A new TRON movie is coming soon, but for those who’ve always wanted a Light Cycle after seeing them in the original over 30-years ago, now is your chance. This real-life recreation is powered by a 96-volt, direct-drive motor paired with lithium batteries and a computer-controlled throttle. Aesthetics wise, it comes complete with the iconic blue lights, ultra wide tires, and hubless wheels. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and the auction page.
“So how did they manage to do away with any chains, belts or driveshafts? Franco Sbarro achieved this engineering feat by using an internal electric motor to power the 2-wheeler. The bike also features spring-preload front suspension and rigid rear suspension, along with front and rear hydraulic brakes. The 2011 custom electric motorcycle has no reserve, and is expected to fetch around $40,000 when it hits the auction block on Saturday, May 2nd,” says Hi Consumption. Auction page.