you want to spend just a smidge more – maybe $6,000 – you can find a decent 2013-2016 Brammo Empulse or Empulse R (note: Polaris purchased Brammo and rebranded the Empulse as a Victory for 2016). Though limited on range – about 50 miles at 70 mph, or 120
it was starting to create its E1pc electric bikes, and I have spent a good amount of time on the Brammo Empulse and also the Energica Ego, so I understood what to expect from the powertrain.
I always enjoy riding electric bikes,
Last year, the Victory RR took a power reduction when compared to the Brammo Empulse RR, in the name of system efficiency.
This year, the Parker GVM, water-cooled, three-phase, IPM AC motor goes
model is a tectonic shift for Victory, which also this year debuted its first electric model – though the Empulse TT is really just a rebadged Brammo Empulse R.
Debuting the Ignition concept at the 2015 EICMA show today though, it's clear that Victory
The Empulse TT shares some DNA with the original Brammo Empulse R motorcycle. Victory has been working with Brammo since 2011, but in January 2015 Victory's parent company, Polaris Industries
If it looks like a Brammo Empulse R to you, that's because it mostly is. Victory made a few updates and provided new graphics with sparkling
So, when a Brammo Empulse RR electric race bike showed up at the Isle of Man TT in Victory Motorcycles livery — let's not forget
The Victory/Brammo racebike is a step ahead of the Brammo Empulse streetbike, using a larger-diameter motor from Parker and a bigger (16.5 kWh) battery pack. The batteries
Lead photo: Jeff, a software engineer from Oakland, California, rode this Brammo Empulse R hoverbike 35 miles to work and back daily until it was taken out by a wayward taxicab. He is
The machines are based on the Brammo Empulse RR, spoils of Victory's takeover of that innovative firm. It will be a full factory effort with two top