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Russian gun manufacturer Kalashnikov aims to transport the future: presents two 100% electric motorcycles

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The Russian military company Kalashnikov has expanded its business ambitions betting on the transport of vehicles zero emissions. In particular, for the two wheels, he has presented at the International Miltary-Technical Forum (ARMY-2017) two 100% electric motorcycles that will be used by the Moscow Police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup – will receive 50 units – as well as for military uses.

Beyond the novelty of the commitment to this segment of Rostec’s legendary armaments subsidiary, motorcycles offer a performance that is essential and essential to reduce pollution in cities, although nothing extraordinary: the maximum power is 15 kW (20.1 horsepower force) and its autonomy oscillates between 100 km (for the military version) or 150 km (for the police). More than enough to fulfill its main purpose, patrol the city.

They also have an LCD display, analog speedometer, dual padded seat and a briefcase in which presumably will install the battery that will power the engine.

Regarding the price, weight or the number of total units that will be produced, Kalashnikov has not yet provided the details, so it is expected to offer more figures as the summer of 2018 approaches, when the World Cup of Soccer will begin. FIFA in Russia.

With these two new models, the Russian company ratifies its intention to progressively enter the mobility sector of the future, as it recently anticipated with the presentation of the concept of its first and hopeful flying motorbike.

Ecomotor.es – 10/23/2017 (Translation Soft)

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