Cake reveals the Kalk INK, its affordable, off-road e-motorcycle

Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles Cake introduced a new model Cake Kalk INK. Based on the same technology as the Kalk OR (Cake’s legendary electric dirt bike), the new model is a specially prepared all-terrain motorcycle that stands out for its relatively low price.

The Cake Kalk INK comes equipped with an 11 kW motor producing 42 Nm peak torque on shaft / 280 Nm of torque at the wheel at 3,000 rpm that offers a top speed of over 80 km/h (50 mph). The model offers 3 hours of continuous field entertainment between charges with its 2.6 kWh removable battery pack, of course, depending on rider style. 0-80% takes 1.5 hours to charge in a standard outlet, while the 100% charging takes around 2.5 hours.

The new model is specially prepared all-terrain motorcycle that stands out for its relatively low price.
The new model is specially prepared all-terrain motorcycle that stands out for its relatively low price.

Besides, the e-motorcycle offers three riding modes. The Explore mode limits the bike speed to 45 km/h, which enables the battery range of over four hours. Then the second, Excite mode mostly for Enduro or active trail riding, provides the riders 1-2 hours of riding time between charges. And the last, Excel mode opens the door to the motorcycle’s maximal torque and speed while limiting the riding time up to 1 hour. The electric dirt bike is a lighter option than many others with its weight of 55 kg (121 lbs) + battery 17 kg (37 lbs).

The body, which is made of aluminum, is highly resistant to impacts and sits on 19-inch off-road tires. Additionally, it comes with the 80-tooth rear sprocket, non-linkage rear suspension with 205 mm of travel, and upside down MX spring forks with 200 mm of travel and has the ground clearance of 300 mm.

It offers a top speed of over 80 km/h (50 mph).
It offers a top speed of over 80 km/h (50 mph).

Importantly, the use of less high-end components allowing its price to drop to $9,500, or $4,500 less than the Kalk OR, whose sale price starts from $13,000. It is already possible to pre-order the model on the manufacturer’s website for the first payment of $200, with the worldwide deliveries starts from June 1st and onwards.

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