Husqvarna EE 5 electric mini-bike is ready for motocross. With competition from the 50cc fuel-powered motorcycle segment, EE 5 electric bike returns 5 kW. Husqvarna EE 5 electric is the company’s first electric offering. It’s designed so young riders can experience an electric and ergonomic ride.
EE 5 offers youngsters a fun learning platform, which is for competition. Ride height is easy to adjust to keep up with a young rider in their growing years. Husqvarna EE 5 electric delivers two hours of riding for beginners, and 25 minutes for serious racers. The charger supplied takes all of 70 minutes for full charge, and makes for quick charging.
With latest suspension technology, Husqvarna EE 5 is fitted with 35 mm WP XACT forks, combined with a fully-adjustable WP rear shock. Running on a 907 lithium-ion battery, EE 5’s damping characteristics are noteworthy. Built on a high-strength chromoly frame, Husqvarna EE 5 electric relies on hydraulically operated brakes.
Its riding ability relies on lightweight wheels, and tapered NEKEN handlebars. With 6 different ride modes that are easy to select, and a high-end chassis with race proven tech, EE 5 is a viable offering. Shocks make for advanced performance, and control. Husqvarna is making available a range of accessories for EE 5 electric to enhance performance, and increase protection.
Husqvarna EE 5 is available for sale globally from July 2019. In North America, EE 5 will be available from Autumn 2019.The competition bike wears graphics that are neat and fun, while being sporty. Being designed for young riders makes it a fun to look at bike along with being fun to ride.
As a brand, Husqvarna though known for its Indian association in current years is still a much awaited brand in this part of the world. So, the company rightly says, Husqvarna EE 5 electric mini-bike ‘availability may vary from country to country’. As H2 2019 approaches, the wait for Husqvarna India to becomes operational becomes real.
KTM-owned Husqvarna 401 series street motorcycles are to launch in India in 2019. Initial focus is directed at Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 (Swedish for white arrow) and Svartpilen 401 (black arrow). The vehicles have been spied testing close to the Bajaj Auto’s Chakan plant where KTM bikes too are made. Husqvarna bikes too will begin their Indian journey here.