We have seen the future of electric motorcycles, and it includes the HyperTek from South Africa-based Blackstone Tek, or BST. The bike features a one-piece carbon fiber monocoque and billet subframe, while its water-cooled, DHX Hawk motor generates 105 hp and 88.5 pound-feet of torque, powered by a 4.75-kWh battery, which can be fully recharged in 30 minutes on a fast charger, good for 186 miles of range.
The front suspension draws inspiration from the Horst Leitner unit on an ATK motorcycle, and the rear suspension is a mono-shock slipped inside a single-sided swingarm, similar to the one found on the Terblanche-designed Moto Guzzi V12 concept from 2009. It rides on BST’s 17-inch Rapid Tek wheels with a wheelbase of 58 inches, all on a 450 pound package. What’s even cooler is that the riding vitals are directly beamed to a heads-up display inside the Cross X1 helmet, instead of being shown on a traditional instrument cluster. BST claims that production will begin in 18-months, with each bike being priced at around $80,000 USD.