Electric Bike from Rimac

October 7, 2013

In one of our previous articles we brought to your attention Rimac Concept One an electric hyper car from Croatia with 1088 hp for $980 000. Now the same manufacturer, Rimac Automobili, reveals their new, far cheaper project called Greyp G-12 electric bike. You can have it for $8000. This is not exactly a bike, however, you can use the pedals or the electric motor, it is up to your decision… and to the charge of the batteries, of course.

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The bike comes with specially developed electronics which include and security system too. The vehicle could have 1 owner and up to 50 users, who are recognized by fingerprint scan. And also, different mode could be activated by using different finger scan – for example, Street Mode could be activated by your forefinger, and the thumb could activate the Speed Mode. A good feature is that the owner could limit the experience of the other users, such as riding time and speed.

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The electric motor cooperating with batteries is able to support top speed of 65 km/h (40,6 mph) and distance of 120 km (75 miles), which is enough to go to your job and back home, or for recreational drive “into the wild”. Batteries consist of Lithium-Nanophosphate cells with 3000 cycles of charging and discharging life. They’re fully charged for 80 minutes, and charging is made also through the brakes while stopping.

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