The Ukrainian company Delfast revived the legendary Dnepr motorcycle as an electric motorcycle
Delfast first introduced the Delfast-Dnepr Electric prototype after announcing its official ownership of the Soviet brand and its intention to revive the historically famous motorcycle brand.
The prototype participated in Bonneville Speed Week and set a speed record (170 km / h) in the “A” Omega category at Bonneville Salt Flats in August 2021.
The new model has the following characteristics:
- Weight – <170 kg;
- Top speed – 102 mph (limited);
- Acceleration 0-402 m (¼ miles) – <11.5 s;
- Power – 35 kW;
- Battery – 7.2 kW * year;
- Charging – 240V 30A (Type 1 J1772);
- Frame – combined (stainless steel pipe + forged and extruded Al);
- Front tire – 120 / 70-17, rear tire – 160 / 60-17.
“Ukrainian engineering is known all over the world – who doesn’t know about the achievements of the Antonov design bureau? Such purely Ukrainian transport products as the Mriya plane and the Dnepr motorcycle are enthusiastically received by the international community. At Delfast, we are very pleased to be able to re-introduce the legendary motorcycle model, using the latest approaches to the design of electric vehicles, “- commented on the news of Delfast CEO Danilo Tonkopiy.
In July, Delfast registered a new brand. Then the company received a document certifying the intellectual property of TM “Dnepr”.
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