Authorities in British Columbia, Canada, have impounded a 2006 Yamaha R1 believed to have starred in a YouTube video reaching speeds of 299 kph (185 mph) on a freeway. The onboard video, embedded after the jump, captures the Yamaha weaving through traffic, and often lane-splitting between other vehicles, covering a 4.67 mile stretch of the […]
EICMA 2013: Energica Ego First Impressions – Video
You may remember that Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke traveled to Italy to ride the Engerica Ego in September. Here at EICMA, CTO of Energica, Giampiero Testoni, shares information about the Ego’s progress towards production.
The electric sportbike has moved beyond prototyping and into preproduction with the manufactured parts that will actually be used when the bike goes to market. Take special note of the change in the swingarm from a boxy unit to a shapely, cast aluminum unit.. The instrument cluster looks pretty cool, too! We can’t wait for this bike to hit the streets.
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