If classic motorcycles bored you, now you can get a single wheel electric model to spice up your rides.
Motorcycles, there are now all kinds, whether sports, models more dedicated to the ride, thermals but also electric. As with cars, two-wheeler manufacturers are also turning to this more virtuous type of engine, while large bodies are making it more and more difficult to sell internal combustion vehicles, whatever they may be. While car brands began to electrify a little while ago, the world of motorcycles and scooters is also starting to get involved, and the biggest names such asHarley Davidson do not escape it either. Enough to offer an even wider choice for customers, with models meeting all kinds of needs. But the vehicle we are telling you about today is still a little different, and should appeal to those looking for an original and compact vehicle.
It is indeed possible to find on the Chinese site Alibaba a motorcycle at the very least surprising, since it has only one wheel, in addition to being propelled by an electric motor. At first glance, we have to admit that the machine has a particular look to say the least, even if some will notice a certain resemblance to the Ducati Monster, with its red frame and its dummy tank. But the family tie ends there, while this astonishing ” monoroue »Of another genre adopts a look that is confusing to say the least. Obviously, you wonder how such a machine can advance. In reality, it is very simple, since its operation is in fact similar to that of a segway. Then all you have to do is lean forward to move forward, and think backward to slow down.
If this motorcycle is more of an unusual means of urban transport than a real vehicle, its performance remains nevertheless quite interesting, with a maximum speed of 48km / h and its power of 2 000 watts, associated with a weight of about forty kilos on the scale. You will then be able to travel between 60 and 100 kilometers in a single charge, while this requires between three and twelve hours depending on the type of plug you have at home. Note that it is possible to get this astonishing vehicle on the Alibaba site, for a price displayed from around € 2,200. A price that does not however include any taxes or customs fees, which can then cause the final invoice to rise depending on your place of residence. We don’t know you, but we would love to test this machine, which could appeal to city-dwellers looking for an original and rather practical mode of transport, with its reduced weight and size.
Photos : Alibaba
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