Ultraviolette F99: India’s Fastest Electric Superbike Revealed at EICMA 2023

Ultraviolette revealed the brand-new Ultraviolette F99 at the EICMA 2023

Ultraviolette is a pioneering Indian electric vehicle startup hailing from Bangalore. The brand stole the spotlight at EICMA 2023 with the grand unveiling of its cutting-edge creation, the Ultraviolette F99 Factory Racing Platform. It is currently the fastest electric motorcycle manufactured in India. Adding a touch of stardom to the event, Malayalam film sensation Dulquar Salman graced the stage as an investor and played a significant role in the unveiling of this technological marvel.

Ultraviolette F99: A Revolution on Wheels

Ultraviolette F99: India's Fastest Electric Superbike Revealed at EICMA 2023
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The Ultraviolette F99 sets a new benchmark for electric motorcycles with a range of groundbreaking features. At its core lies a liquid-cooled motor that delivers an astonishing 90kW of peak power. What sets it apart is its claimed top speed of 265 kmph making it one of the fastest electric motorcycles in the world. Furthermore, it offers impressive acceleration, rocketing from 0 to 100 kmph in a mere 3 seconds which is a feat that sets pulses racing among biking enthusiasts.

Supersonic Jet Inspired Design

Ultraviolette F99’s design is nothing short of breathtaking and draws inspiration from supersonic jets and incorporates their aerodynamic principles. This design philosophy is evident in the bike’s winglets and ducts adorning the front cowl and side panels as well as at the rear end. These elements not only enhance the bike’s aesthetic appeal but also serve practical purposes.

Active Aero Elements for Superior Performance

Ultraviolette F99: India's Fastest Electric Superbike Revealed at EICMA 2023
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One of the most intriguing features of the Ultraviolette F99 is its ‘active aerodynamics.’ The winglets on the side panels are electronically actuated in real that adjusts to match lean angles. This feature significantly improves the bike’s stability and maneuverability during cornering, simulating the functionality of flaps on an airplane’s wing. Adding to its agility, the bike sports 120/70 R17 front tires and 180/55 R17 rear tires supported by a USD front fork and monoshock suspension in the rear. Impressively, the bike maintains a kerb weight of just 178kg, making it 29kg lighter than its predecessor, the Ultraviolette F77.

Future Prospects

Ultraviolette has exciting plans for the global launch of the production-ready F99, slated for 2025. Enthusiasts can expect to acquire this masterpiece for an estimated price of Rs. 8 Lakh (ex-showroom).

International Debut: Ultraviolette F77 in Europe

In a significant expansion, Ultraviolette announced the launch of the F77 in the European market. The pricing for this model is set between 9,000 to 11,000 Euros, translating to approximately Rs. 8 lakh to Rs 9.20 lakh. The international variant closely resembles the F77 space edition that debuted in August earlier this year. Additionally, Ultraviolette confirmed that bookings for the European market will commence on the 15th of November 2023.

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