At this time of “soft reset” in the world, it was important to look to the past and consider whether we should move towards the future more quickly. Yes, we are talking about electric vehicles, we are talking about more environmentally friendly scenarios, but also more technologically challenging. The Verge TS is a motorcycle with an electric motor built into the rear wheel.
The Finnish company Verge Motorcycles has completed the approval of the final version of the Verge TS. The two-wheel revolution is coming!
Electric motorcycle that has an engine on the rear wheel
Finnish company Verge Motorcycles showed the production design of Verge TS. This is an innovative electric motorcycle with the engine integrated into the rear wheel and without a hub that eliminates the usual belt drive. As reported by the brand, series production of the model will start in Finland and its price for the European market will be 24,990 euros (excluding VAT).
So, if you are convinced, then know that you can now reserve the vehicle through its website, leaving a deposit of 2,000 euros.
Electric bike from 0 to 100 km / s in 4 seconds
After receiving approval from the European Union, the Verge Motorcycles it also confirmed the definitive technical characteristics of its electric motorcycle. The Verge TS motorcycle has an electric motor – hidden in the rear wheel without a hub – capable of developing a power of 80 kW (107 hp) and a torque of 1,000 Nm. Thus, with this architecture, the company says that the vehicle reaches a speed 180 km / h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds.
The company did not reveal the battery capacity. However, it guarantees that the Verge TS will have a range of approximately 300 kilometers in the city and 200 kilometers on the road. For the electric charging method, this vehicle uses a CCS connector and can be fully recharged in four hours. However, using its fast charge system the total time will be 40 minutes. According to the brand, it is possible to obtain 100 km of autonomy for every 15 minutes of charge.
Machine fully computerized and with a central screen in the "deposit"
As we can see in the images, this curious electric bike has an information screen that is not located on the handlebar. This is located in what on a combustion motorcycle would be the fuel tank. There, an LCD screen shows basic information like speed, battery charge, regeneration or remaining range.
In addition, more software is available, such as the GPS navigator. The permanent connection to the cloud allows you to add new functions and update your software via OTA. With these technologies available, the driver can remotely interact with the bike to monitor the load and configure various parameters.