Caterham breaks into the world of bikes!
We all know Caterham as being famous for producing track focused, stripped back, sports cars. Whilst the mental £50k, 310bhp 620R is probably Caterham's most exciting car at the moment, they've also recently announced some pretty interesting bikes too.
At the 71st International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan, Caterham unveiled 3 new prototypes. These included the “Brutus 750”; a chunky looking 750cc 4-stroke. The “Classic E-Bike”; a 250watt, retro styled “fusion-vehicle”, and the “Carbon E-Bike”; an F1 inspired, futuristic looking, take on the same pedal/electric powered vehicle theme.
With it’s punchy performance delivered through a “twist and go” throttle, the Brutus 750 is heralded as a design to make fun, easy, performance motorcycling accessible to the masses. The Classic E-Bike has a respectable range of 25-50 miles but can also be pedaled like a conventional bike. It’s a pretty cool blend of modern & traditional materials, featuring contemporary aesthetics clearly inspired by classic motorbike design. Although the Carbon E-Bike shares the same powertrain, the design is the antithesis of it’s classic brother. It’s a showcase of Caterham’s material technologies; a tribute to it’s F1 inspired design.
Caterham expect to launch these three bikes next year with new models to be announced too.
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