Skeletal Electrics on Two Wheels!

Oh my goodness, this is a shiny, sharp looking triad of motorcycle vehicles. Before you get down too far in the description, take note that the red and the black are diesel/electric engines while the gray is an electric only, working with the battery. Then below that in this project post’s gallery you’ll see the “shared” battery station, which is quite the looker and something I’d sure like to see in the real world for real. Designer Paolo De Giusti presents three Naked bikes.

First are the red and the black models, the “900 SD.” Style inspired by the old Moto Guzzi productions single cylinder bikes. Designed to be “romantic.” Deliberately limited in aerodynamic protection, forcing the rider to lie down on the tank whilst driving. Engine is a single cylinder 903 cc with direct injection and turbo diesel – for RACING FAST. Form IS function in this project, each element in place for a specified purpose.

Then the “SE” Big Battery Naked. This is based on the frame of the “900 SD” models, but instead with an eye pointed at the future. Two electric motors in each wheel for traction and braking energy recovery. The bike – this is important – contains a large removable battery pack and 2 fixed backup batteries. This bike uses the “shared system battery.”

With this system, the designer takes into account the idea that everything about electric batteries is better than conventional engine systems EXCEPT the fact that they’ve got that long time for charging up. This system does away with that with a shared battery system. In this system there will be stations positioned throughout the environment of the biker that use robots to take out and replace batteries whenever the motorcycle runs low on battery life. Not only would this system make the process of getting fuel as good as it is already, the battery switching time is projected to be much LESS than that of filling up your tank with gasoline! Hooray!

SPECS! I love specifications written out so utterly simple like this. All you designers, take note! This is awesome.

900 SD “Big Mono Naked” (Red and Black models)

Engine type : single cylinder Diesel Turbo
Displacement : 903 cc
Bore Stroke : 100 mm x 115 mm
Valve : 4
Fuel System : diesel “Common Rail”
Cooling system: air + oil
Oil capacity : 3 l
Power : 110 Cv / 6500 rpm
Torque : 180 n/m / 1500 rpm
transmission: Hydraulic
Frame type: carbon fiber and aluminium, engine and tank structural
Rake fork angle : 23 °
Front suspension : parallelogram, single aluminium arm, excursion 110 mm
Rear suspension : aluminium Swingarm, excursion 105 mm
Front brakes : 420 mm ,8 piston brake caliper
Rear brakes : 300 mm , 4 piston brake caliper
Tires Front : 120/70 – 21″
Tires Rear :200/90 – 18″
Overall Length : 2300 mm
Overall Width : 540 mm
Overall Height : 1090 mm
Seat Height : 760 mm
Ground Clearance : 1600 mm
Wheelbase : 160 mm
Dry Weight : 180 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 30 Lt
Max Speed : 240 km/h
Cruising speed : 220 km/h

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SE “Big Battery Naked”

Engine type : 2 electric motor fixed to wheels
front motor: 220 mm ø
rear motor: 300 mm ø
total Power : 80 Kw
Torque: 240 n/m
transmission: electric
Frame type: aluminum monocoque, double perimeter beam
Rake fork angle : 23 °
Front suspension : parallelogram, single aluminium arm, excursion 110 mm
Rear suspension : aluminium Swingarm, excursion 105 mm
Front brakes : 420 mm ,8 piston brake caliper
Rear brakes : 300 mm , 4 piston brake caliper
Tires Front : 120/70 – 21″
Tires Rear :200/90 – 18″
Overall Length : 2300 mm
Overall Width : 540 mm
Overall Height : 1090 mm
Seat Height : 760 mm
Ground Clearance : 1600 mm
Wheelbase : 160 mm
Peso – Weight : 210 kg
Number Of Battery: 3 – 2 fixed battery, 1 extractable
Total Battery Volume: 65 Lt
Max Speed: 240 km/h
Cruising speed: 220 km/h

Designer: Paolo De Giusti

6 Comments

  • Confucius says:

    Interesting ideas, would love to see it in the flesh. Although I think there needs some more bulk where the ‘windscreen’ is, it appears a little too linear above the front shock.

  • Confucius says:

    Interesting ideas, would love to see it in the flesh. Although I think there needs some more bulk where the ‘windscreen’ is, it appears a little too linear above the front shock.

  • Iperpaolo says:

    hi Confucius, the front shock structure is quite complex and proportions and shapes are absolutly linked to function,.
    But the asymmetrical shape of the windscreen is articulate and interesting in its own disharmonies

    ciao

    Paolo De Giusti

  • meto says:

    Which program they used for that great bike

  • meto says:

    Which program they used for that great bike

  • iperpaolo says:

    hi Meto, Rhino + mental ray 😉

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