LocationAtlanta, Georgia US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1999 EMB Lectra VR24
This is the electric motorcycle created by EMB, Inc (ElectricMotorBike, Inc) that ZAP bought and discontinued production.
MotorEMB VR24
variable reluctance motor with a 5:1 gearbox assembly to a chain drive
Drivetrainchain possible 4:1 haven't counted yet
Batteries0.00 Volt,
have to buy new batteries
System Voltage24 Volts
440W 2 stage charger for VLRA
Heaterright...it's a motorcycle
Top Speed51 MPH (82 KPH)
listed specification speed
Rangego to range calculator at WebPage , it is the archive site for EMB
Watt Hours/Milenot operational at this time
Seating Capacity2 as long as both riders do not exceed 200 kg
Curb Weight0
need to install batteries first
Conversion Timepurchased as OEM, in the process of restoring.
Progress will be documented and original scans of EMB material to be posted in the blog section at WebPage electricmotorcycles.net

History and other resources for the EMB Lectra VR24, the first production electric motorcycle to use a variable reluctance motor, can be found at WebPage electricmotorbike.org. This vehicle was manufactured by the EMB, Inc which was purchased by ZAP. ZAP has since discontinued production of this model.

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