Following its entry into the ebike house with the i really like sequence this time final yr, Italian motorbike marque MV Agusta is tapping into Dakar nostalgia for the launch of Fortunate Explorer Challenge ebikes geared toward pedal-assist enduro and gravel riders.
MV Agusta first opted to revamp “the eagerness, the feelings, the values, the type, the gestures of males and bikes who made the historical past of racing within the desert and off highway” at EICMA 2021 in Milan with the launch of the 5.5 and 9.5 Fortunate Explorer motorbike ideas.
And now the challenge continues with a pair of ebikes carrying Fortunate Explorer livery in honor of the Cagiva Elefant V-twin 900 which introduced dwelling two grueling Dakar desert rally wins within the early Nineties by the hands of Edi Orioli.
The corporate says that the E-Enduro mannequin “represents the synthesis of a tireless design and improvement work with the imaginative and prescient of making a novel Enduro able to providing breathless using expertise, user-friendly controls, first-rate efficiency and allure.”
The total suspension off-roader – with a Fox Float suspension fork with 180 mm of journey and a Fox DHX2 rear shock with SLS spring and 230 mm of journey – is constructed round a full carbon body and a Bosch Efficiency Line CX mid-mount motor producing 85 Nm (62.6 lb.ft) of torque and providing pedal-assist as much as 25 km/h (15.5 mph).
The motor is paired with a Bosch Powerline 750-Wh PowerTube battery for as much as 140 km (87 miles) of per-charge vary, and the ebike additionally comes with a SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS 12-speed groupset designed for trail-riding flexibility.
It rolls on Race Face Subsequent R31 wheels wrapped in Vittoria Mazza 29×2.6 tires, and stopping energy is supplied by Braking IN.CA.S 2.0 mountainbike brakes that includes a semi-floating 220-mm entrance rotor and a set 203-mm rear rotor.
The introduction to the E-Gravel mannequin says that it “represents an concept of MV Agusta for exploring new horizons off the crushed path, with carbon body construct from Campagnolo Ekar parts, to ensure a compact, light-weight, important and purposeful bicycle, with an intense off-road character.”
The carbon step-over body and FSA drop handlebar encourage a sporty ahead stance, and the corporate has opted for a Mahle X20 rear-hub motor right here that is matched with a 36-V, 350-Wh battery for a per-charge vary of 140 km.
Elsewhere, there is a Fox 32 Okay Float AX suspension fork to assist clean out a few of the terrain, grippy Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M 700x45c tires, Campagnolo Ekar disc brakes with 160-mm rotors, and a Campagnolo Ekar 13-speed transmission. This ebike ideas the scales at simply 13.4 kg (29.5 lb).
MV Agusta debuted the Fortunate Explorer ebikes at Eurobike 2022 not too long ago, however up to now hasn’t revealed pricing or availability info.
Supply: MV Agusta