Gallery: Josh Hadar’s Electric E-Trike Chopper Can Hit 45MPH

Photo © Peter Reitzfeld Photography
 

New York-based artist Josh Hadar has developed an electric three-wheeler dubbed the E-Trike that not only runs on renewable energy, but it has enough power to hold its own on city streets. Built around a carbon steel frame, the black motorcycle is powered by a Mars Electric motor that can produce an output of 4.8 kilowatts (6.4 horsepower) continuously and 15 kilowatts at a push, allowing the chopper trike to hit a top speed of 45 mph.

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  1. Contour Energy Systems ... October 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    […] Lithium ion batteries may be the battery of choice for electric vehicles such as the Prius, but they’e still severely limited, with some batteries needing a recharge after 100 miles. As such, Contour Energy Systems, a self-described portable power company, has stated that it is trying to produce batteries that last 10x longer than the best batteries on the market at the moment.  According to the company’s recent press statement, it has reportedly acquired carbon nanotube li-ion battery technology from MIT that can create a “tenfold increase in power.” […]

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