Richard Hatfield’s electric motorcycle company Lightning Motorcycles is no stranger to speed. The company’s LS-218 bike got its name from a 218 mph (351 km/h) run when it snatched the long-held electric motorcycle land speed record in 2012. But now Hatfield is hoping to push the envelope even further to break his own record with an astounding 250 mph (402 km/h) showing.
Lightning Strike Stories March 1
Lightning Strike Stories May 29, 2020
Lightning Motorcycles is not just an electric vehicle company that thinks outside the box; its latest vehicle gets rid of the box entirely, opting instead for a fully enclosed motorcycle fairing.
Lightning Strike Stories May 1, 2019
Lightning’s newest electric sportbike recently attended its first public showing since its launch in March. Just days afterwards, the company shared an inside glimpse of the newest e-moto’s production line.
Lightning Strike Stories March 28, 2019
The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle, which was teased for months, was just unveiled minutes ago.
The bike features an impressive array of specs and a low entry price of just $12,998.
Lightning Strike Stories March 25, 2019
The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle is set to be officially unveiled on Thursday.
But thanks to CycleNews jumping the gun, the majority of the specs on the most affordable electric sportbike have already been released. Check them out below.
Lightning Strike Stories March 24, 2019
The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle is perhaps the most highly anticipated electric motorcycle of the year. Based on what we know so far, it has the potential reshape the electric motorcycle industry. Lightning has just announced that the bike will be unveiled this week, so get ready. Read on for all the details.
Lightning Strike Stories March 6, 2019
Lightning Motorcycles still hasn’t entirely dropped the veil on their upcoming 150 mph (241 km/h) Strike electric motorcycle. But they have shared a number of details, with the latest being the multitude of fast and slow charging options.
Lightning Strike Stories February 14, 2019
Lightning Motorcycles, the California-based electric superbike manufacturer, has a highly anticipated electric motorcycle debuting next month. So far they’ve shown us a few teasers revealing little more than the headlights. Today though they got generous and are lifting the veil slightly on their upcoming sportbike designed more for the street than the track.
The company shared the first ever photo of the Lightning Strike’s new motor and it revealed even more details than anticipated.