This Yamaha R3-inspired electric motorbike offers 240km range per charge

Dwaipayan Roy
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This Yamaha R3-inspired electric motorbike offers 240km range per charge
This Yamaha R3-inspired electric motorbike offers 240km range per charge

22 Feb 2021: This Yamaha R3-inspired electric motorbike offers 240km range per charge

Chinese automaker Longzu Star has introduced a new electric bike named 'HL-V6'.

The two-wheeler looks similar to the previous generation Yamaha R3 and comes with a semi-digital instrument cluster as well as an all-LED setup for lighting.

It is offered with a choice of a Lithium-ion or lead-acid battery pack and delivers a claimed range of 240km.

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Design: It has an all-LED lighting setup and a dual-tone paintwork

The Longzu Star HL-V6 has a sporty look, featuring a sloping fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, a faux exhaust that actually serves as a storage compartment, a raised windscreen, and dual-tone paintwork.

The bike packs a semi-digital instrument cluster and an all-LED setup for lighting. It rides on blacked-out wheels wrapped in vacuum tires.

Fact: The bike has a top-speed of 143km/h

Longzu Star HL-V6 is offered with either a Lithium-ion battery or a lead-acid battery pack. Using a 110-240V socket, the battery can be charged in 6-8 hours. The two-wheeler can clock a top-speed of 143km/h and deliver a range of 240km per charge.

Safety: Disc brakes on both the wheels ensure rider's safety

To ensure the safety of the rider, the Longzu Star HL-V6 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels. However, there is no ABS on offer.

Suspension duties on the electric motorcycle are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.

Fact: Longzu Star HL-V6: Pricing and availability

The Longzu Star HL-V6 carries a wholesale price-tag of $1,115 (approximately Rs. 80,000). However, no details related to the pricing and availability of the electric motorcycle in India are currently available.