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Vladamir Putin To Have An Electric Escort Motorcycle


Is the Russian President going green?

  • The Aurus Escort is an electric motorcycle.
  • It will join the Russian president’s motorcade in 2022.
  • It is expected to have a top speed of 155mph (250kmph).
Aurus Escort Electric Motorcycle Revealed

 World leaders across the globe have a knack for making a statement via their security detail. US President Donald Trump has the Beast, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has the Jaguar XJ Sentinel LWB while our very own Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently moved from his BMW 7-Series 760 Li to an armoured Range Rover Sport. It appears that Russian Prime Minister Vladamir Putin is set to make a different statement by going green. Come 2022, his motorcade will have a fleet of Russian built Aurus Escort electric motorcycles. 

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Aurus Escort Electric Motorcycle Revealed

Currently under development, the mean-looking electric tourer appears fit for a king. It gets full-size bodywork, a large adjustable windscreen and a couple of panniers that could hold a couple of semi-automatic rifles. You never know when you need one, right?

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Aurus Escort Electric Motorcycle Revealed

While specs or even the actual motorcycle is not out yet, French auto portal Moto Station says that it will have a 112kW electric motor and is capable of propelling the tourer to 155mph (250kmph). Given the Russian president’s tough image, it is easy to imagine him to be escorted around in a high powered motorcycle. Going by the design renders, the Aurus Escort could get a cast aluminium frame with telelever front forks and monoshock. 

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Aurus Escort Electric Motorcycle Revealed

Having an electric vehicle in such an important motorcade puts out quite a strong statement. It shows intent to reduce one’s carbon footprint. Maybe other governments could follow suit. 

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