The fastest electric car in the history: Lightning electric motorcycle – LS-218
How fast can an electric motorcycle run? If at this time your mind is surfing the streets floating on the small pedal battery car, quickly stop! Today we have to say is a company called Lightning launched an electric motorcycle – LS-218. In the 2012 Bonneville Salt Lake City Speed Challenge, its prototype flew out of 350 km / h and successfully won the championship, this speed makes it the fastest speed production motorcycle. Recently, the company released its production version of the model, and said the car will be officially listed this summer, the price is expected to be $38,000.
Compared with the prototype car, the production of the appearance of more sharp, but the main specifications designed intact, equipped with a 147 kW electric engine, equipped with the maximum capacity of the case of the maximum mileage of up to 180 miles (about 290 km). However, due to the use of the battery as a power source, so LS-218 weight of 225 kg, much heavier than the same type of fuel motorcycles. Of course, LS-218 also has some unparalleled advantages, such as its electric direct drive engine maximum torque can reach 228 Nm, acceleration performance is very good.