Bike manufacturer Faraday revamped the classic European delivery bikes of the 1940s and 50s and transformed them into modern electric bikes powered by lithium-ion batteries hidden in the frame of the bike. Porteur eBike, which just hit the market, combines the aesthetic of vintage design with state-of-the-art components and construction techniques that make it look and feel like a premium, classic city bike with all the bells and whistles of a modern electric bike.
The bike looks like a regular pedal-powered bike and it’s impossible to tell it’s electric until you ride it. But hidden away, the bike has lithium-ion batteries powering an electric motor and can go up to 15 miles on a single charge.
Porteur eBike can be ordered online at a price of $3,5000 and comes with different accessories, like a front rack that can be purchased for $225 and a rear rack priced at $125. It can be ordered in two color schemes-British Racing Green or Classic White. If you are in the San Francisco area, you can even schedule a test ride before you decide to buy.