BMW eRR Electric Superbike Breaks Cover

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BMW Motorrad is ready to get into the electric motorcycle world, and as such has debuted an electric superbike concept, the BMW eRR.

Built in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich, the project explores the German brand’s options when it comes to electric motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad is pretty light on details when it comes to the eRR, and even states that it will announce technical details on the BMW eRR at a later date.

Considering how much vaporware is already in this space from up-start companies, it is a little surprising to see some coming from BMW, a company that is normally very forthwith on its plans.

To our eye though, the BMW eRR looks like an obvious retrofit into a BMW S1000RR chassis, complete with the gaping hole near the rear tire the that bike’s exhaust system used to fill.

The bodywork is carbon fiber, and the motor looks like some sort of brushless permanent magnet setup, which shows a bit more savvy on the EV front, than say KTM and its Freeride E.

Hopefully the Germans will release those details next week at the EICMA show.








Source: BMW Motorrad