Mission One Superbike | First Ride

Mission improbable

By: Ari Henning, Alan Cathcart, Photography by Kevin Wing

Evolution
A blank-slate creation from a hive of San Francisco-based engineers, visionaries and entrepreneurs.

Rivals
Mavizen TTX02, Roehr eSuperbike and the yet-to-be released Brammo Empulse and MotoCzysz e1pc.

TECH SPEC
Price $68,995
Motor type Brushless three-phase AC induction
Battery Lithium-ion polymer pouch
Battery capacity 14 kWh, 400V peak
Clutch na
Transmission Direct drive
Claimed horsepower 136 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Claimed torque 115 lb.-ft.
Frame Tubular-steel trellis
Front suspension 43mm Öhlins fork with adjustable
spring preload, compression and
rebound damping
Rear suspension Öhlins shock with adjustable
spring preload, high/low-speed
compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual ISR six-piston calipers, 310mm discs
Rear brake ISR two-piston caliper, 280mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Michelin Power One
Rear tire 190/55ZR-17 Michelin Power One
Rake/trail 23.5°/3.8 in.
Seat height 30.3 in.
Wheelbase 57.3 in.
Claimed wet weight 525 lbs.
Color Black
Available Spring 2011
Warranty: 24-mo., unlimited mi.

Contact
Mission Motor Company
2255 3rd. St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
www.ridemission.com

Verdict: 3.5 stars out of 5
Thrilling and exhilarating, as any superbike should be, electric or otherwise

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