Ultraviolette forays into Turkey, marking European entry

With this unveiling, Turkey becomes Ultraviolette’s entry point into Europe.

By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 20 Mar 2024 Views icon5136 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
Ultraviolette F77 at Motobike Istanbul 2024 image

Ultraviolette F77 at Motobike Istanbul 2024

EV player Ultraviolette Automotive and Kibar Holding, a leading conglomerate in Turkey jointly showcased the F77 performance electric motorcycle at the Motobike Istanbul 2024 exhibition at the K-Rides pavilion from March 20-23, 2024.

Kibar Holding has ventured into the two-wheeler vehicle sector with the establishment of its new company, K- Rides, towards the end of 2023, as part of its efforts to expand its presence in the mobility industry.

With this showcase, Turkey becomes Ultraviolette’s entry point into Europe.

Gokhan Lokmanoglu, Chief Corporate Development Officer of Kibar Holding, said, "K- Rides, aligning with its mission to curate a distinctive portfolio featuring the most outstanding brands in the motorcycle world, known for their high performance and unique designs, is excited to introduce the F77 to the Turkish rider community in collaboration with Ultraviolette, the pioneering brand shaping the future of electric high-performance vehicles with its innovative designs.”

Speaking on the unveiling of Ultraviolette F77 in the Turkish market, Narayan Subramaniam, CEO and Co-Founder, Ultraviolette said, "We are thrilled to showcase the Ultraviolette F77 to the vibrant and dynamic market of Turkiye in association with K-Rides. At the time of launch of the F77 back in 2022, Ultraviolette had received interests for its flagship motorcycle from over 190 countries hinting towards a strong global demand. The F77’s display at the MotoBike Istanbul 2024 signifies a decisive leap forward in Ultraviolette's global expansion strategy. With the F77, motorcycle enthusiasts in Türkiye are poised to be thrilled by its Aviation DNA, ground-breaking design and unparalleled performance.”

Ultraviolette F77 comes with three rides modes - Glide, Combat, and Ballistic, each with varying power and range settings. With 30kw of peak power(40HP) and 10.3kWh battery pack, the bike rides high on the performance aspect with its 0-60 km/h acceleration time of just 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 152 km/h.  The performance electric motorcycle comes equipped with a host of advanced features such as a 5-inch TFT instrument cluster with Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity, ride analytics, all LED lighting, 9-axis IMU and dual-channel ABS.

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