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Alta Motors starts production of its all-electric $15,000 motorcycle ‘Redshift’

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Alta Motors, formerly known as BRD Motorcycles, is small electric motorcycle startup based in Silicon Valley that managed to raise over $17 million in funding, including from Tesla co-founders Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard in a $4.5 million Series A round almost 2 years ago.

The company took its time developing an all-electric supermoto/motorcross from the ground up, called Redshift, and after delivering just a few units to customers last year, the startup now started its full production this week.

For the occasion, Alta released a cool timelapse video of the assembly line and invited Techcrunch to tour its factory in Brisbane, California. You can watch both videos below.

Alta sells two versions of its Redshift.

There’s the Redshift SM, which is the street-legal version and starts at $15,500, and there’s the Redshift MX, which is the supermoto version and starts at $15,000.

Here are the specs for both models:



The Redshift is available for reservation on Alta’s website and now that they started production, it should be easier to get one.

Here’s the timelapse:

Techcrunch’s tour of the Alta Motors factory:

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