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2011-08-23 09:49:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightning Motorcycle has set a new land speed record by becoming the first electric motorcycle manufacturer to exceed 200 mph during the Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week, Aug. 13-19, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110823/CL56316 ) The production Lightning Electric SuperBike achieved an average speed of 215.960 mph with a best speed of 218.637 mph - more than 40 miles-per-hour faster than the previous record of 173...