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Three epic electric motorbikes you'll see cruising down your street soon
Wed, 21st Jun 2017
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Motorbikes are often considered to be the epitome of ‘cool' and now fans of these speed machines have options if they want to go green.

Here are three electric motorbikes you could be cruising down the open road on in the very near future.

The Lightning LS-218

The Lightning LS-218 is designed with classic sports bikes in mind.

It is sure to change the mind of anyone who believes that electric sports bikes can't compare to traditional ones.

The LS-218 is one of the fastest production motorcycles in the world, gas or electric.

This super bike can reach speeds of up to 218 kph.

The LS-218 also comes in a wide variety of colours to choose from.

On top of that the LS-218 has superior efficiency, performance, and is cheaper than its current gasoline equivalents.

The Brutus V9

The Brutus V9 is perfect for fans of chopper type motorcycles.

This brawny beast boasts both performance and acceleration leagues ahead of classic choppers.

The Brutus also has one of the largest battery packs within the industry, meaning that it will power through even the toughest day's ride.

It is a highly versatile motorcycle and is therefore ideal for touring and chasing down speeders alike.

There is even a law enforcement option available, exclusively to registered law enforcement agencies of course.

The Energica EGO

Designed and built by the same people who have been engineering racing performance for Formula One, it comes as no surprise that this motorcycle is perhaps the most well rounded one on our list.

This sports bike has a beautiful design reminiscent of Italian racing bikes.   

Energica Ego accelerates from zero to 60 mph in three seconds and can reach a top speed of 150 mph.

The permanent magnet AC engine takes around 3.5 hours to fully charge and lasts about 1,200 cycles.

It currently comes in two colours matte black and lunar white.