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The 614-AvA speeder bike, also known as the Lothal Speeder Bike, was an Imperial Military speeder bike model manufactured by Aratech Repulsor Company. The Galactic Empire utilized the vehicle most notably during its occupation of Lothal.

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Ezra Bridger customized a 614-AvA speeder bike for his own use.

Aratech's 614-AvA is a small, fast, lightweight speeder bike used by the Imperial Military. Designed initially as a portable, modular scout vehicle usually packed into a larger vehicle like a walker or a landspeeder, the 614-AvA is more akin to a swoop than to a full-fledged speeder bike. It consisted of little more than a combination repulsor drive-thruster pack, a control pod, and a set of variable-geometry control surfaces mounted to a pair of stout frame rails. The rails are telescopic, which allows the speeder bike to collapse to roughly a third of its full size with no need for tools. With the push of a button, the 614-AvA collapses to a cube about a meter square; this feature allowed the 614-AvA to be easily shipped in bulk.[2][3]

The Imperial Army ordered tens of thousands of 614-AvAs for use by reconnaissance and military police units. For military use, the speeder bikes have some improvements, such as frame reinforcements, more powerful drive-thrusters, and a pair of light blaster cannons.[3]

Overall, the 614 has proven quite successful in Imperial service and has gained a reputation among its pilots as reliable, easy to work on, and easy to live with.[3]

HistoryEdit

This militarized Imperial speeder bike model was used by Imperial combat drivers for rapid transit.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

The design of this speeder bike model was developed from an early illustration by concept artist Joe Johnston in 1979.[2] The length of this vehicle is listed as 3.98 meters in the young reader's book Star Wars Rebels: Head to Head, while the official StarWars.com Databank lists the length as 4.4 meters.

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