EVDrive offers first batch of e-Moto-CRF250R bikes for $13,700
By Sharif Sakr posted Dec 2nd 2011 2:35AM
Motocross riders, go electric and the wildlife will love you for it. In fact, equip yourselves with second-generation e-Moto-CRF250R from EVDrive and human onlookers will love you too, because the 80 horsepower Honda electric motor is plenty sufficient for catching high altitudes and hurtling between trees at 70MPH. It should run for up to 110 minutes on a charge and perform much like its fossil-fueled equivalent, while also being less expensive to run and a heck of a lot quieter. How much quieter? Click past the break for a video of the previous e-Moto in action -- and honestly, there's no need to adjust your volume dial.
110 minutes? So nearly two hours, with about a 20-30 mile range... not bad! Just needs a buzzer that tells you when you're down to 60% charge so you can turn around and go back to home camp... though I expect that's part of the package.
$13k is pretty affordable. Some high end dirt-bikes cost more than that.