This electric motorcycle can go up to the speed of 100 km/hr

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Motorheads rejoice, for those who prefer fast two wheelers need not be disappointed when it comes to electric bikes. Introducing India’s first electric ‘bike’ and not a scooter, Pune-based Tork Motorcycles recently announced first all-electric motorcycle - T6X.

Business Insider caught up with Kapil Shelke, co-founder of Tork Motorcycles who thinks that the T6X bike is made for those who choose city riding. ‘The bike took seven years to make since the idea inception. Tork T6X electric bike is the fifth prototype of the company, we were committed to building the fastest electric bike. Except for the battery cells, all of it is made in India.’

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Tork Motorcycles it currently committed to setting up at least 100 charging stations in Delhi, Pune, and Bengaluru.

Priced at Rs 1.25 lakh, the T6X electric bike received over 1,000 pre-bookings within 24 hours of its launch last month. The deliveries will be commenced by next year only after the production picks up pace.

The immense power of electric bike comes from a DC 6kW (8bhp) electric motor with a pack of lithium batteries which are imported.

On a single charge, this motorcycle can run up to 100 km and offer a top speed of 100kmph which is a feat in itself.

The company claims that the Tork T6X electric motorcycle is no less than any 125cc bike on Indian roads today.

The bike has decent storage space, has fully digital touch dashboard, is anti-theft , enables mobile charging, mobile app support, Geo-fencing, quick charge and onboard navigation and GPS, all rolled into one. The bike is so smart that it picks up on your driving habits to create smoother controls for you.

While the BMW Motorrad remains a concept, our boys back home are making sustainable chic at a fraction of the price!

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