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RMK R2 – new toy time?

RMK R2 – new toy time?

Finish company, RMK Vehicles has introduced its first electric motorbike - no mess, no liquid fuel, no oil, no chain, no gears, no filters.

The E2, is a cross between a sporty cruiser and a futuristic roadster, featuring proprietary rim motor design.

The company aims to begin manufacturing Q2 2020 with first deliveries in summer 2020.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Power

50 kW

Torque

320 Nm

Range

200-300 km

Wheelbase

1600mm

Weight

circa 200kg

Starting price

€24 990 +VAT

RANGE

Battery size can be configured for 200-300 km carefree riding, depending on customer preference. Onboard charger reaches 80% charge in 2-3 hours. DC fast charging speed will follow.

The unconventional frame architecture of E2 offers plenty of room for a large battery while keeping the overall weight of the bike around 200 kg. Tyre changes easily done with conventional tools.

INTEGRATED RIM MOTOR

Capable performance with a peak power of 50 kW and instant 320 Nm torque from standstill all the way to limited top speed of 160 km/h.

INTUITIVE CONTROLS

The motor has enough torque to act as the primary rear brake, with regenerative braking strength smoothly controlled with the left-hand lever.

Simple controls and a low headlight offer a clean electric experience with no clutter in the field of vision.

FUTURE PROOF INTERFACE

Over-the-air updates will provide new features and ways to customise the E2. A large screen just below the line of sight can hold plenty of info without continuously interfering with the ride.

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Source: RMK Vehicle Corporation

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