“Popular Science” magazine has named the Brammo Empulse to its annual “Best of What’s New” awards. The Empulse is one of 100 winners chosen and one of 11 (and the only motorcycle) named in the automotive category.
The Brammo Empulse 10.0 (MSRP $13,995) was commended for its 100 mph top speed and 100 mile range claims. Powered by a 57hp motor with a 10 kwh battery, the Empulse claims a charge time of 10 hours from a 110V outlet. Brammo will also offer a 6.0 and 8.0 version with smaller batteries and lower price points.
The electric motor is water-cooled and the Empulse is also equipped with a six-speed transmission, two innovations of the electric motorcycle segment.
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