Brammo, Inc. has announced pricing and production plans for the Empulse and Empulse R electric motorcycles and previewed the new design.
|Brammo Empulse R. Click to enlarge.|
The Empulse offers a 100-mile (161-kilometer) range and 100-mph top speed. The Empulse and Empulse R will cost $16,995 and $18,995, respectively, with financing available from Sheffield Financial. Through this financing, customers will be able to purchase the new Empulse and Empulse R from Brammo dealers as follows:
Empulse: 8.9% for 72 months at $303, 6.9% financing for 60 month at $334 and 3.9% for 36 months at $499
Empulse R: 8.9% for 72 months at $339, 6.9% financing for 60 month at $373 and 3.9% for 36 months at $558
Availability of each model will vary based on demand for the Empulse and Empulse R. Production for the Empulse R will take place first with limited availability in June 2012 and in volume by Q3 2012. The Empulse will be available in Q1 2013.
Research conducted by Brammo with both customers and dealers has driven the development of the Empulse and Empulse R. As a result, these motorcycles now come with a water-cooled AC motor and fully integrated IET six-speed transmission, seating for two, regenerative braking and on board 3 kW, J1772 Level 2 charging capability.
The two models vary as follows:
The Empulse body work is all plastic, has semi adjustable front suspension and semi adjustable rear suspension.
The Empulse R uses carbon fiber for headlight shroud, front and rear fenders, top panel and the rear light housing.