Maarten Timmer VertiGO Electric Bike 1

It’s a near fact that electric motorcycles can’t be as powerful and as cheap as their gas burning counterparts, but at least they can look hot, right? At least that’s what Delft design graduate Maarteen Timmer has been trying to do with his latest VertiGO, a rubber burning electric bike. AlthoughVertiGO looks like a classic superbike, the slightly futuristic design is anything but regular, yet totally realizable. With a faux tank for the biker to rest his knees on, an electric engine, batteries and a suspended seat, the VertiGO has what it takes to get stuck into our hearts — only if someone would take it to the production lines … [via HFLM]