• Jun 8, 2009
Motoczysz E1pc - Click above for high-res image gallery

Finally, speculation on the appearance of the Motoczysz E1pc can end as the fledgling American motorcycle maker has released official pictures of the machine that will take on the rest of the field at the upcoming TTXGP zero-emission eGrandPrix motorcycle race at the Isle of Man. Things are shaping up largely as we expected, with the E1pc sharing its basic layout and look – including the innovative front suspension design – with Michael Czysz's earlier race bike, the C1, which never actually made it to a MotoGP race.

Such a fate appears highly unlikely for the E1pc, and Czysz is understandably excited to see one of his two-wheelers hit the track in actual competition. In a post on Motoczysz's official blog, Czysz says, "In less than 24 hours I leave to go to the biggest race of my life, not because it is the largest, not because it is the fastest but because it will be the first time a MotoCzysz motorcycle will compete in an FIM sanctioned event."

As far as we're concerned, he has a right to be proud of his team's accomplishment. Looking over the pictures of the E1pc, we can see that there are three motors (one spins backwards) and 10 battery modules that appear to be swappable in relatively easy fashion. Perhaps the geekiest (in a good way, of course) bit is the iPhone mounted directly in front of the rider, which acts as the electric bike's instrument panel. Check out the photo gallery below for more, and be sure to click past the break for a short video of the bike in action.



[Source: Motoczysz]



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      • 5 Years Ago
      Note how all this innovation is taking place without government meddling. The free market works when we let it.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Only problem with the iPhone is that you won't be able to use the touch screen with gloves on. Hope those bits that look like buttons next to the phone actually work.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Don't you mean Geeky in a bad/lame way?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Video link isn't working so here is a good link-

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbRWEO94rbo
      • 5 Years Ago
      Sad that they abandoned their original engine. Still a beautiful bike. Wish them the best!
      • 5 Years Ago
      I like the Polish-sounding name of the bike :-) Część!
      • 5 Years Ago
      I hope they haven't completely given up on the IC engine. They had some very unique ideas that nobody else was doing.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Reminds me of 'Mission Motors' which was featured on autoblog.com before.

      I was totally blown away by that concept, just loved it. I would want such a bike right now! Seemless torque, seemless acceleration, no vibrations, no noise, much less maintenance (spark plugs, gaskets, liquids...)

      But... Big but, it was expensive. First year models would cost 60.000 dollar, and I'm not going to pay that for a motorcycle. I know it's high tech, and I'm prepared to pay twice what a normal motorcycle costs, but not 6x.

      To make a long story short: I applaud this effort, and hope that it makes it into serial production pretty soon. More competition will reduce prices faster. Bring it on
      • 5 Years Ago
      My pick to win the TTXGP. America, f*ck yeah!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Stunning machine. Full purpose built racer. I love it. The lessons we learn at the track always make life on the road much easier. http://www.rvswholesale.net