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Arcimoto SRK- The future of electric vehicles

The world around us is changing and so is the way people ride!

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In recent years there have been the major developments in section the technologies especially in the auto-mobiles. With humans generating power from alternative fuels, ever since the motive has been to reduce pollution as to minimum possible levels as we can. So is the development of battery powered vehicles been a major step ahead towards the future.

Arcimoto is an electric vehicle company from Eugene, Oregon developing the Pulse/SRK, a tandem two-seat, three-wheeled electric vehicle. The Arcimoto SRK from Arcimoto is the daily electric vehicle for us. With an estimated 230 MPGe, it sips power, but you’d never know that when you hit the throttle: 0-60 in 7.5 seconds and an 85 MPH top speed means a thrilling ride and the comfort of knowing you can maneuver well in a pinch.

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History

Arcimotos 5th prototype preceding the main technology from arcimoto pulse was named SRK, on April 23, 2011. According to Frohnmayer, actor Nathan Fillion drove their vehicle and came out saying it was like driving a shark, which is where the name SRK came from. Arcimoto has been working on various versions of the SRK for the past eight years, the vehicle at first seems to be something like a 3-wheeled car or an Indian autorickshaw, but a closer look at it gives  a  totally different accent at it, comprising of 2-front wheels and a single rear wheel directed by a handle as in the motor bikes.

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Specs

Vehicle Type: 2 & 3 Wheel Vehicles

Drivetrain: EV

Range: 80 mi

Target: was expected in :2014 now postponed to 2016

Top Speed: 65 mph

Connector Type: Other

Price (USD): $17,500

 

SRK  being 3-wheeled can accommodate 2 people at a time in its dynamic inline seating’s allocated in the hard frame of the body. It has a cool side panel removal option for enjoying the weather at times, and the eagle winged doors bring about an amazing look to the vehicle.

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A 12 kWh Arcimoto 18650 Li-Ion system give power to the 96-volt DC motor with 80 ft-lbs of torque engine, which can be charged by the regular household charging points in about 6 hours ready to roll with an efficiency of 230 MPGe.

Because of the specifications and the design SRK is been officially declared as a motorcycle which makes the vehicle even more economic for the people.

Arcimoto SRK can be seen in to action in the video

Readers can Gather more information about this amazing motorcycle here at the official Arcimoto website.