Magnetic Hybrid Motorcycle Unveiled In Japan

First there was Sumo, the Japanese sport of heavyweight wrestling. Now, a much lighter and faster motorcycle called SUMO has entered the ring. The Sumo scooter version to be sold $2100!

5 Responses to “Magnetic Hybrid Motorcycle Unveiled In Japan”

  1. 1 36 Special Jan 20th, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    While none of us probably plan on trading in our v twins on one of these any time soon I can guarantee you that when the cost of fuel goes back up we will start seeing more and more of this type of vehicle on the road. I hate it but the damn ugly thing just makes sense for normal daily transportation.

  2. 2 Arie Jan 21st, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    Once again… It appears Japan has beat us to the punch…

  3. 3 Sheridan Jan 22nd, 2009 at 2:57 am

    That actually has a pretty good range and top speed! Now if they could just bundle it all up in a nice looking Cruiser/Chopper style I’d be happy.

  4. 4 Biker Bob Jan 28th, 2009 at 12:32 am

    Wonder what it does 0 to 60 in?

  5. 5 mtb_rider Sep 29th, 2009 at 12:38 am

    Wow that is so awesome… i ride a mountain bicyle to which i mounted a Japanese made weed eater 4 stroke gas engine, and get 150 mpg… i will definitely start saving up to purchase 1 of those beautiful magnetic machines… Imagine how fast it would go if the front wheel also had a motor intergrated into it? About 200 MPH?

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