New display features over 25 unique custom electric motorcycles guest curated by Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation Co-Founder Paul d’Orleans
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Damon Motors today announced it will showcase its innovation as part of Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Electric Revolutionaries” exhibit in Los Angeles, California. The exhibit is “an exclusive look at the groundbreaking creations of the visionaries at the forefront of the ever-expanding electric motorcycle industry.” As part of the exhibit, Damon’s award-winning HyperDrive, the world’s first monocoque-constructed, 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain optimized for maximum performance, design and safety, will be on display for the show’s year-long run. Additionally, Damon’s flagship HyperSport and HyperFighter motorcycles will be featured opening night, April 14, 2022. The “Electric Revolutionaries” exhibit features over 25 unique custom electric motorcycles guest curated by Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation Co-Founder Paul d’Orleans.
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Damon Motors to Showcase HyperDrive and HyperSport EV Platforms at Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Electric Revolutionaries” Exhibit in Los Angeles (Graphic: Business Wire)
“The ‘Electric Revolutionaries’ exhibit features some of the most innovative electric motorcycles ever created,” said Jay Giraud, co-founder & CEO, Damon Motors. “We’re honored to be included in this cutting-edge exhibit and to be recognized as a leader in the future of electric transportation.”
The Damon HyperSport sets a new standard in electric motorcycles, delivering groundbreaking technology, unparalleled safety and zero tailpipe emissions. Proprietary features in addition to the HyperDrive include the CoPilot™ advanced warning system and Shift™, which transforms the riding position between sport and commuter modes while in motion. The Damon HyperFighter is an electrifying streetfighter model and Damon’s second motorcycle built upon the HyperDrive platform. Damon’s HyperDrive, HyperSport and HyperFighter will be showcased alongside other groundbreaking motorcycles including KillaJoule, Solar Scooter, The One, NOMOTO, RONTU, and XP Zero, among others.
“We’re super excited to include a Damon HyperDrive monocoque power core alongside their HyperFighter and HyperSport models,” said Paul d’Orleans. “The HyperDrive is a perfect example of the radical thinking necessary to revolutionize mobility for a new era; a rider might only notice the amazing performance of a Damon, but it’s the thinking behind the motorcycles that makes Damon unique.”
The Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Electric Revolutionaries” exhibit, held in the Richard Varner Family Gallery, opens to the public on April 14, 2022. As part of the opening night festivities, Damon Motors CTO Derek Dorresteyn will take part in a special panel led by d’Orleans. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.Petersen.org.
About Damon Motors
Damon Motors is a global technology leader disrupting urban mobility. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is leading the future of motorcycling with never-before-seen technologies. Starting with the HyperSport, Damon has reimagined the relationship between bike and rider—erasing the divide to make them one. Anchored by its proprietary electric powertrain, HyperDrive™, the company has stunned the motorcycling world by delivering earth-scorching speed, ferocious design, and epic new technologies like CoPilot™ and Shift™ that make motorcycling smarter, safer and cleaner. Damon continues to push limits to create a global impact and shift the perception of mobility and safety.
For more information on how Damon technology is defining the new industry standard, please visit damon.com.
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Donna Loughlin Michaels