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    The Lightning LS-218: the fastest production bike in the world


    BY SHARIF SAKR on MAY 20TH 2014

    Published on Engadget.com

    The Lightning LS-218 boasts a model number that actually means something. Back in 2012, a prototype of the electric bike clocked in a wholly unnecessary (yet much appreciated) 218mph, helping it to win at Pikes Peak and setting it up to become the world's fastest production motorcycle. The finished version is now ready to make good on that promise, having just been revealed at the Quail Motorsport Gathering in California, prior to a scheduled launch in the summer -- at which point it'll likely cost upwards of $38,000.

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    Lightning finally gets some more press. This article by Rideapart says that Lightning has delivered it first LS-218 two days ago:

    https://rideapart.com/articles/light...For+Leather%29
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