Russian gun manufacturer Kalashnikov, most famous for its AK-47 assault rife, is continuing its work in the electric motorcycle field.

Kalashnikov’s subsidiary Izh introduced a pair of electric adventure bikes in the motherland last year, and has just introduced a pure electric cafe racer concept.

And, as a surprise to some, it doesn’t look half bad.

With the typical cafe racer themes, like low-mounted clip-on handlebars, a short seat and rear subframe, spoked wheels and matte paint, it certainly looks the part.

More importantly though, it features a lithium-ion battery and electric motor to produce 50kW and offer a riding range of roughly 96 kilometres.

As expected, there are no plans for the bike to arrive in Australia.

The electric system offers approximately 96 kilometres of range.
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