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Kawasaki electric Ninja plans discovered

One of the design layouts for the new electric Ninja
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by Justine Iorga

New Ninja design patents could mean great potential for electric bikes

Kawasaki might be going 'green' following the discovery of plans showing that the Japanese two-wheeler major has filed as many as 10 patents for electric motorcycles in the last three months.

The plans unearthed would explain recent reports of Kawasaki registering Ninja E2 and E2R trademarks.

While the project is still in the works it seems the patents reveal the battery position and the frame along with various components that would be found on the motorbike.

The upcoming bikes may also receive the tried and tested tubular steel trellis frame. The output figures are still unknown, but suspicion has led to expect Kawasaki to pack in some serious power with this electric motorcycle.

Designs also show that the operation of the electric oil pump may be initiated in response to a specified operation performed by a rider to start the electric vehicle.

Everything being said about this new eco-friendly bike may just be rumour, but if past rumours are anything to go by then this could mean big things for Kawasaki.

Do you think this could potentially be one of the greatest electric bikes ever made? Let us know your thoughts.

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