Victory Charger Could Be the First Electric Motorcycle from Polaris

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  1. elrod

    elrod IndianMotorcycles.net Gold Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    With the engineering talent that Indian has, I'm sure they will have an electric motorcycle out before HD gets their Live Wire out.
     
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    No lifter noise with that. I like electric vehicles working in power generation. Though most of my coworkers don't. And drive gas guzzling trucks. A fraction of the moving parts. Way less to go wrong.
     
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    Perfect bike for urban tree huggers...
     
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    Cool stuff but not a cruiser.
     
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    Elrod, nice find. Thanks for posting! I always like hearing more about business developments and especially companies I like. I don't want to sound like a broken record as I'm sure I'm said this several times on this site, but I am more impressed with Polaris all the time. :)
     
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    People will be trading in their skateboards for one of those.
     
  8. elrod

    elrod IndianMotorcycles.net Gold Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I agree
     
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    I guess today's news put an end to that idea. Bye bye Victory.
     
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    Yep. I wonder where all that development will go.
     
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    Move over to Indian

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    Polaris has made one mistake after another - the dumped million into the Empulse electric but like dumb asses left the 5 speed transmission clutch and unneeded mechanical garbage on the bike and Zero ate them alive.

    Now they shoot all their loyal Victory owners and dump Victory and all those poor saps lost their investment.

    Here's a few images of the Zero Electric. The 2017 model does 0-60 in less than 3 seconds, has up to 200 mile range. This is the machine that took the Victory Empulse out of business and Polaris lost millions in the process.

    Mike

    z1.jpg z5.jpg z3.jpg z4.jpg z5.jpg z9.jpg
     
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    They never released a 2017 model of the Empluse
     

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