With this achievement, Biaggi has broken his own electric motorcycle speed record of 407 km/h (253 mph) that he had set last year.
MotoGP veteran, Max Biaggi, has set a new electric motorcycle speed record. He used a modified Venturi Voxan Wattman EV to achieve a top speed of 455 km/h (283 mph) on a decommissioned NASA runway in Florida.
With this achievement, Biaggi has broken his own electric motorcycle speed record of 407 km/h (253 mph) that he had set last year astride a previous version of the Wattman. During his latest record run, he has broken a total of 18 land-speed records for electric motorcycles.
The Venturi Voxan Wattman electric motorcycle that Biaggi has used to set a new speed record had been specially modified. The EV features a double-wishbone suspension that had been precisely tuned for this record attempt. The motor of this machine is capable of producing 429 BHP.
One of the most important modifications made to the Wattman was the specially designed and carefully developed aerodynamic fairing. The EV was also fitted with a more potent and lightweight battery.
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