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Mission unveils 160mph electric racer

The sexiest zero emission motorcycle ever?

US ZERO EMISSION company Mission Motorcycles has just unveiled their latest racer: the Mission R.

With a claimed power output of 140bhp and a reported top speed of 160mph, Mission says the R is the most 'advanced electric racing motorcycle in the world.'

The liquid-cooled AC Induction motor produces 115 ft. lbs. of torque, via the MissionEVT 100kW motor controller, complete with customisable regenerative braking maps, throttle maps and more. All vehicle and ride data is accessible via WiFi or 3G connections.

Pricing and availability for the custom-made machine has yet to be announced.

Bit of a knuckle-biter, eh?

Mission R Specs

Power: 141 horsepower liquid-cooled 3-phase AC induction

Torque: Crank: 115 ft-lb (0 – 6400RPM)

Energy Storage

        * MissionEVT battery modules with integrated Battery Management System
        * Carbon fiber casing with dielectric liner
        * Swappable architecture
        * 14.4 kW·h total energy storage

Power Control

        * MissionEVT 100kw controller with integrated Vehicle Management System
        * Adjustable throttle mapping
        * Regenerative braking
        * WiFi & 3G data connectivity


        * Single speed, gear-driven primary reduction


        * RADD-designed Quad-Element Frame
        * Billet aluminum and chrome-moly
        * Power-Unit as fully-stressed member
        * Battery box as semi-stressed member

Front Suspension

        * Öhlins FGR-000 TTX25 Gas Charged Fork
        * Adjustment for preload, ride height, high and low speed compression and rebound

Rear Suspension

        * Single-sided billet aluminum swingarm with linear wheelbase/chain adjustment
        * Öhlins TTX36 Shock and linkage system
        * Adjustment for preload, ride height, high and low speed compression and rebound


        * Marchesini forged magnesium 10-spoke.
        * Front: 17" x 3.5"
        * Rear: 17" X 6"


        * Rear: 190/60 ZR17 Superbike Slick
        * Front: 120/70 ZR-7 Superbike Slick

Front Brake

        * 2 Brembo 320 mm narrow-band racing stainless rotors
        * 2 Brembo 2-piece billet 4-piston 30/34 mm differential bore radial-mount calipers

Rear Brake

        * 245 mm stainless rotor
        * Brembo HPK 2-piston 34 mm caliper


Top Speed * 160+ mph

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