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AddLightning Motorcycles drops shadowy electric superbike teaser, we turn up the lights

This weekend, the sun will shed light on a long-promised electric superbike at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, CA. In advance of this auspicious occasion, Lightning Motorcycles has sent out a teaser photo of the machine in question, which gives us a shadowy idea of what to expect. Being the kind of kids that would search our parent's room ahead of Christmas, we decided to peer into the darkness with a little photo-manipulation magic and were rewarded with a sneak peek, which we will sh

AddCRP Energica prototype ridden ahead of production reveal [w/video]

The production version of the CRP Energica Ego will be introduced to the world at the upcoming 2014 EICMA. Ahead of that reveal, the company brought a small group of motorcycle journalists to Volterra, Italy for an exclusive preview of the drivetrain as it sits in a prototype. Unveiled at last year's EICMA, this platform has allowed the CRP crew to refine their creation into a world-class bike that could nicely slot in between the Brammo Empulse and the Mission R.

AddMission Motors unbreaks our hearts, teases street-legal electric motorcycle

You know the feeling you get when the hottie you have a big crush on starts dating someone else, which breaks your heart, but then that relationship suddenly ends and your petit chou fleur is romantically-available again and your heart becomes unbroken? (Just indulge us and say, "Yes.") Well, that's kind of how we feel about the appearance of the above teaser from Mission Motors promising the most advanced, "highest performing street-legal electric vehicle ever made."

AddCRP Energica prototype debuts at EICMA 2012 [w/video]

CRP Racing first revealed its Energica electric superbike concept at the epic 2011 edition of EICMA. Now, a year later, a prototype version is on display at that same venue with promises of a finished product in 2014 with sales in both the US and Europe. It should be worth the wait.

AddLightning Motorcycles race bike hits the street, consumer version revealed [w/video]

After setting a 216 mile-per-hour land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats last year Lightning Motorcycles, made it known that you can purchase one of their TTXGP-winning electric bikes. While we've not yet heard of anyone taking them up on the $38,888 offer, the company is still moving forward with retail plans and has released some specs – including a range of battery options – and a sketch of what buyers might expect the consumer model to look like. (Hint: Seriously badass.)

AddMugen unveils electric superbike to contest 2012 TT Zero, announces John McGuinness as rider [w/video]

The 2012 edition of the TT Zero just got a whole lot more interesting. Mugen, the Japanese performance firm who, rather significantly, lists some of its main clients as Honda Motor Co., Honda R&D Co., and Honda Motorcycle Japan Co., announced they would enter the SES TT Zero Clean Emissions Motorcycle Challenge on the Isle of Man a couple weeks ago. Now, Team Mugen has revealed both its electric superbike and rider.

AddSwigz Pro Racing electric superbike gets first track test at Infineon Raceway [w/video]

Swigz Pro Racing electric superbike testing at Infineon Raceway – Click above to watch video after the jump

AddChip Yates reveals KERS secret of Swigz superbike [w/video]

Swigz Pro Racing superbike with KERS – Click above to watch the video after the jump

AddChip Yates opens electric superbike kimono, will take it completely off in October

Swigz.com Pro Racing electric superbike – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddTom Montano to pilot Mission One in TTXGP

Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Mission One

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