Illinois-based ROEHR Motorcycles has announced a 2011 update to last year's eSuperSport
model. The new entry-level performance superbike's design is now based on the award-winning Hyosung GT650R
, it's been given a power boost, has a top speed of over 100 mph and its onboard battery is said to be good for 75 miles before needing some charging attention.
, producers of the American-built 180 bhp 1250sc sportbike, is to introduce two electric motorcycles before mid-year, topped by a 96 bhp motorcycle with race level performance, 210 lb/ft of torque, and premium suspension and brake components which it has dubbed the eSuperbike. Significantly, even a lower spec eSupersport model with 48 bhp, 105 lb/ft of torque will top 100 mph. No details have yet been announced on the range of the bikes, but viable electric sports motorcycles are clearly going to be available before the end of the year.