What happens if you put a 4,000-watt motor (that's nearly five horsepower) on a bicycle built of strong, lightweight materials? I’ll tell you: pure craziness and power pedalling at high speeds you could only dream of before.
The limited capacity of batteries has made aerodynamics particularly important for extending the range of electric vehicles. So why have the makers of the Boxx electric bike completely thrown those principles out the window with their box on wheels?
Ford recently unveiled the world's first front-wheel-drive electric bicycle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Huzzah! Then they promptly explained that this concept will never make it to the showroom floor. Oh Ford, you're such a tease.