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Lightning Strike electric motorcycle targets 250 mph land speed record, and it just may succeed

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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.

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Lightning Strike electric motorcycle launches this week – here are the clues & predictions

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.



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Lightning’s new $12,998 Strike electric motorcycle shows liquid-cooled motor and Ohlins suspension

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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.



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