We first caught up with Ottobike on the 2018 EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show the place the staff confirmed us their electric motorcycle choices. This yr we met with the staff once more to see their new fashions, together with the new new Ottobike MXR electrical dust bike.
This yr, Ottobike’s EICMA sales space was even bigger and extra spectacular than final yr’s.
And as a particular deal with, this yr the staff confirmed us their new Ottobike MXR electrical dust bike, which can rival among the newest offerings from Sur Ron and others.
Ottobike MXR electrical dust bike specs
The Ottobike MXR sports activities an 11 kW steady rated mid-drive motor that shares a liquid cooling system with the digital pace controller. The height energy of the motor is definitely even increased, although Ottobike hasn’t shared these figures but.
The motor provides a most torque of 45 Nm (33 lb-ft) measured on the motor shaft. It powers the rear wheel through chain drive as much as 120 km/h (75 mph).
That’s a variety of energy for a motorcycle that solely weighs 100 kg (220 lb). For perspective, the Sur Ron Storm Bee weighs nearer to 120 kg (265 lb).
The non-removable battery has a capability of practically 5 kWh and the MXR even contains an on-board 1.2 kW battery charger. The corporate charges the Ottobike MXR’s charging time as 2.25 hours for a 20-80% cost, which suggests nearer to three.5-4 hours for a virtually full cost.
The Ottobike MXR’s LCD dashboard seems extra like one thing you’d discover in an electrical automotive than on an electrical dust bike. Ottobike developed the customized show utilizing Android OS to permit riders to view GPS instructions, stay maps and see incoming calls, amongst different options.
The Ottobike MXR is slated to start manufacturing in Q2 of this yr with an preliminary rollout in Europe.
A brand new class of electrical dust bikes
The Ottobike MXR is one in all many in an rising discipline of electrical dust bikes. After the untimely demise of Alta Motors last year, quite a lot of new electrical dust bikes have begun making waves within the trade.
The Zero FX supermoto has additionally been a favourite amongst these searching for a light-weight off-road electrical motorbike.
Electrical dust bikes are even popping up within the product strains of firms you won’t count on. Segway lately unveiled its own pair of electric dirt bikes at the SEMA 2019 show. As the bulk proprietor of Sur Ron, Segway’s electrical dust bikes are primarily based on the Gentle Bee design.
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