Milan-based motorcycle company Italian Volt has developed a customizable electric motorcycle with 3D printed bodywork, frame, and swing arm. The Lacama goes from zero to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds, uses Brembo brakes and Ohlins suspension, and can be charged in just 40 minutes.
In many car and motorbike communities, there is undoubtedly a stigma attached to electric vehicles. Too slow, too weak, and simply not the real deal is a verdict handed out by many petrol heads who, it seems, will need a lot of convincing to abandon gas for green. But with the US ready to embrace the dark ages by scrapping its climate change responsibilities and attempting to resuscitate its flagging coal industry, the need to embrace electric vehicles could be greater now than ever before. The question is: can electric vehicles actually perform on the road ?
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