Mission Motors Unveils the Mission R

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Mission Motorcycles has just unveiled their latest zero emissions superbike, the Mission R, which they say is the world’s most advanced electric racing motorcycle. The R’s liquid-cooled AC Induction motor in concert with a MissionEVT 100kW controller produces a claimed 140 hp and 115 ft-lb of torque to propel the all-new e-bike to a claimed top speed of 257 km/h (160 mph). The R features customizable regenerative braking maps and throttle maps, and all vehicle and ride data is accessible via WiFi or 3G connections. The chassis begins with a RADD-designed quad-Element aluminum and chrome-moly frame rolling on 17” Marchesini forged magnesium wheels. Suspension is comprised of fully adjustable Öhlins components and a single-sided aluminum swingarm, and brakes are by Brembo.

Pricing and availability for the custom-made machine has yet to be announced and there’s also no mention from Mission on how far or long the R can run on a single charge.

Mission R Specs

Power: 141 horsepower liquid-cooled 3-phase AC induction

Torque: Crank: 115 ft-lb (0 – 6400RPM)

Energy Storage

        * MissionEVT battery modules with integrated Battery Management System

        * Carbon fiber casing with dielectric liner

        * Swappable architecture

        * 14.4 kW·h total energy storage

Power Control

        * MissionEVT 100kw controller with integrated Vehicle Management System

        * Adjustable throttle mapping

        * Regenerative braking

        * WiFi & 3G data connectivity


        * Single speed, gear-driven primary reduction


        * RADD-designed Quad-Element Frame

        * Billet aluminum and chrome-moly

        * Power-Unit as fully-stressed member

        * Battery box as semi-stressed member

Front Suspension

        * Öhlins FGR-000 TTX25 Gas Charged Fork

        * Adjustment for preload, ride height, high and low speed compression and rebound

Rear Suspension

        * Single-sided billet aluminum swingarm with linear wheelbase/chain adjustment

        * Öhlins TTX36 Shock and linkage system

        * Adjustment for preload, ride height, high and low speed compression and rebound


        * Marchesini forged magnesium 10-spoke.

        * Front: 17″ x 3.5″

        * Rear: 17″ X 6″


* Rear: 190/60 ZR17 Superbike Slick

        * Front: 120/70 ZR-7 Superbike Slick

Front Brake

* 2 Brembo 320 mm narrow-band racing stainless rotors

        * 2 Brembo 2-piece billet 4-piston 30/34 mm differential bore radial-mount calipers

Rear Brake

  * 245 mm stainless rotor

        * Brembo HPK 2-piston 34 mm caliper


*Top Speed * 160+ mph




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