-wheel-drive bike.

It turns out the bike has been revealed under different name - the Armotia Due - and is set to be available in ‘R’ supermoto and ‘X’ enduro forms. Thanks to reader ComicalFarce for the tip.

Top speed is a somewhat disappointing 55mph dropping to 50mph on the enduro version.

Here are the claimed specifications for the two machines.

Due R specs (Due X in brackets where different):

Frame: Oval steel trellis frame

Wheelbase: 1400mm

Seat height: 920mm (940mm)

Ground clearance: 340mm (360mm)

Weight: 125kg

Front suspension: USD 41mm fork

Rear suspension: Fully adjustable Bitubo monoshock

Front wheel travel: 240mm

Rear wheel travel: 220mm

Front brake: ø260mm floating disc, 2-piston parallel Brembo caliper

Rear brake: ø220mm floating disc, single piston caliper

Front wheel: 1,60 x 21″

Rear wheel: 2,25 x 18″

Front tyre: 90/90 – 21 trail (80/90 – 21 enduro)

Rear tyre: 120/80 – 18 trail  (110/80 – 18 enduro)

REAR MOTOR

Type: Permanent magnets 3-phase, axial flux

Cooling: air

FRONT MOTOR

Type: Permanent magnets 3-phase, radial flox

Cooling: air

Total power: 15hp

Total torque to wheels: 132.7lbft

Max speed: 55mph (50mph)

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