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Business_news This $67,000 electric motorcycle made from real wood can be fully charged in 40 minutes

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Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


  • French motorcycle company Newron Motors announced a new design for a wooden, electric motorcycle.
  • The EV-1 charges fully in about 40 minutes and can go from 0-62 mph in three seconds.
  • The motorcycle is now available to preorder. 
  • Visit business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Electric-powered vehicles are everywhere, from cars toyachts, and now motorcycles are in on sustainability, too. French company Newron Motors announced it is taking orders for a wooden electric motorcycle that has been calledsteampunk.

After the prototype debuted last year, it wasn’t clear if the company would ever actually create the EV-1.Other electric motorcyclesare on the market, but this one has a unique look. The EV-1 is now available for preorder, although Newron has only committed to making 12 so far.

Here’s a closer look at the motorcycle.  

Business_news The EV-1 is built around the large central battery pack.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news Besides being a necessary part of the motorcycle, the battery pack is also highlighted in the design that leaves it exposed.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news Designed for speed and sustainability, the wheels have ultra-light carbon rims for added agility.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news The lithium-ion battery can fully charge in 40 minutes.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news It can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in three seconds.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news The top speed is limited to 136 mph.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news A fully charged battery can power the EV-1 for up to 186 miles in the city, or about 136 miles on the highway.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news The bike comes in a few finishes: ebony…

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news Oak…

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news Red Cedar…

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news …and White Ash.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news The company estimates the final product will cost about €60,000, or $67,000, available starting in 2021.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


Business_news Those interested can find out more below.

Newron Motors EV-1.

Newron Motors


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