Brutus two, eh? We thought the original Brutus electric cruiser was a beautiful beast and fully expected the lithium-powered follow-up to be decidedly better than the lead-acid battery beta. We didn't, however, expect this. With acceleration that will surprise you like a backstab, this new build puts the bike squarely in the sports cruiser category and transforms its look from custom classic to contemporary killer.
There are plenty of telemetry apps for the iPhone, but few are as sexy as Zilla. The app provides the usual data, including G-forces, weight transfer and speed, but apes the Polyphony Digital-designed instruments found on the Nissan GT-R. You can customize the screens to suit your needs, and the layout and graphics are second to none. Not only that, but according to the app's developers, it has "...near Chuch Norris levels of accuracy." All for $3.99 in the App Store.
If you've done any reading about racing electric cars or converting vehicles to run on batteries, it's likely you've heard of the Zilla controller. This monster takes the current from the battery pack and dishes it out to the motor and the Zilla controller is known for handling higher amperage than most; its top model is rated for 2000 amps. In case you're wondering, that's a lot. The only problem with the Zilla seems to have been its availability, as their production volume has been as low as t