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Siemens Partners With Orange County Choppers To Build An Electric Motorcycle

Siemens Partners With Orange County Choppers To Build An Electric Motorcycle
Jeff Weiner

Siemens has paired up with Orange County Choppers, the custom bike building outfit of TV fame, to build a one-off electric chopper.  The “Smart Chopper” showcases Siemens technology, boasting a 60-mile range and a 100 mph top speed compliments of a 27-hp electric motor.  Charging time is anywhere between 1 and 5 hours depending on the voltage available.  In addition to leveraging Siemens electric technology, the bike also features LED lights compliments of Sylvania, a Siemens subsidiary.  The bike has OCC’s characteristic flair, the least of which is a rear tire that wouldn’t look out of place on a car.  The Smart Chopper will be making its way around the country for the balance of 2009 and is slated for auction in 2010.

[via Wired]

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