Mobility

Form(ula) & function: Sophia Flörsch and NOVUS

What connects the world of motor racing with urban mobility on two wheels? Lightweight construction, functionality and performance. This can be experienced in the E-Lightbike from the Mobilty start-up NOVUS. And Formula 3 driver Sophia Flörsch is now also stepping on the gas on two wheels as an ambassador for the young brand.

  • Text
    Alfred Rzyski
  • Photos
    Novus

Rethinking things and overcoming familiar patterns - this is currently more important than ever. In short: disruption. Ideally, you don't limit yourself to just one area of life, but think holistically. Just like the mobility start-up NOVUS. The name says it all: they are developing the urban light bike of the future, characterised by pioneering design. Everything rethought. The advisory board now includes the young racing driver Sophia Flörsch. Fits. Not because she is usually on four wheels. But precisely because of that.

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NOVUS. The name says it all: they are developing the urban light bike of the future, characterised by pioneering design. Everything rethought.

"I've never been as enthusiastic about motorbikes as I am about cars, especially racing cars. But it was different with NOVUS. NOVUS is something new for me," explains the 23-year-old from Munich. "It no longer feels like a motorbike just for men, but more like an 'iPhone on two wheels', like a vehicle from the future, and super cool at that!"

Technically, the urban and luxurious light bike is based on a full carbon monocoque frame inspired by Formula 1. The Formula 3 racer is no stranger to the powerful performance - up to 400 Nm of torque - of the wheel hub motor positioned on the rear wheel. She also fits perfectly into the NOVUS team in terms of mindset and goals. Because just as the start-up wants to energise the world of mobility on two wheels, Flörsch is working on charging motorsport with women's power.

Because:  "Boundaries are there to be overcome."

More information: 

→ novusbike.com

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