Company Awarded Gold in Consumer Solutions—Sports and Recreation Category
VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Damon Motors today announced its flagship HyperSport motorcycle has received a 2022 Edison Best New Product Award. The HyperSport was awarded Gold in the Consumer Solutions—Sports and Recreation category. Damon was selected as a finalist from hundreds of nominations globally and then underwent an additional review and voting process from some of the world’s top senior business executives, academics and innovation professionals to receive its final Gold ranking.
“At Damon, we continue to innovate and push the boundaries of what is possible on two wheels,” said Jay Giraud, co-founder & CEO, Damon Motors. “It’s an incredible honor to receive this Edison Award for our HyperSport superbike and our ongoing mission to make motorcycling safer, smarter and cleaner.”
The Damon HyperSport is the industry’s smartest, safest all-electric sportbike. It boasts well over 200hp and 200nm of torque delivered at zero rpm, a top speed of 200 mph, and a range of more than 200 highway miles per charge. The HyperSport offers exclusive features not found on any other motorcycle including CoPilot™ advanced warning system; Shift™, which transforms the riding position between sport and commuter modes with the push of a button; and HyperDrive™, the world’s first 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain platform. The HyperSport offers unparalleled safety, comfort, and performance with groundbreaking technology and features with the goals of reducing incidents worldwide and accelerating a clean energy future.
“The Damon HyperSport is proof that a motorcycle can have both style and substance,” said Dom Kwong, co-founder & COO, Damon Motors. “Our entire team has worked tirelessly to deliver a head-turning superbike that will keep riders safer and not hurt the planet. This Edison Award is testament to the team’s spirit of innovation that will drive our company into the future.”
The Edison Awards is an annual competition honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. The competition is open to innovative organizations across the globe. The awards are named after Thomas Edison, whose extraordinary new product and market development methods garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name across the world.
The 2022 Edison Best New Product Award is the latest recognition for the HyperSport motorcycle. The company has received several accolades including a Best in Innovation CES Innovation Award, a 2021 GOOD DESIGN® Award, a Digital Trends Top Tech 2020 CES Award, a 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America finalist award for CleanTech, a 2020 Popular Science Best of What’s New Award, and a Robb Report “Best of the Best” award for motorcycle innovation.
To learn more about Damon Motors, visit damon.com.
About Damon Motors
Damon Motors is a global technology leader disrupting urban mobility. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is leading the future of motorcycling with never-before-seen technologies. Starting with the HyperSport, Damon has reimagined the relationship between bike and rider—erasing the divide to make them one. Anchored by its proprietary electric powertrain, HyperDrive™, the company has stunned the motorcycling world by delivering earth-scorching speed, ferocious design, and epic new technologies like CoPilot™ and Shift™ that make motorcycling smarter, safer and cleaner. Damon continues to push limits to create a global impact and shift the perception of mobility and safety.
For more information on how Damon technology is defining the new industry standard, please visit damon.com.
Donna Loughlin Michaels