With the announcement by Brammo, Inc (ASHLAND, Ore) of a new Electric Motorcycle, the 2011 Enertia Plus, a line has been drawn in the sand for performance and features. The motorcycle, which can travel up to 80 miles (128 Kilometers) on a single charge, will be introduced at a starting price of $8995.
Brammo Power®, features the latest in Lithium-Ion battery technology, and is available for immediate pre-order with deliveries to begin in 2011.
Craig Bramscher, Founder and CEO of Brammo said, “I am delighted to announce the highly anticipated next member to our Enertia product line, the Enertia Plus. Taking full advantage of the Brammo Power™ technology revealed initially in the Empulse, we are now able to offer consumers twice the range in our Enertia platform. At just a $1000 price difference compared to the standard Enertia, we are offering a truly practical EV motorcycle with unprecedented consumer value.”
Brian Wismann, Director of Product Development added, “It’s truly been an amazing experience to watch the Enertia’s capabilities as a motorcycle grow in step with the latest developments in EV technology. When we started the Enertia development, I never would have believed such a huge leap in range was possible in such a short period of time.”
Enertia Plus features a 6.0kwh Lithium Ion Battery, Weight of 324lbs, and a range of approximately 80 miles on a single charge. Charge time is about 4 hrs. at 115vac. Additional features of the Enertia Plus include simplified charging, improved maneuverability, plus the option to add a center kickstand and rigid Givi side bags. Colors available include Eclipsed Black, Peacekeeping Blue, True Blood Red and Aluminum Silver.
Pre-orders are being accepted and it is expected that all five models of Brammo motorcycles will be available globally through authorized Brammo motorcycle dealerships, including participating Best Buy stores during 2011. As with the recently announced Empulse one of the first one thousand customers to pre-order the Enertia Plus will receive their motorcycle compliments of Brammo. The Enertia Plus will be eligible for all applicable Federal and State EV tax incentives.