Ducati, powered by Thok, has unveiled its new 2021 e-MTB line.
The new TK-01RR is an e-enduro that adopts the ‘most modern’ technical solutions. “The new Shimano EP8 drive unit is pure performance,” said a statement, “with a weight of 2.6 kg which makes it one of the lightest and most compact engines in the segment and a maximum torque of 85Nm with a maximum servo assistance ratio of 400%. The torque is always delivered with maximum fluidity and naturalness, also thanks to a 36% reduction in friction compared to the MIG-RR model.
“Combined with the new Shimano E-tube Project App, the EP8 system allows advanced degrees of customization, to adapt the character of the engine to your needs. The application allows you to vary maximum torque, acceleration and assistance timing in real-time, even using the smartphone wirelessly.”
The new aluminium frame features a verticalised downtube that houses an integrated 630Wh Shimano battery. The geometries of the TK-01RR are geared towards more ‘extreme’ e-enduro use, with a 64.5-degree head angle, an elongated top tube and a 75.5-degree vertical seat tube.
The TK-01RR is fitted with 12-speed transmission and Shimano XT brakes. The brand new 180mm Öhlins RXF 38 fork ensures steering precision and a range of customisation options. In addition, the adjustable 170mm Öhlins TTX shock absorber offers ‘excellent’ descent progressivity. The TK-01RR is also equipped with the new Pirelli Scorpion e-MTB S tyres.
The Ducati MIG-S is an all-mountain for those looking for an ‘agile, performing and fun’ e-MTB. The 2021 version is equipped with the Shimano Steps E8000 motor and a new Shimano battery. The Ducati MIG-S has also been revised in the geometries of the frame, with an elongated top tube and a more vertical seat tube (74.7 degrees).
The MIG-S is equipped with the Marzocchi Bomber Z2 fork, Fox Float TPS shock absorber, SRAM Guide T 4-piston brakes, Thok e-plus 29in rims at the front and 27.5in at the rear, with the new Pirelli Scorpion e-MTB tyres, and 12-speed transmission 11-50.
The e-Scrambler Ducati is a trekking e-bike inspired by the design and attitude of the “Land of Joy”. The model is available in two different colours: the iconic yellow and the matt grey. The e-Scrambler has an aluminium frame. The 250-watt Shimano Steps E7000 motor with 504 Wh battery and Pirelli Cycl-e GT tyres “guarantee this model a great autonomy to cover even the longest routes in agility and total safety”.
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