Brand new concepts Yamaha PES2 / PED2

July 13, 2016 at 22:02

Two years ago, Yamaha introduced several interesting concepts PES1 and PED1 electric motorcycles. On the Japanese manufacturer of the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show promises to provide a new generation of concepts and PES2 PED2.

Concept PED2 (Passion Electric Dirt) and PES2 (Passion Electric Street) have a common structure mono chassis, in which the battery modules are installed «Yamaha Smart Power». Japanese, unfortunately, have refrained from publishing the technical characteristics, but said the new model work at petrol counterparts’ 50-125 cm3.

Yamaha PES2 picture

Yamaha PES2 pics

Like the first generation, PES2 and PED2 are equipped with lithium-ion batteries for the DC brushless motor power (in the case of engines with PES2). Road model is equipped with a second motor installed in the front hub, i.e. a four-wheel bike. We should also note the front suspension cantilever structure. Company Yamaha claims that the concept PES2 weighs less than 130 kg.

Yamaha PED2 pics

Yamaha PED2 image

PED2 concept has a more traditional design of off-road motorcycle. PED1 prototype designed specifically for off-road, but has PED2 mirrors, lights, turn signals and license plate, that is, it can be used on public roads. PED2 weights 100 kg.

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