F1 legend Mika Häkkinen has designed the signature model of a new electric superbike in collaboration with Verge Motorcycles.
Mika Häkkinen and Verge Motorcycles teamed up at the beginning of the year, when Häkkinen was appointed to the company’s Advisory Board. Häkkinen is also one of the investors in Verge Motorcycles.
Only 100 models of the luxury superbike will be produced. With a range of 350 kilometres and a fast-charging time of just 35 minutes, the model will be most powerful and advanced electric superbike on the market, according to Verge.
The bike features carbon fibre fairings and a unique ceramic surface treatment that protects against scratches. Full black shock absorbers and details combined with dark grey and silver surface elements complete the look.
Mika Häkkinen said: “I know from experience what it takes to develop a vehicle that embodies speed, precision and elegance. I wanted to design the bike right down to the smallest detail rather than just picking the colour. Each bike is numbered and features an exclusive signature. This electric superbike represents the future of riding and is a testament to a life lived to the fullest!”
“We are extremely proud to have F1 legend Mika Häkkinen design the signature model. He is one of the greatest drivers of all time, and breaking boundaries and enjoying the thrill of speed is something that we very much share in common,” added Tuomo Lehtimäki, CEO of Verge Motorcycles.
The unique superbike designed by Mika Häkkinen is available for purchase as of today via the Verge Motorcycles online store in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Finland, Estonia and Monaco. It can also be purchased from the new Verge Motorcycles flagship store in Monaco, which will open in connection with the Monaco GP and is also the electric superbike manufacturer’s first physical shop and showroom. The retail price of the bike without taxes is 80,000 euros.