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Three Emirati friends have designed and built the UAE’s first electric desert bike. The Saluki, designed by university friends Fahad Hareb, Saoud Khoory and Ali Al Madani, can be fitted with extra wide tyres that allow them to traverse the sandy terrain in the desert. On the roads, the bikes are capable of reaching speeds up to 93kph, with a range of 80 kilometres. Speaking to The National newspaper, Fahad Hareb said the silent motor makes the bikes ideal for seeing wildlife on desert treks. The Saluki, named after the breed of dog found in desert regions, is one of...

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