Day: January 6, 2022

Watch Tesla Model S Plaid vs. Harley-Davidson e-motorcycle drag race

A Tesla Model S Plaid lined up for a drag race with a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle earlier this week in the first known case of this EV matchup.

The race was brought to us by the YouTube Channel Tesla Plaid Channel, whose owner frequently takes his Tesla Model S Plaid to the races.

We’ve actually seen a race between a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle and a Tesla before, but last time it was a Tesla Model 3 Performance.

In that case, the LiveWire bested the Model 3, though it was certainly a close race.

This time a LiveWire is taking on a much more powerful Tesla, and it’s doing it on a shorter 1/8th-mile track.

Take a guess at who won, then check out the video below to see for yourself. Keep reading below the video for the spoiler.

As you can see, it wasn’t a particularly

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Damon HyperFighter 170 mph electric motorcycle unveiled, taking orders

Canadian startup Damon Motors has taken to CES 2022 to show off plans for a second electric motorcycle line known as the HyperFighter Colossus.

Damon Motors first drew attention when it unveiled a prototype for its first electric motorcycle back in the summer of 2019.

The company began taking pre-orders for its US $40,000 Hypersport motorcycles nearly two years ago and has claimed to receive significant millennial interest for the bikes.

The original estimated delivery dates for those bikes have so far come and gone with no customers yet to receive their new rides. But that hasn’t stopped Damon from unveiling a new model at CES 2022, the Damon HyperFighter Colossus. Priced at US $35,000, HyperFighter Colossus will eventually be followed by two other models in the new HyperFighter line.

The HyperFighter will be built on the same HyperDrive foundation as Damon’s previously unveiled motorcycles.

The HyperDrive powertrain includes

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