Australian electric motorcycle pioneer Savic lets riders build their own bikes

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Savic, Australia’s leading manufacturer of high-performance electric motorcycles, has unveiled a new website that allows users to build their own electric motorcycles, to their preferred specifications.

The new Savic Motorcycle Configurator allows users to design their own Savic C-Series, changing colors and various trims as well as optional components and upgrades.

The website also provides a built-in Augmented Reality (AR) viewer, allowing users to project their virtual motorcycle to scale in their own driveway – designed both as a handy tool for determining storage as well as allowing each user to create their own unique visualization. of their bike.

Savic is partnering with Future Perfect Digital, a visual technology studio start-up specializing in web 3D content and “mixed reality” experiences.

The Melbourne-based electric motorcycle company unveiled the Savic C-Series in late 2020, the first high-performance electric motorcycle made in Australia.

The Savic Motorcycle Configurator gives users the flexibility to customize either the Savic C-Series Delta, starting at $ 19,990 one way, or the Alpha, which starts at $ 26,990 one way.

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Specifications for the Delta begin with 40 kW of power delivering 140 nm of torque and 54 horsepower, with 0-100 km / h acceleration in just 4.5 seconds and a 14.2 kWh battery providing 150 kilometers of range. .

The Alpha supercharges these specifications, delivering 60 kW of power with 200 nm of torque and 80 horsepower. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h drops to 3.5 seconds and a 16.7 kWh battery provides an electric range of 200 kilometers.

Of course, modifying these bikes will affect the specs and the price.

The launch of the Savic motorcycle configurator follows the recent $ 1.8 million fundraising that Savic says will allow it to deliver on its ambitious product roadmap beyond releasing the first motorcycle in the series C later this year.

Savic subsequently scrapped the entry-level Omega model, which was originally launched alongside the Alpha and Delta in late 2020, citing a desire to focus on expanding the range of motorcycles. electric Savic.

“With the exciting new electric mobility products that we will soon be arriving in the Australian market, we felt that there was not enough market distinctions between the Omega and a new series of LAMS approved electric motorcycles that we currently have in development, ”said Dennis Savic, CEO of the company.

“However, our C Series customers are the foundation of our business and we are committed to honoring and building those Omega already on order,” he said.

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