At 270.224 mph (434 km/h), the KillaJoule is the fastest electric motorcycle in the world. It has also made its rider and builder Eva Håkansson the world’s fastest woman on a motorcycle. But what makes KillaJoule so insanely fast? We are un-wrapping the bike and revealing all its secrets.
There are only two battery-powered vehicles that have achieved higher speeds and they are both four-wheeled cars: Buckeye Bullet 1 and 2.5 which both have been over 300 mph. They were built by Ohio State University large student teams, and they have budgets that are at least ten times larger than the KillaJoule budget.
On a shoestring budget
While speaking of budget, let’s [...]