Commuter ebikes are an effective way to get to work, however it’s your decision one thing a bit extra versatile and sturdy if you happen to’re heading over some tough. Husqvarna’s 2024 Grand Pather mannequin is described because the Swedish firm’s “most adaptable and revolutionary touring ebike” but.
The touring ebikes are designed to be equally at dwelling on metropolis streets and terrain that is a little bit rougher. The vary is obtainable because the GP6, GP5 and GP4 – every constructed round a 6061 alloy body in both step-over or low-step variants, with an adjustable handlebar stem for a extra tailor-made driving expertise and inside cabling for a clear look.
The GP6 and GP5 fashions experience with a Yamaha PW-X3 mid-drive motor rated at 250 watts for 85 Nm (62.6 lb.ft) of torque and 5 ranges of pedal-assist – plus stroll help – as much as 25 km/h (15.5 mph), consistent with European laws.
There is a useful auto mode too, permitting customers to give attention to the street forward and never have to fret about what help stage is required. Versatile gearing choices come as a Shimano Deore 12-speed (GP6) or 12-speed SRAM (GP5) gearset. And each fashions profit from a 720-Wh downtube battery, although vary estimates usually are not given.
The GP4 taste is fitted with the marginally much less highly effective Yamaha PW-S2 motor for 75 Nm of torque however the identical pedal-assist chops. The downtube is dwelling to a 630-Wh battery, and this mannequin comes with a Tektro 11-speed groupset.
All Grand Pathers have a SR Suntour air suspension fork with 80 mm of journey. They roll on 28- or 29-inch wheels (relying on mannequin) wrapped in multi-surface Schwalbe tires “for extra grip and higher traction.” Stopping energy for the GP6 shapes up as Shimano dual-piston hydraulic brakes with a 203-mm rotor up entrance and a 180-mm rotor on the rear, the GP5 will get SRAM and the GP4 depends on Tektro.
A 150-lx headlight illuminates the route forward whereas a LED tail-light is built-in into the included rear rack, which sports activities a MIK HD mount system for attaching bikepacking gear or little one seating “with only one click on.” Rounding out the important thing specs are all-weather fenders and a kickstand.
The Grand Pather touring ebikes have a Q1 availability window, and pricing begins at €3,999 (which converts to round US$4,300, although availability exterior of Europe has not been introduced).