Electric Nostalgia
Tarform electric motorcycle

With numerous electric vehicle startups springing up on a daily basis, each of these products has to be distinctive with a competitive edge for grabbing customer’s attention. American firm Tarform has introduced their first product for the gradually expanding market. 

The Tarform electric motorcycle is based around the silhouette of a cafe racer, but the yesteryear’s style is built with 3D-printed parts. It allows Tarform to offer a more diverse options on materials and finishes without generating too much sampling and wastage, making the whole production process more environmental friendly. The incorporation of artificial intelligence makes the motorbike aware of its surroundings and nearby vehicles, and the system is able alert the rider of potential danger.

While Tarform has not mentioned the performance of the motorcycle, the battery pack is good for a 100-mile range and can be fully charged within four hours. The electric motorbike is available for pre-order and delivery is expected for 2019. In addition to the Production model, a collectable Founders Edition Unit is also available for reserve and will be hand-built in Brooklyn, New York.