Graft launches excessive efficiency, carbon-rim EV motorbike


Graft launches high performance, carbon-rim EV motorcycle

  • Electrical Automobile (EV) startup, Graft, has begun taking orders of EO.12, its first high-performance electrical motorcycle designed for off-road path using, aggressive enduro and motocross.
  • With a most output of 25 kW (34 hp) and weighing simply 50 kg / 110 lb (battery inclusive), the bike has the very best identified power-to-weight ratio within the off-road e-bike market and is the primary on the planet to characteristic carbon fibre wheels.
  • The EO.12 is priced in packages starting from $8500-$12500 USD (relying on set-up and battery dimension) and is the primary in Graft’s fleet of off-road leisure automobiles that may share absolutely interchangeable battery packs.

Following two years of growth and complete testing, EV startup Graft has begun business manufacturing of its first high-performance, off-road electrical motorbike. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house by a group of passionate engineers and riders, EO.12 dust bikes might be hand inbuilt month-to-month, made-to-order batches and shipped worldwide from the corporate’s manufacturing workshop in Taipei, Taiwan.

The EO.12 is the primary off-road motorcycle throughout each gasoline and electrical markets to characteristic carbon fibre wheels, delivering 25% weight saving towards the common motorcycle wheel and comprising a complete automobile weight of fifty kg / 110 lb (battery inclusive). The ultra-light development ensures glorious manoeuvrability and simple restoration on difficult, technical trails, and with a most output of 25 kW (34 hp) the bike has the very best identified power-to-weight ratio for an off-road electrical motorcycle. By marrying spectacular energy with manageable weight and eradicating the necessity for gear modifications, the bike is simple to deal with, making it as inviting for athletes as it’s for dust bike novices.

That includes a big wheel dimension (53.34 cm/21 inch), EO.12 utilises a user-friendly seat peak homologated for the common American or European rider. Engineered to fulfill optimised traction and sturdiness specs, Graft has chosen high-quality supplies and elements that exponentially elevate using experiences together with a luxurious touchscreen show, motorcycle-grade suspension (produced by BOS with 3-way adjustability), and a hydraulic bump cease for added shock absorption.

Elements of the drivetrain are 3D-printed in titanium to deal with its torque of 440 Nm (324 lb-ft) on the again wheel, and the body has been CNC machined in-house from 6061-T6 aluminum billet with a brushed, anodised end. Graft is the one producer on the planet making bikes with billet CNC-machined frames, a manufacturing technique that provides further energy and precision, avoiding any of the distortion seen in welded frames. Rated IP67 water-proof and that includes a completely lubricated chain, the machine requires extraordinarily little upkeep between rides.

The bike is the primary in a household of off-road, leisure automobiles (together with bikes, ATVs and UTVs) at present being developed by Graft since its launch in 2020. Addressing a typical concern amongst e-bike riders that battery packs can rapidly turn into out of date because of altering designs in later iterations, Graft has designed every of its automobiles to be suitable with the identical lithium-ion battery pack that’s completely swappable between fashions and future automobile generations. This 10-year pledge on battery pack format is designed not solely to extend the long-term usability of Graft’s automobiles however to cut back waste creation and the model’s total environmental impression.

The corporate’s proprietor and lead engineer, Azizi Tucker, mentioned of the launch: “Though Graft was based simply two years in the past in 2020, it actually emerged out of a lifetime of ardour in racing on two and 4 wheels mixed with a 15-year profession working within the electrical automobile trade. Our EO.12 bike represents a need to converge these experiences to completely realise the potential of leisure EVs and the moment torque, straightforward management, and 0 upkeep that the know-how has to supply. Most significantly, it represents Graft’s mission to make automobiles which might be ground-breaking and enjoyable to experience”. 

EO.12 comes with a 15A charger (220V) that takes 1.5 hours to finish a full cost. Obtainable with full service upgrades, Graft supplies a selection between a normal Base Mannequin and Manufacturing facility Workforce mannequin, with the latter providing upgraded energy specs and elements, together with Vibracore light-weight handlebars and a full titanium bolt equipment. With full aftermarket assist and repair half availability, Graft has invested closely in making certain a seamless after-purchase expertise. EO.12 is priced in packages starting from $8500-$12500 USD (relying on set-up and battery dimension) and is obtainable now at Graft-EV.com.

Specs

  • Weight: 110 lbs / 50 kg
  • Torque: 440Nm
  • Prime velocity: 50 mph / 70 kph
  • Peak Energy: 34 hp / 25 kW
  • Cost time: 1.5 hours
  • Vary: 3 hours (varies on account of terrain and using model)
  • Swingarm: Billet CNC machined 6061-T6 Aluminium
  • Wheelbase: 53.8 in / 1366 mm
  • Shock absorber: 3-way Adjustable Air Shock with Hydraulic Bump Cease
  • Entrance Suspension: 3-way adjustable 42mm Inverted Fork with Hydraulic Bump Cease
  • Battery Sort: Lithium-ion
  • Battery Pack Voltage: 80 V
  • Battery Pack Capability 2.7 KWh
  • Battery Pack Life Cycle: 2000 Cost Cycles
  • MSRP: $8500-$12500 USD

ABOUT GRAFT

Constructed by riders for riders, Graft is an EV startup, devoted to manufacturing high-quality, best-in-class electrical bikes and leisure automobiles. Based by American-born engineer and energy sports activities fanatic, Azizi Tucker, Graft combines a long time of expertise, inventive exploration, and tinkering within the motorsports, electrical automobile and manufacturing fields. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan to reap the benefits of the burgeoning provide chain of the Pacific Rim in addition to the entire World, Graft’s small group of engineers handcraft automobiles absolutely in-house, pouring their consideration to element and fervour for driving into each construct.

Phrases: Press Launch