Victory motorcycles has started a new chapter in the world of electric motorcycles with the road legal Victory Empulse TT. It is an electric street bike based on Brammo's Empulse R.
The street bike is inspired by the 2015 Isle Of Man TT participation where the Empulse powered racebike emerged as the fastest US electric motorcycle in the TT Zero race.
The Victory Empulse TT is powered by a Permanent Magnet AC Induction electric motor which produces 54 horsepower and 80.7 Nm of peak torque. The source is a Brammo Power Li-ion battery.
This electric motor is mated to a six-speed gearbox and to a wet multi-plate clutch only to shift through the gears and is not needed to stop and take off.
The battery on the motorcycle takes up to 8 hours to charge fully with a stage 1 charger, and, with a stage 2 charger, it takes just under 4 hours to charge completely.
The stage 2 charger is available as an accessory.
Performance And Range:
The Victory Empulse TT can do a top speed of over 160 km/h. The battery lasts to take the motorcycle up to 104 km on a full charge and 160 km can be managed through throttle management and use of regenerative charging.
The motorcycle is equipped to operate in two modes - ECO mode, which is sufficient for everyday riding, and Sport mode, which delivers stronger acceleration using 20 percent more battery juice.
- Twin-spar aluminum frame
- Fully adjustable suspension
- Inverted fork
- Single rear shock
- Dual-disk brakes
- Lightweight cast aluminum rims
Pricing And Availability:
The Victory Empulse TT motorcycle will be available for sale in the US market for USD 19,999 by the end of this year. The company will determine its international sales plan according to global demand.