¿Motocicletas eléctricas para salvar el planeta?

Electric motorcycles to save the planet?

29 August, 2019 0 By Moto Magazine CR

Electric motorcycles to save the planet?

Climate change, climate justice; controversial claims, violent environmental protests, these sensational themes have been raging around the world like the acid rain of the decade of 1980 and manufacturing is listening to capitalist consumers. Introducing the new BMW Vision DC Roadster 2020, Husqvarna EE5 2020, Harley-Davidson LiveWire 2020 y Yamaha TY-E Electric Trikes Bikes 2020. Electric motorcycles to save the planet? Improbable. But more options, always is good!

What you think? Do you think that climate change and / or climate justice are important today? Do you think electric motorcycles will replace fossil fueled motorcycles? Or maybe you're thinking it's a bunch of malarkey camps and all this weather is over the top and / or fool, with the intention of deceiving. No matter where you are (and everyone is right to have their own opinions), Consumers can voice their opinions at the cash register and at polling stations around the world. Like I always say, “what matters is not who you vote for, but because you vote”.


BMW Vision DC Roadster 2020:

For more than 90 years, the boxer engine 2 cylinders has been a key element of the identity of BMW Motorrad, both in technological and visual terms. But as the BMW Group constantly pursues electrification, the question arises what would an electric powered BMW motorcycle look like. And how would it reveal itself at first glance as a BMW? One possible answer to these questions is the BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster., a highly emotional nude motorcycle with electric drive.

“The boxer engine is the heart of BMW Motorrad, an unconditional of his character. But BMW Motorrad also represents visionary zero-emission vehicle concepts. In view of this, a question arises: What would happen if we replaced the boxer motor with an electric motor and the required battery? The Vision Bike shows how we can preserve the identity and iconic appearance of BMW Motorrad in a distinctive way, At the same time as we introduce an exciting new driving pleasure “, explica Edgar Heinrich, BMW Motorrad Design Director. "After all: Anyone who has tried it in practice knows very well that driving on two wheels is just as exciting when running on electricity.! The high level of torque just at the time of departure makes acceleration impressive. This almost brutal power delivery creates a whole new dynamic performance experience. And the BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster puts a face to this experience ”.



Husqvarna EE5 2020:

Husqvarna Motorcycles is proud to launch the new EE 5, an electrically powered minicycle that continues the brand's pioneering motocross journey and offers a fully customizable and fully customizable five kilowatt racing machine. Configured to compete with any 50cc fuel-powered motorcycle, EE 5 Quick Charge combines the latest high-quality components with a body specifically designed to give young drivers a fully ergonomic, all-electric driving experience.

Husqvarna Motorcycles' first electric model, the EE 5 offers young people an ecological way to learn, compete and have fun. Easily adaptable, ride height can be simply adjusted to keep pace with a rider who is improving or growing. With two hours of fun for beginners and 25 minutes for serious runners, the supplied charger only takes 70 minutes to fully charge the lithium ion battery.

With the latest suspension technology, EE 5 is equipped with WP XACT forks from 35 mm they offer 205 mm of travel and combined with a fully adjustable WP rear shock absorber ensuring exceptional damping characteristics. A heavy duty chrome frame, hydraulically actuated brakes, light wheels, NEKEN tapered handlebars and striking graphics complete the new EE machine 5 pioneer of Husqvarna Motorcycles.

A pioneering mindset means you don't wait for the future to be invented and then you just adapt, adopt and refine. A pioneer enjoys the opportunity to shape the future and be part of defining a new path. Husqvarna motorcycles exist to provide the most progressive and effortless riding experiences for those who see driving value. Find new ways to translate, delivering and executing the driving experience is of great importance to the brand. Everyday, Husqvarna Motorcycles welcomes the opportunity to create more, move in new directions and challenge our engineers to pioneer a future that embraces the simple thrill of riding a motorcycle.


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Harley-Davidson LiveWire 2020:

We are bringing the thrill of riding into the future. Get ready for a line of electric motorcycles that will inspire new ways of driving.

The vision behind LiveWire motorcycle production started with the LiveWire Project, revealed as a prototype in 2014 as an effort to measure the potential of an electric motor motorcycle as imagined by Harley-Davidson. Based on the experiences of the Project LiveWire demo tour and following an intensive development program, Harley-Davidson LiveWire model offers the driver a new high-performance motorcycle experience. Powered by the immediate torque of a fully electric motor, the LiveWire motorcycle is capable of amazing acceleration just by turning the throttle, no clutch or gear change required. A low center of gravity, A rigid aluminum frame and premium adjustable suspension components give dynamic LiveWire handling. Performance and range are optimized for the urban stray.



Yamaha 2020 Electric TY-E Trial:

The TY-E is an advanced development vehicle created as part of the I program + Yamaha Motor Evolution D. This initiative allows employees of the Research and Development Section to use the 5% of their working hours at their discretion for voluntary and independent research that is not bound by conventional frameworks to stimulate innovation.

To help overcome development problems associated with electric vehicles, how to deliver high performance of compact and lightweight components, and be easy to ride where the motorcycle responds as the rider wants, a group of engineers sought to create a model and set of proficiency tests to work on its development.