Husqvarna EE-5 motocross electric

The EE-5 electric model by Husqvarna markes a big moment in their 117 years of history.

Husqvarna EE-5 Image by Husqvarna

Husqvarna has announced their EE-5 model back in mid 2019, The EE-5 has the potential to put them in line with other all electric manufacturers when they feel time is right. We would love to see more models from Husqvarna, and it seems that that will be the case for the years to come – but we’ll cover that on other news stories.

The EE-5 is a comparable version of a 50cc dirt bike, and it performs just as great with handling, suspensions and let’s not forget – it’s an all electric. Being that Husqvarna are quite famous for their 2 stroke engines, throughout their site, the comparison is evident to those 50cc 2 stroke models.

“The EE 5 produces a peak power output of 5 kW – much the same as its 2-stroke counterpart.” Husqvarna.

Husqvarna EE-5 Image by Husqvarna

The EE-5 is quipped with a 48 V electric motor, pushing an equivalent of 6.7 hp, or just about 1kWh. That’s a thrust of 13.8Nm of torque. That would only last you for about 45 minutes of extreme riding in rough terrain, or about a two hours of ride for beginners. It may not sound like much, but it is still a motocross bike for fun rides in trails and dirt paths, which it functions very well on.

Charge time will only take 45 minutes to reach 80% or 70 minutes for full battery, and you can head right on back to the track. It stays loyal to the traditional designs from Husqvarna, with central tube frames, fiberglass-reinforced plastic sub frame,

Charge time will only take 45 minutes to reach 80% or 70 minutes for full battery, and you can head right on back to the track. It stays loyal to the traditional designs from Husqvarna, with central tube frames, fiberglass-reinforced plastic sub frame and many other features riders are used to seeing from Husqvarna.

Front suspension Air-adjustable WP Xact 35 inverted air fork (8.1 inches), and Rear suspension Linkage-free fully adjustable WP Xact shock (7.3 inches) provide great stability and a good suspension feel to the bike. It’s a lightweight coming in at 89 pounds (40 kg) and adjustable seat height of 26.9 – 25.7 inches.

Technical specification:

Engine

  • Rated output 2 kW / 3,200 rpm
  • Torque 13.8 Nm
  • Battery capacity 21 Ah
  • Charger line voltage 80-240 V/50-60 Hz
  • Charging input Quick charging 5 A @ 230 V (AC)
  • Charging power 900 W
  • Charging time 100 % 70 min.
  • Charging time 80 % 45 min.
  • Cooling Air cooled
  • Electric motor 48 V – BLDC motor with outer rotor
  • 6000 rpm
  • Max. power 5 kW / 3,900 rpm

Chassis

  • Front brake disc diameter 160 mm
  • Rear brake disc diameter 160 mm
  • Front brake Disc brake
  • Rear brake Disc brake
  • Chain 1/2 x 3/16″
  • Frame design Chrome-molybdenum steel central-tube frame
  • Front suspension XACT 35 Ø 35 mm , WP Upside-Down fork
  • Ground clearance 252 mm
  • Rear suspension XACT WP PDS mono shock
  • Seat height 665 mm
  • Steering head angle 66 °
  • Suspension travel (front) 205 mm
  • Suspension travel (rear) 185 mm
Husqvarna EE-5 Image by Husqvarna

Via: Husqvarna

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