Electric OC Chopper Rocks My World


Why does the Seimens Smart Chopper put a smile on my face? I’m a sucker for great design along with eco-friendly functionality.

The Seimens Smart Chopper is the first custom electric motorcycle designed and created by the infamous Orange County Choppers. The Smart Chopper features a 27 HP electric motor, has a max speed of 100 mph, and can go 60 miles before needing 5 hours to recharge again.

"We wanted to build this unique chopper to raise environmental awareness and reflect what the 69,000 employees of Siemens USA are doing to help America stay on the cutting edge of tomorrow's green economy. Siemens is already very much a part of the fabric of America, and our portfolio is one of the greenest in the business. Green is not marketing hype for us; it is in our DNA." -Daryl Dulaney, President & CEO of Siemens Building Technologies


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