Fuel-cell bike

Discussion in 'Australian Motorcycles' started by Centurion, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. Centurion

    Centurion Guest

    Shamlessly pulled from slashdot.org:

    http://www.rubbermag.com/news/050315_04n.html

    ** VITALS **
    Motor: 6kW, 48 VDC Brush motor
    Fuel Cell: 1kW Intelligent Energy air-cooled
    Hydrogen Storage: High pressure carbon composite cylinder (Luxfer L65)
    Hydrogen Energy: 2.4kWeh
    Storage Battery: 4 x 12V Lead Acid (15Ahr) connected in series

    ** PERFORMANCE **
    Acceleration: 0 ­ 20 mph in 4.3s (32kph)
    0 ­ 30 mph in 7.3s (48 kph)
    0 ­ 50 mph in 12.1s (80kph)
    Top speed: 50 mph (80kph)
    Range: At least 100 miles (160km)
    Noise Sticker: 0db (somehow the EPA will still find a way to fine you for
    noise though!)

    Cheers,

    James
    ZZR250==>ZX9R
     
    Centurion, Mar 18, 2005
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