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KTM electric motorcycle, all about Freeride E


The electric motorcycles, also called electric bike, have created a dipole between lovers of off road and freestyle evolutions: on the one hand there are those who appreciate the handling and promptness of electric traction, and on the other hand there are those who consider the electric motorcyclescharacterless and unreliable. ThereKTM electric motorcycleis trying to unite the two groups of audience and on the web there are videos, road tests and sensational photos.

ThereKTM electric motorcycle, theFreeride E, electrified sister of the 300 cc thermal engine, is talked about and seems to have become among thefreestyle bikepreferred by stuntman Ronnie Renner.

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Ronnie is certainly not a rookie, he has made some of the highest jumps in the world on a dirt bike, and seems to be honest when he says he prefersKTM Freeride E electric motorcycleto his most trusted 250F motocross bike which he had specifically requested to ride the alpine route known as the X-Bowl Arena. In the end, in the Alps that surround Salzburg he preferred to ride theKtm electric bike Freeride E.

If theKTM electric motorcycleit is as handsome as those who have already had the good fortune to test it say… why do you expect so long for mass production? Perhaps the answer lies in the battery pack!

LOOK THE PHOTOS OF THE KTM FREERIDE E ELECTRIC BIKE

When it comes to theKTM Freeride E electric motorcyclethere are two main doubts: when can it be purchased? Thatpricewill have? Thepriceof the Freeride E KTM electric motorcycleit should not exceed 10 thousand euros but there is no official data. As for its release, it appears that theKTMis taking a few steps back… maybe it needs more time to improve the battery pack or, more likely, it expects a greater maturity of the zero-emissions market.

Meanwhile, his plans for the launch of theelectric scooterE-Speed ​​than with theKTM Freeride Eshares some of the mechanics. The E-Speed ​​electric scooter has its roots in the electrical components and road tests of theFreeride electric motorcycle E: "After the positive feedback following the Tokyo show, we decided to transfer the development results of the Freeride E into a road model. The E-Speed ​​is our interpretation of a zero-emission two-wheeler for city use, without compromising on KTM's typical design and spirit. "

LOOK THE PHOTOS OF THE KTM FREERIDE E ELECTRIC BIKE

KTM electric bike Freeride E- features
Whilepriceand output are still uncertain, with 42 Nm of torque, peak power of up to 22 kW (30 PS) and uninterrupted acceleration, the Freeride E it's a sports bike just like other KTMs. After the technical details, an interesting video test of theFreeride AND KTM.

  • Electric motor: Permanent magnet synchronous motor with disc rotor
  • Rated power: 7.5 kW (10.2 PS)
  • Peak power: 22 kW (30 PS)
  • Traction battery: Li-Ion (easily removable)
  • Rated voltage: 300V
  • Charging time: 1.5 h
  • Frame Perimeter frame monocoque in steel-aluminum
  • Frame fairing High strength polyamide / ABS plastic
  • Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS shock absorber
  • 250 mm front travel
  • 260 mm rear travel
  • 5/8 x 1/4 ″ chain
  • 67 ° steering head angle
  • Wheelbase of 1,418 ± 10 mm
  • Free height without load 340 mm
  • Saddle height without load 910 mm
  • Weight without fuel approx. 95 kg

Video: First Ride on 2020 KTM Freeride E-XC Electric Motorcycle (October 2020).