Husqvarna’s Electrical Scooter ‘E-01’ Will Arrive In 2021
A number of days in the past, we reported about Husqvarna’s upcoming electrical bike named E-Pilen which is able to see the sunshine of the day someday in 2022. However in case you check out the present electrical mobility state of affairs in India, electrical scooters are present in larger numbers as in comparison with electrical bikes. That brings us to E-01, the upcoming electrical scooter from Husqvarna which is able to develop into a factor of actuality even earlier than the E-Pilen. In line with the leaked paperwork, the E-01 will get launched in 2021.
The leaked doc which was an excerpt of a presentation, additionally had an idea picture of the upcoming electrical scooter and had some juicy particulars as properly. Though there isn’t any official phrase relating to it, it will be secure to imagine that it is going to be based mostly on Bajaj Chetak electrical scooter’s platform.
This Husqvarna e-scooter is more likely to be powered by a 4kW electrical motor. It’s the identical platform that the Bajaj Chetak is constructed on. However count on the Husqvarna to come back with higher efficiency and using vary. The report states that Husqvarna is engaged on a typical EV platform that can be capable to accommodate motors ranging between 4kW and 10kW. the Husqvarna E-01 is almost certainly to borrow the Bajaj Chetak’s 4 kW / 16 Nm electrical motor and 4.08 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. Husqvarna might decide to supply a better capability battery pack for an elevated vary. The Chetak has a claimed vary of 95 kms. Prime pace is slightly over 60 kmph.
Speaking concerning the design, the e-scooter does look fairly futuristic with its edgy strains and minimalistic design. There’s a good-looking silver color scheme with hints of neon inexperienced. The cut up seats will even be a singular ingredient on a scooter in India. The identify E-01 is clearly seen on the facet, however it’s slightly too early to know if this identify will make it to manufacturing or if it’s simply an inside code.
The Pierer Mobility report states that this upcoming Husqvarna electrical scooter goes to be manufactured by Bajaj at Chakan. It may additionally share the identical showroom area with Bajaj Chetak, similar to Vitpilen and Svartpilen 250 do with the KTMs. This route will assist each the manufacturers save on operational prices but in addition make full use of the showroom area.
In an investor’s presentation held in the direction of the top of August 2020, Pierer mobility, the father or mother firm of KTM, Husqvarna, and GasGas bikes confirmed off a spread of electrically powered two-wheelers beneath the ‘Efficiency and City E-Mobility’ part. Aside from the e-bikes, the presentation additionally showcased an electrical Husqvarna-branded bike, with a transparent timeframe of its manufacturing actuality! It seems like this inexperienced bike might be made out there in 4kW and 10kW variants.
With such energy output, count on this Husqvarna to compete within the entry-level EV section. The E-Pilen might be going to be the primary electrical streetbike from the corporate. If E-Pilen makes it to manufacturing, we are able to’t assist however take into consideration a future the place we are going to get to see KTM E-Dukes as properly! The E-Pilen will even boast a modular battery system, although it’s unclear whether or not the batteries might be swappable, or provide a selection of capacities geared toward growing vary or output.