Yamaha PES2 and PED2, Two New Concept of Electric Motorcycle from Yamaha
Two years ago, Yamaha showed two electric motorcycle concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, called PES1 and PED1. This year, at the same event, Yamaha will again show both, but in a better version, namely Yamaha PES2 and Yamaha PED2.
Passion Electric Dirt (PED) 2 and Passion Electric Street (PES) 2 share the same monocoque frame, and use the “brains” Yamaha Smart Power Module. For the time being does not release technical specifications, except to say that both performance equivalent to 50-125 cc petrol engine.
Just like the original, Yamaha PES2 and Yamaha PED2 using lithium-ion battery pack to power the electric motor. This battery is lightweight, thus supporting the overall light weight of the vehicle which is only 128 kg.
For the street model, there is a second motor at the front wheels, making it a two-wheel motorcycle. The front tire wear single suspension and lift the suspension fork as Motorcycle Sport in general.
Then for a trail model is designed specifically for off-road use. However, the motorcycle is also equipped with devices for street models such as mirrors, headlights, turn signal, and a place to put the license plate, thus making it legally used on the streets.
Manufactured or not, Yamaha still awaiting response from visitors and the world public for both models.
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