Coolest Earth Day ride: The Sora electric superbike
(Credit: Lito Green Motion)
If you wanted to impress on Earth Day, you could do worse than this all-electric motorcycle from Canada.
The Sora superbike from Quebec-based Lito Green Motion is finally hitting the streets after years of development and promos. The Canadian Ministry of Transport recently certified the firm as a motorcycle manufacturer, and the $41,000 bike is getting lots of attention.
The Sora, which means “sky” in Japanese, has a 12 kWh lithium polymer battery and a range of 185 miles on a single charge, which takes 8 hours, or 90 minutes with a quick charger. It can be recharged anywhere using a conventional plug.
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Its top speed is 120 mph and it can do 0 to 60 mph in about four seconds. Lito is emphasizing that the Sora is designed to satisfy on a performance basis.
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