What comes to mind when you think of a futuristic motorcycle?

AI-assisted safety features? An interactive mobile app integrated into your dash? Over-the-air (OTA) updates? On-the-fly shape-shifting ergonomics? Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications? How about Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) connectivity? Or a design that turns heads? 

If so, the motorcycle of the future is already here. 

In 2021, all of these features (and more) are already available in new motorcycle models. Electric motorcycle brands, like Damon, are pushing the envelope of what’s possible with future motorcycle design. However, with so many manufacturers releasing their own futuristic motorcycle in the market, it can be difficult to know which one to go with. 

As a result, we’ve compiled the top 5 futuristic bikes on the market in 2021.

Damon HyperSport HS

gold damon hypersport hs parked next to a wall with two whales painted on
Damon HyperSport HS

The Damon HyperSport is the motorcycle of the future.

The HyperSport hits some heady numbers when it comes to performance. In fact, you could say it’s a triple threat for the ‘200’ club. This futuristic motorcycle hits 200 for horsepower, top speed (mph), and highway + city range.

As you’ll see from other motorcycles on this list, these numbers are revolutionary in future motorcycle design.

The HyperSport also features Shift™ technology.

This allows riders to adjust both their footpegs and handlebars simply by pushing a button. Motorcycle ergonomics is not usually prioritized by bike brands, especially those with a sports bike design. This makes the HyperSport HS a truly futuristic motorcycle.

Damon HyperSport’s Shift™ Demo, CES 2020

Another aspect that needs to be considered when choosing the right motorcycle for you is safety. Using advanced technology, the HyperSport takes motorcycle safety to the next level. This is evident in Damon’s 360° Advanced Warning System for Motorcycles.

The AWSM’s 360° sensors know instinctively what’s around you at all times by tracking and warning riders of potential dangers through haptic feedback on the handlebars, integrated LEDs on the windshield, and constantly running 1080p front and rearview cameras.

Damon CoPilot™ GIF showing the feature in action

In addition, all of the HyperSport models are fitted with Damon’s revolutionary powertrain HyperDrive™. The multi-variant powertrain platform allows for incredible weight distribution and provides a full charge in less than an hour. 

If you’re looking for a safe motorcycle with futuristic specs and design, The HyperSport should be at the top of your list.

Take a look at the HyperSport in action below:

Energica Ego

Rider on a red Energica Ego motorcycle driving on a highway
Energica Ego, Photo by Energicamotor.com

Energica hails from the same town as scooter mainstays, Vespa. That being said, the Energica Ego couldn’t be more different from their Italian compatriots.

The Energica Ego’s focus is on power, speed, and futuristic motorcycle design. Here are a few of the numbers behind the Ego’s power:

  • 145 horsepower
  • 159 ft-lb torque
  • 150 mph top speed
  • 100-mile range (highway + city mix)

Although not as powerful as the HyperSport, these numbers still pack quite a punch. This futuristic motorcycle has an integrated GPS receiver, and through pairing with the Energica app, riders can see where the nearest charging stations are located. 

That being said, there are a couple of drawbacks to the Energica Ego. Firstly, it only has a total range of 100 miles (highway + city mix). Moreover, due to its heavy battery, it weighs approximately between 569–617 pounds. This is heavy for a sports bike and makes the Ego a difficult motorcycle to maneuver around heavily built-up areas. 

Nevertheless, if you want a powerful electric bike that will turn heads and stroke your ‘ego’, this futuristic motorcycle might be for you.

Johammer J1.200

Rider driving a Johammer J1.200 on a highway
Johammer J1.200, Photo from Johammer.com

When you picture a futuristic motorcycle, the design may look similar to the Johammer J1.200. This is truly one of the wildest futuristic motorcycle concepts on our list.

Looking like something out of Star Wars, the J1.200’s bizarre design is sure to drop collective jaws. However, this bike is not just style over substance.

The Austrian bike manufacturer has equipped the J1.200 with a range of 124 miles and, at only 390 lbs, the motorcycle is super lightweight. In addition to all of that, it’s available in five different colors: silver, white, blue, yellow, and green. 

Yet, with a top speed of just 75 mph, the Johammer is more of an electric motorbike than an electric motorcycle. While this is perfect for urban environments or inner-city commuting, it wouldn’t be the best for tearing it up on the highway.

If you’re talking about a futuristic bike, the Johammer J1.200’s design alone makes it part of the conversation. But if you’re looking for an electric motorcycle that’s adept at commuting as well as long-distance riding, you should look elsewhere.

Brutus V9

Blue Brutus V9 Electric Motorcycle parked in the road
Brutus V9, Photo from Brutusmotorcycle.com

The Brutus V9 brings an old-school design into the future. And while it may not have the most futuristic motorcycle design, the specs of this curvy cruiser help it make the cut as a futuristic bike.

Electric motorcycles in this mold are usually used for long-distance rides and this motorcycle is no different. The Brutus V9 has a reported total range of 270 miles. The sheer miles of range may convince Harley heads to ditch large engines and go electric. Moreover, Brutus is also trying to make police fleets greener by offering incentives to local law enforcement.

The Brutus V9 is clearly a great cruiser. Unfortunately, this also makes it quite one-dimensional. The bike weighs a whopping 780 pounds, which makes it very difficult to lug around in busy commuter traffic.

This bike is clearly a brute. And if that’s your thing, you could do a lot worse. However, similar to the J1.200, consider what you would use it for. 

Zero SR/S

Driver walking to his Black Zero SR/S Motorcycle
Zero SR/S, Photo from Zero

Zero’s SR/S is considered an easy sidestep from a gas guzzler to an electric motorcycle. Furthermore, it’s sleek design makes it a must for this list of futuristic motorcycles.

The SR/S is an upgrade from the SR/F. Similar to its sibling, the SR/S features the Cypher III, Zero’s operating system (OS). Working alongside the mobile app, Zero’s OS is able to communicate ride information, customize bike performance and get real-time charge estimations. While a great start, there isn’t a focus on relaying real-time information that encourages safe motorcycle riding.

Despite this drawback, the Zero SR/S also offers pretty solid numbers across the board:

  • 124 mph top speed
  • 140 ft-lb torque 
  • 161-mile range

While these are a little shy of the numbers offered by Damon’s HyperSport, the Zero SR/S numbers are those of a pretty well-rounded bike that can be used for a variety of different rides. 

Futuristic Motorcycles Comparison Chart
Futuristic Motorcycles Comparison Chart

Other Futuristic Motorcycles For Sale

Besides the HyperSport HS, we have several other members of the HyperSport family that are available to reserve. These include:

  • HyperSport Premier – The Premier takes the HyperSport HS to the next level. This custom futuristic motorcycle is a limited edition build of the HS. It’s uniquely fashioned with top end motorcycle components, sharp dynamics, and a jaw-dropping design.
  • HyperSport SX – The SX has high speeds of 155 mph, and allows you to carve through the freeway in record time. What’s more, it’s fully kitted out with all of Damon’s industry disrupting motorcycle technology and can be yours for only $286/month*.
  • HyperSport SE – Back to the Future? More like Back to the Commuter. The SE is a futuristic bike that will transform your journey to the office. The SE is the ultimate sport commuter and is ideal for stop-start city traffic. 

Whatever kind of rider you are, there’s a HyperSport for you.

3D Render of the HyperSport Damon Models HS, SX, SE, and Premier.
Damon HyperSport Family

The Future Is Now!

The motorcycle of the future is here today.

An all-electric, futuristic motorcycle that can offer minimal maintenance, maximum rider safety, and a futuristic motorcycle design is no longer science fiction but truly a reality.

Whether you’re looking for a touring motorcycle, an inner-city commuter, or a little bit of everything, Damon has a HyperSport uniquely suited to your riding needs.