Lightning Motocycles – World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle
Lightning is the first company to bring a true electric superbike to the consumer market and has been the first in many other areas. We have focused on developing leading edge technology for the past 7 years. We are a leader in high performance electric vehicle development.
2012: 1ST SOLAR POWERED SUPERBIKE
For the first time in history, a major motorsports competition was won by a vehicle powered solely by solar energy. Lightning competed in and won the EPower/TTXGP race during the MotoGP weekend at Laguna Seca in July 2012, on solar power alone. Then in Nov, Solar-Powered Lightning Motorcycle set New Speed Record at El Mirage.
2011: FIRST E-BIKE TO BREAK 200MPH
Lightning set a new world land speed of 215.907mph (218 mph top speed) at Bonneville UT. Lightning had impressive 40 mph improvement from the world record just a year ago (which was also set by Lightning). Any motorcyclist understands this is not an easy task to push such improvement. Lightning was featured on Time Square, CNN morning news and other medias.
2009: FIRST LANDSPEED RECORD
In October 2009, News Headline: “The Salt Flats Have Never Been This Quiet!”. Here’s the official release: “This week, at the historic SCTA World Finals at the Bonneville Salt Flats, a new player in the rapidly developing electric motorcycle industry emerged. Lightning Motors, running one of its pre-production prototypes was able to achieve a top speed of 166.388 mph. This exercise places the Lightning Motorcycle as the fastest production electric motorcycle in the world.“
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