Battery-powered Killacycle set to be fastest bike ever

Already holding the record as the fastest ever two or four-wheeled electric-powered drag racer, the KillaCycle is now being aimed at the outright drag bike record.

To take the electric record, ther machine completed an 8.168s quarter-mile at 155.74mph, but the American engineeer behind the project, Bill Dube, is confident they can chalenge the outright record of 5.88 seconds at 243mph.

Watch the bike in action in this video and we speak to Bill Dube about the technical requirements for the recrod attempt in MCN, May 23, 2007.

Ben Purvis

By Ben Purvis