FAQs

What driving license is required in order to drive the Volta BCN?

Volta BCN has 11Kw nominal power. The driver must have A1 or B driving license. It is an ideal motorbike for those who are just taking their first steps in the two-wheel world and the perfect vehicle for the first two years of driving experience (A2). As it is equivalent to a 125cc, certain countries may allow it to be driven with car driving license type (B).

What is the gas motorbike displacement capacity equivalent to the Volta BCN?

The Volta BCN has 25Kw (35Hp) peak power, which equivalent to a 250-to-400 cm3 gas motorcycle. On the other hand, the nominal power is 11Kw (15Hp), requiring the A1/B driving license.

Where and when can I buy it?

The first units will be released for sale in June 2015. The points of sale will be announced shortly on the website. Please register to find out further information

Is there a waiting list?

A pre-order list is open on the website from October 2015. Please register to find out further information

What is the price and what financial aid is available?

The price of the motorbike will vary somewhat from country to country. The final price for the Spanish market starts from €7,995 without public subsidies. Financial aid will also depend on each country.

How and where is it charged?

The motorbike can be charged by means of a 220-V household socket or at any public charging point. A complete charge takes just two hours. The motorbike comes with a charger and a 2-meter cable with a shucko connector.

What is the range per charge for the Volta BCN?

Each charge gives the bike a range of up to 70 kilometres. Nevertheless, driving style, geography, acceleration and passengers in the vehicle must all be taken into account, as they reduce the range of the motorbike considerably.

How much does a recharge cost?

Approximately €0.45 per charge, but this will depend on the country.

What is the lifespan of the battery?

The battery can be charged and completely discharged up to 2,000 times, which is the equivalent of 5 years of use or a mileage of up to 750,000 kilometres. It is worth mentioning that at such point, the battery still retains 80 % of its original capacity.

What type of battery comes with the Volta BCN?

The Volta comes with a 3Kwh battery Lithium-polymer cells. The lifespan of the pack is higher than 2,000 full charges, with the battery still retaining 80 % of its original capacity at this point.

How long does it take to recharge the battery?

A full charge takes 2 hours.

Does the motorbike have a regenerative brake system?

At this time it does not.

What maintenance does the Volta BCN require?

The Volta only requires preventative maintenance and the monitoring of wear-and tear of parts, such as the tyres, brake pads, brake fluid, etc.