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Monday, April 4, 2016

2016 Mugen electric superbike expected more faster

Mugen Shinden Go team have introduced their bikes that will be deployed in the Isle of Man TT 2016. This electric superbike is the fifth generation of Mugen Shinden Go.

Mugen, an automotive performance company has long collaborated with Shinden to design the electric drive for their racing motorcycles. Shinden Go has made changes to the motor bikes, and a little change as an adjustment to the fairing design.
2016 Mugen Shinden Go electric superbike. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yubi8)
Now, Shinden Go looks smaller in the front cross-section than its predecessor, and its carbon fiber chassis seemed to change much. Because the chassis is now adopted a monocoque design. Another notable design changes is appeared on its carbon fiber swingarm.
Rear side view of 2016 Mugen Shinden Go electric superbike. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yubi8)
While Mugen has recognized specifically developed a cross-link locker type for Shinden Go rear suspension. And the result of alteration of concern is the increased output power, up to 10 kW by the electric motor. So that the peak power equivalent to 161 horsepower. Though still weighs 249 kg, while the lowered torque to 209 Nm, from the previous 220 Nm.
In the last season the Mugen Electric racer, John McGuinnes and Bruce Anstey reach speeds up to 193 km/h around the Mountain Course. And next season the team hopes the motorcycle will be able to penetrate 200 km/h. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOBLOG]
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