Lightning Introduces OEM Carbon Swingarm

SAN CARLOS, CA – May 16, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Technology rarely found outside of a GP paddock is now available on Lightning’s production motorcycles.

“Our mission is to make leading edge technology accessible to our customers”, said Richard Hatfield, Lightning CEO. ” We believe that carbon components are an excellent method to reduce weight while improving the strength. The Lightning team is very excited to introduce our OEM Carbon Swingarms to our customers.”


The Lighting team continues pushing the technology envelope to increase performance.

“The Quail event is incredible. Gordon McCall’s Quail Gathering provides Lightning an unparalleled opportunity to meet with the most knowledgeable and passionate motorcycle enthusiasts in the world. This is the best places to introduce new technology and get customer’s feedback,” said Richard Hatfield, CEO of Lightning Motorcycle.


Lightning now adds carbon swingarms to the LS-218 upgrade options in our ordering process. Visit to find out more information and reserve your own Lightning LS-218 today. Follow Lightning on facebook or twitter to learn the up to date developments and announcements.

About Lightning Motorcycles

Lightning Motorcycle has been involved in researching and manufacturing electric two wheeled transportations (E2W) since 2006. Lightning builds the fastest production motorcycle in the world, has won many road racing competitions and set several world speed records. Lightning’s solutions have been used in various applications, from fuel cell hybrid electric buses, hybrid cars, electric motorcycles, electric ATV, electric yard trucks for ferrying shipping containers, professional ocean racing yachts and many other areas. Our mission is to build electric 2 wheel transportation (E2W) that has superior efficiency, performance, and affordability than current gasoline alternatives.

Contact: Jojo Hatfield



1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Lightning Introduces OEM Carbon Swingarm – Motorsport 365

Comments are closed.