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Everything you should know about Evolet Hawk: A fully-faired electric bike

The battery pack in the motorcycle is surrounded by vents for better airflow.

September 05, 2019 / 11:23 AM IST

Haryana-based Evolet motorcycles joined the bandwagon of producing cheap and sustainable electric two-wheelers, with the debut of three new e-scooters along with a fully-faired electric motorcycle. The Hawk, as it is named, became the first fully-faired electric motorcycle in India and is set to be launched in the coming months.

The Hawk distinguishes itself from its rivals with a full fairing, with the front fairing and headlamp bearing a design language like the previous-generation Suzuki Gixxer SF 150. It also gets a split-seat setup, as well as a sharp tail section. The Hawk also gets rear grab-rails, while it bears an overall sporty forward-biased design.

A fully-faired motorcycle is one which has a set of external metal or plastic structure to improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle and make it more streamlined. It also adds a considerable weight on the front of the motorcycle and adds aesthetic appeal to it.

Evolet has equipped the motorcycle with a projector headlamp, along with a sharply raked windscreen and fairing-mounted mirrors. It also gets a set of clip-on handlebars and a fully digital instrument cluster.

The battery pack in the motorcycle is surrounded by vents for better airflow. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks in the front and a monoshock at the back. It gets dual discs in the front and a single disc at the back.

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Though the motorcycle manufacturer has not revealed the Hawk’s spec sheet, it is expected that it will be in direct competition to the Revolt RV 400. This indicates that the e-bike could have a range of about 150 to 180 km, with a top speed of 80 kmph.

Along with the specs, the price of the Hawk has also been kept under the wraps by the company.
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first published: Sep 5, 2019 11:23 am

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