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Triumph TE-1

The project brief

The brief

Williams Advanced Engineering and Triumph Motorcycles worked together, along with other partners, backed by UK government, on future electric motorcycle development. Project TE-1 represents a ground-breaking collaboration between Triumph Motorcycles and the UK’s electrification experts Williams Advanced Engineering who are bringing its expertise in battery pack and vehicle control module (VCM) design to the bike.

The work

  • Streamlining the JCB Fastrac bodywork by the development of a Front Splitter, Belly Plate, and Rear Diffuser
  • Aerodynamic Development involving over 65 CFD Runs
  • Cooling System Analysis

High Performance

  • Bench testing the battery has achieved 170kW peak power, delivering 130kW peak and 90kW continuous power to the motor.
  • 15kWh capacity, exceeding any current technology in power and energy density.

Lightweight

  • Delivered using WAE’s industry-leading lightweight battery design and integration capability.
  • A new and bespoke vehicle control unit has been integrated into the battery pack to minimise weight and packaging.

Rapid Charge

  • The 360V system uses WAE’s cutting-edge battery management system and vehicle control unit technology.

 Long Range

  • Market leading cooling systems, alongside the optimum balance of power and energy, means TE-1 gives the rider more electric power for longer and delivers outstanding performance regardless of battery charge.

The outcome

High performance – 1790KW

Lightweight – 220KG

Rapid Charge – 0-80% CHARGE 20 MINUTES

Long Range – 193KM

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