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Damon HyperFighter electrical bike line-up unveiled

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Printed On Jan 06, 2022 03:30:00 PM

Damon HyperFighter Colossus

Damon’s HyperDrive powertrain provides this electrical streetfighter 200hp and over 270kph high pace.

Whereas the most important impression made by electrical two-wheelers has been on the city commuter finish of the market, a couple of e-bikes are additionally aiming to make their presence felt within the high-performance section. A few years in the past, Canadian firm Damon Motors unveiled the HyperSport – a completely faired 200hp high-performance electrical bike, and it has now backed that up with the HyperFighter, a line-up of electrical streetfighter bikes. The vary consists of the flagship Colossus, adopted by the Limitless 20 and the Limitless 15.

All three variants make use of Damon’s revolutionary HyperDrive powertrain, which additionally acts as a structural member of the bike, successfully making it a monocoque development. The highest two variants get 200hp and over 200Nm, which in response to Damon, is nice for 273kph and 0-100kph in three seconds. They each additionally get an enormous 20kWh battery pack, which Damon claims will handle 235km in a mixed cycle.

Differentiating the Colossus are its Brembo brakes, Ohlins suspension, single-sided swingarm and particular wheels. And for all this, it calls for $35,000 (Rs 26 lakh). In the event you’re keen to forego these frills and accept the Limitless 20, which nonetheless provides the identical output, acceleration, high pace and vary, it’s going to price you $25,000 (Rs 18.6 lakh). But when that is nonetheless exterior your finances, Damon provides the Limitless 15 for $19,000 (Rs 14.1 lakh), which makes do with a 15kWh battery and 150hp motor. It nonetheless retains the 200+Nm torque determine, so acceleration stays unchanged, however high pace is diminished to 240kph and vary is all the way down to a claimed 193km.

All three variants additionally pack in some very fascinating and revolutionary expertise, together with Damon’s CoPilot superior warning system. This makes use of radar sensors and forward- and rear-facing cameras to acquire a 360-degree view across the bike. It then scans the environment and alerts the rider of any impending hazard by LED indicators and haptic suggestions by way of the grips.

Additionally distinctive is Damon’s Shift system that means that you can alter the bike’s ergonomics with the push of a button, even whereas on the transfer. The highest triple clamp can slide up and down the fork tube barely, altering the peak of the handlebars, and the place of the footpegs might be modified, too. There are two modes – Sport and Commute.

In the mean time, Damon is permitting prospects to order each the HyperSport and the HyperFighter, and claims to have acquired over $35 million price of pre-order gross sales up to now.

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