Akira Motorcycle Prototype

Akira was one of the first anime (along with Odin, Vampire Hunter D, Robotech, Ronin Warriors) that I saw as a little kid back when it first came out. I didn’t know at the time what anime was, just that it was cool looking and different from the Looney Tunes that were the Saturday morning fair.

Now you soon hopefully will be able to own your very own Kaneda motorcycle. Sure it isn’t the crazy beast that Kaneda himself drove but at least this is a step towards that. If you are wondering exactly the specs on his bike, hit the jump for a full breakdown.

Akira Kaneda Bike

Total Length 2947 mm
Total Height 1171 mm (including the shield)
Total Width 831 mm
Seat Height 340 mm
Ground Clearance 76 mm
Wheelbase 2194 mm
Dry Weight 154  kg
Drive system
Type Twin Ceramic Rotor
(Two wheel drive by normal temperature
superconducting motor built in the wheel)
Power Source
Electric power supply power generation by a gasoline engine
Engine RPM 12500rpm
Highest electricity production 83.0kW
Maximum voltage 12000V
steerings HCS (Hub-center steering)
Brakes ABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Electronic Equipment Radar for obstacle,

Auto navigation system

Courtesy of Wikipedia

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3 Comments on “Akira Motorcycle Prototype”

  1. xiupan Says:

    pretty sweet~!

  2. iankenshi Says:

    i want mine in red and at least 400 hp. then i’ll buy one!

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