EICMA Live – Caterham announces motorcycle division, showcases three concepts
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Caterham has kicked off its two-wheeler venture at the EICMA 2013 show in Milan, Italy today. In an unexpected fashion, Caterham showcased three vehicles and announced that their production would start next year. Caterham has not disclosed the complete specifications of the bikes, and isn’t quoting prices. The company expects Asia to be the key growth market for the multi-purposed two wheelers.
Caterham Brutus 750
The Brutus 750 is ‘the SUV of motorcycles’ and the only petrol-powered bike of the three. It has a very versatile design, and in four hours, one can convert it into a snowmobile. It is also the first motorcycle with an automatic transmission, Caterham claims. The Brutus 750 would launch the Caterham motorcycle business, with start of production announced for Spring 2014.
Caterham Classic E-Bike
The Classic E-Bike is a skinny e-bike which a futuristic take on the past. It has a range of 40-80 km and in Europe, one doesn’t need a riding license to operate it. The bike will be launched later in 2014.
Caterham Carbon E-Bike
The Carbon E-Bike is electrically powered, is built from Formula 1 materials, and using Formula 1 inputs. Expect this motorcycle to begin retailing by the end of next year.
Caterham at EICMA 2013 – Press Release
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