Curtiss Launches Restricted-Version 1 Electrical Motorbike Assortment
Curtiss Bikes began out as Accomplice Motors in 1991. By 2017, firm CEO and co-founder Matt Chambers shifted the model’s focus to electrical bikes. Curtiss then redesigned the Hades idea as its 1 flagship mannequin, bringing the agency’s trademark design and styling into its new electrical period.
Now, the Alabama-based firm is dressing the 1 to the nines with its 120 12 months Anniversary Assortment.
“In 1902, our inspirational founder, Glenn Hammond Curtiss, invented the enduring American v-twin motorbike,” famous Chambers. “At the moment, 120 years later, we’re proud to introduce the 120 12 months Anniversary Assortment in honor of Glenn’s historic achievement.”
Regardless of co-opting the Curtiss title, the luxe model has little to do with the Twentieth-century innovator. In spite of everything, Glenn Hammond Curtiss died in 1930, greater than 60 years earlier than Accomplice Motors opened its doorways. To not point out, the corporate not produces V-twin bikes after re-branding to Curtiss. Is smart, proper?
As for the 120 12 months Anniversary Assortment, Curtiss will provide the 1’s machined 6061 aircraft-grade billet aluminum building in a uncooked end. The mannequin’s seat will observe go well with with dye-free cover as properly. Nevertheless, the special-edition assortment doesn’t rule out all shade, with prospects selecting between French Blue, Bayou Inexperienced, Crimson Crimson, Tiger Yellow, and Pure White chassis panels.
The OEM will solely produce 120 items of the 120 12 months Anniversary 1, and the limited-run trim will debut on the Quail Motorbike Gathering in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, on Could 6, 2023. Prospects can pre-order a 120 12 months unit on the Curtiss web site with deliveries scheduled to start in December, 2023.
In inventory type, the Curtiss 1 prices $120,000. The electrical cruiser pumps out 82 kW (110 hp) and 200 Nm (147.5 ft-lb) of torque with a 120-mile metropolis/70-mile freeway vary. Contemplating the 120 12 months Anniversary Assortment merely alters the 1’s aesthetics, we anticipate these specs holding true for the limited-edition sequence.