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Fastest electric motorcycle

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  • Who: Chip Yates

  • What: Fastest electric motorcycle

  • Where: United States

The fastest electric motorcycle is the SWIGZ Electric Superbike Prototype (USA), which achieved a speed of 316.899 kmh (196.912 mph) in the flying kilometre, ridden by Chip Yates (USA), at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA, on 30 August 2011.

The record was achieved at the International Speed Trials for Motorcycles, Yates has also raced the machine at the Pikes Peaks hill climb setting a course record for an electric motorcycle of 12 min 50.094 sec


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