ENV Strikes Gold (2006)
The bike company called Intelligent Energy ENV bike (stands for vehicle emission neutral - ie vehicle with zero emissions) and should, if the production as planned launch in autumn 2008 to buy. The bike is expected to cost around 10,000 dollars.
|ENV Strikes Gold|
|Top speed||80 km/h |
|Range||160 km |
The ENV bike is a small fuel cell and an electric motor. The fuel cell itself creates from compressed hydrogen (this is a tank on board the Töffs) and air power - up to one kilowatt are possible. For the end-driving charge is a tiny electric motor, up to 6 more kilowatt creates. Genu to only 80 kilograms heavy bike up to speed 80 km / h speed. The acceleration values are not exhilarating: 12 seconds up to the maximum speed.
A hydrogen filling ranges up to 160 kilometers - for example, ideal for shopping around major cities around. For smog-geplagte major cities could be the bike is not a blessing allzuferner future - it is almost completely silent and dismisses gases instead only water vapor.