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All-Electric Touring Motorcycle Delivers Miles of Fun: Energica Experia

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Energica gets one step closer to putting range anxiety to bed with an all-electric touring motorcycle built to charge fast and eat miles.

The Energica Experia combines the styling and handling of an Italian race bike with the comfort of a dedicated touring machine. The result is an all-electric ride capable of delivering 261 miles around town between charges.

The bike melds a high-capacity 22.5kWh battery with weight savings that spring from careful material use and design.

Energica Experia

Energica Experia Specs

Here are the full Experia specs, per Energica:

  • Range: 420 km (261 miles) city, 256 km (160 miles) combined, 208 km (130 miles) extra-urban
  • Battery capacity: 22.5 kWh max, 19.6 kWh nominal
  • Charging time: 0-80% in 40 minutes with a Level 3/DC fast charger, compatible with all levels of charging
  • Power:
    • Peak: 75 kW (102 hp)
    • Sustained: 60 kW (80 hp)
  • Torque: 115 Nm (85 lb.-ft.)
  • Top speed: Limited at 180 kph (112 mph)
  • 7 riding modes: Eco, Urban, Rain, Sport, plus 3 Rider Customizable Modes
  • Regenerative braking: High, Medium, Low, Off
  • Traction control: Six levels of intervention combined with the existing eABS and the Cornering Bosch 9.3 MP
  • Motor: EMCE permanent magnet-assisted synchronous reluctance motor (PMASynRM)

Quick Charge for Long Rides

We particularly like the charging time of 0-80% in 40 minutes with a Level 3/DC fast charger.

Energica designed the Experia from the ground up with an all-new frame, battery, and motor, resulting in a bike that provides the comfort of a tourer while significantly decreasing the weight. Energica also dialed in aerodynamics and weather protection via carefully implemented fairings. They even tossed in heated handlebar grips for comfort on long rides.

a medium shot of the front of the Energica Experia

Designed With Distance in Mind

“We have focused on the real-world needs of motorcycle riders worldwide, creating an ex novo, state-of-the-art engineering platform,” said Giampiero Testoni, CTO of Energica Motor Company, in a press release.

“We melded high-tech electric mobility with the roaming spirit of the motorcycle traveler. The intention was to create the first electric motorcycle created specifically for long-distance bike lovers.”

That focus on distance also shows up in the Experia’s storage options, which include two hard-sided panniers and a top case. All told, the Experia offers 112 L of protected storage. Energica expects to add more features in the future.

The Energica Experia against a sunset

There’s no word on pricing just yet, but interested riders can preorder the Experia directly from Energica starting on June 1.

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