Piaggio is best known as the chic Italian company that builds scooters like the Vespa. An offshoot of this company, Piaggio Fast Forward, has been working on a somewhat different kind of two-wheeled motorized vehicle: a robot known as Gita that follows you around and carries your stuff. Science fiction is about to become a reality when the Gita goes on sale next month.
Zero Motorcycles has once again raised the bar for all-electric bikes.
The all-new 2020 Zero SR/F is a naked streetfighter boasting 110 BHP and 140 ft/lbs of torque. Tipping the scales just under 500 pounds the SR/F offers a range of 161 miles in standard trim. Zero calls it the first fully “smart” motorcycle.
BMW Motorrad held their annual Techday 2018 at their proving grounds in Miramas, France last month. The engineers from Munich wowed the crowd with a number of high-tech goodies. But the most wow was generated by an unmanned motorcycle circling the test track.