Meet Honda’s 2016 Hubless Electric Concept Motorcycle

By: | November 11th, 2015

Hubless-Electric Honda-Motorcycle

Hubless-Electric Honda-Motorcycle (Image Courtesy

Last week, Honda unveiled its retro-modern Honda hubless electric motorcycle.

According to Yanko Design, the new hubless CB160 (2016) motorcycle was designed by James Stumpf to “pay tribute to the classic Honda 160 in a not-so-subtle way… with a modern electric engine twist.”

Meet Honda's 2016 Hubless Electric Concept

Meet Honda’s 2016 Hubless Electric Concept

The features of the retro design reflect modern standards with Electronic Twist Throttle, Electronic Twist Brakes, and Dual MagDrive Wheels. The CB160 has a top speed of 100 mph and a range of 160 miles.

Following are a couple of Honda’s previous hubless designs:

Hubless-Electric Honda Motorcycle

Hubless-Electric Honda Motorcycle (Image Courtesy

Hubless-Electric Honda-Three-Wheel

Hubless-Electric Honda-Three-Wheel (Image Courtesy

David Russell Schilling

David enjoys writing about high technology and its potential to make life better for all who inhabit planet earth.

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