The company receives gold in the Consumer Solutions category in the Sports and Recreation category
VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Damon Motors today announced that its flagship HyperSport motorcycle has received the Edison Award for Best New Product 2022. The HyperSport received Gold in the Consumer Solutions category – Sports and leisures. Damon was selected as a finalist from hundreds of nominations worldwide and then underwent an additional review and voting process by some of the world’s top business leaders, academics and innovation professionals to receive his final Gold ranking.
“At Damon, we continue to innovate and push the boundaries of what’s possible on two wheels,” said Jay Giraud, co-founder and CEO of Damon Motors. “It’s an incredible honor to receive this Edison Award for our HyperSport superbike and our continued mission to make motorcycling safer, smarter and cleaner.”
The Damon HyperSport is the smartest and safest all-electric sport bike in the industry. It delivers well over 200hp and 200nm of torque delivered at zero revs, a top speed of 200mph and a range of over 200 miles per charge. The HyperSport offers exclusive features not found on any other motorcycle, including the CoPilot™ advanced warning system; Shift™, which transforms the driving position between sport and shuttle modes at the touch of a button; and HyperDrive™, the world’s first all-electric multivariate powertrain platform. The HyperSport delivers unparalleled safety, comfort and performance with breakthrough technology and features with the goal 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 and COO of Damon Motors. “Our entire team has worked tirelessly to deliver a superbike that will turn heads and keep riders safe and won’t harm the planet. This Edison Award is a testament to the innovative spirit of the team that will drive our business into the future.
The Edison Awards are an annual competition recognizing excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. The competition is open to innovative organizations worldwide. The awards are named after Thomas Edison, whose extraordinary methods of developing new products and markets earned him 1,093 US patents and made him a household name around 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 2020 CES Digital Trends Top Tech 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. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is leading the future of motorcycling with never-before-seen technologies. Starting with HyperSport, Damon reinvented the relationship between bike and rider, bridging the divide to make it one. Anchored by its exclusive electric powertrain, HyperDrive™, the company has stunned the motorcycling world with blazing speed, fierce design and epic new technologies like CoPilot™ and Shift™ that make motorcycling smarter, safer and more cleaner. Damon continues to push boundaries to create global impact and change the perception of mobility and safety.
For more information on how Damon technology is setting the new industry standard, please visit damon.com.
Donna Loughlin Michaels