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July 15, 2010

Brammo Announces the Empulse - a Trio of Electric Motorcycles Exceeding 100 mph

Brammo Electric Motorcycles


Photo: The Brammo Empulse electric motorcycle is capable of 100+mph and a range of 100 miles; deliveries start in 2011. (Foto © Brammo, Inc., Charles Lee)

Brammo, Inc. announced today it will begin production of an electric sportbike, calling it the "Empulse."

Brammo demonstrated a pre-production prototype today and all three production models of the Empulse will be capable of sustaining 100 mph. The three models will have different battery capacities, all utilizing an innovative proprietary array, the Brammo Power(TM) battery and vehicle management system. The Empulse is available for immediate order and deliveries will commence in 2011.

Craig Bramscher, Founder and CEO of Brammo, said, "Motorcycle riders have been requesting increased speed and range and I am proud and delighted to reveal these game-changing Brammo electric motorcycles. Our customers expect Brammo to design and produce the world's most exciting (and affordable) electric motorcycles and that's exactly what we have done." Bramscher continued, "Today's announcement promises no more range anxiety for Brammo customers."

All three models of the Empulse will be freeway capable and will enjoy a top speed in excess of 100 mph. Each of the three models will offer customers a different average range from a single charge. The Empulse 6.0 is capable of 60 miles (96 kilometers) average range, the Empulse 8.0 is capable of 80 miles (129 kilometers) average range and the top of the line Empulse 10.0 is capable of a travelling 100 miles (161 kilometers) on a single charge. Range of all three models can be extended by travelling at lower speeds.

Brammo Electric Motorcycles

Photo: Brammo Featured on the Cover of Motorcyclist Magazine.

The Brammo range of motorcycles will be available globally through select motorcycle dealerships and participating Best Buy stores during 2011.

Brammo is expanding its dealership network both within the USA and in Europe and Asia.

Brammo CEO Craig Bramscher will be unveiling the Empulse at the 2010 Red Bull Grand Prix at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, July 24th 2010.

Later this year the Empulse will be at EICMA Milan, Italy and at the Macau Grand Prix, China.

Brammo, Inc. is a leading electric vehicle technology company headquartered in North America. Brammo has vehicle distribution and marketing operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

Source: Brammo, Inc.

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