Jun 5, 2013
© 2013, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
From a press release
issued by CRP Group
The CRP Energica electric streetbike and the eCRP 1.4 electric racebike at Modena.
Energica: on the track for the first time!
An exclusive preview of the first Italian electric superbike on the Modena Racetrack!
Energica & eCRP 1.4 were the extraordinary guests of the first edition of “Z.ero E.mission V.ehicle & Press ecoRace”.
Zev Day was an Italian event organized by Modena Racetrack in collaboration with Renault Italy dedicated to sustainable mobility.
The CRP Group decided to surprise all the participants showing Energica in an exclusive track tour along Modena Racetrack!
The first Italian superbike, ridden by Giampiero Testoni, Chief Engineer Energica, has covered 3 extraordinary laps side by side with the eCRP 1.4, the electric racebike 2011 Vice World Championship.
It was an unique experience for all those people who attended the first lap of Energica, the CRP international, sustainable project with high performance.
Here you can find a video preview: Energica on the track
The whole audience was astonished at its passage!
This "proudly made-in-Modena" supersport electric streetbike is a mixture of technology and innovation that make it a good option to traditional vehicle indeed.
Energica can reach a top speed of 220 km/h and it can count on relevant technical partners beside being built with F1 technologies as 3D Printing process.
As regards 3D Printing, CRP represents one of the leading company in Italy and together with Windform materials, they can create state-of-the-art projects for high-performing sectors where impressive mechanical properties and strong aesthetics are required. Energica concept comes from eCRP 1.4, the 2011 Vice World Championship electric racebike, the one that was side by side Energica during its first laps on June 3rd at Modena Racetrack.
Energica, officially presented at Eicma 2012, will integrate the ABS system since the first release, an added value for the customer’s safety with one year ahead of EU mandatory:
Energica will be available for purchase worldwide in 2015. Reservations are open on the website ().
The first Italian superbike with its performances, unique in its kind and with its high technology (Windform and 3D Printing) with which it was designed, was included in the 2013 – Year of Italian Culture in the United States - Italy in US.
In the end, this year, Energica, join the 1.618 Sustanaible Luxury Guide, the world’s first sustainable luxury online guide as the one and only electric motorcycle in the guide.