Lightning Bikes, the mastermind behind the ‘Strike’ superbike (a purported contender for the ‘quickest manufacturing bike on the planet’) is now apparently engaged on an off-road bike – particularly, an journey variant that they’ll add to their lineup.
This information comes through a report from Prime Pace, which particulars filings just lately submitted in China (the place the model’s bikes are manufactured).
Phrases like ‘off-road bike,’ and ‘Dakar’ are tossed about, alongside some fairly telling idea photographs exhibiting off spoke wheels, knobby tires, a pointy beak, and a tall guise – greater than sufficient proof that Lightning Bikes intends to capitalize on the present pattern towards off-road energy.
If in comparison with the Strike, the pictures of this new unit present a taller, flatter seat and beneficiant floor clearance, a sizeable battery tank (for potential enhancements to vary), with the swingarm, motor mounting level, and subframe showing an identical to the idea’s present supersport sibling.
Given Energica’s all-new Experia (and rumors of a possible journey bike within the lab for Damon Motors), we will’t assist however wait to see what the specs of this beastie will present for zero-emission efficiency.
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