PHOTO CAPTION: Brammo chief Craig Bramscher.

Brammo Chief Aims to Take Electric Motorcycle Company Public in 2015

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Published: 12-Nov-2013

Brammo's Craig Bramscher told business leaders Thursday that his electric motorcycle company is looking to go public by the middle of 2015.

Bramscher said Talent, Ore.-based Brammo is meeting with some of the same investment bankers that helped take the Tesla motor company public.

"It's always next year, but Tesla showed there's an appetite for it," Bramscher said. "I'm hoping to do it late next year or in the middle of 2015."


Brammo Empulse R electric motorcycle

The Empulse R's 9 kilowatt-hours gives the Brammo a range of 75 miles or so of backroad riding at relatively moderate speeds, at 80 mph, range drops to 50 miles.

Brammo Empulse R electric motorcycle

Since first announced in 2010, the price has escalated from $13,995 to $18,995 for the top-end Empulse R

Brammo Empulse RR electric motorcycle is street version of R model.

AFM has pre-approved the Brammo Empulse R, TTX and RR motorcycles for AFM racing against gas-powered bikes.


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