Matter Energy electric bike with active liquid cooled battery, 4-speed gearbox unveiled in India

Can the new Matter Energy electric bike truly replace an ICE-powered street naked motorcycle?

Highlights
  • Matter Energy has unveiled its first electric bike for India
  • The electric bike gets the first active liquid-cooled battery pack and also gets a 4-speed manual gearbox
  • The e-bike gets a 5.0kWh and boasts of 125-150km range on a single charge

Ahmedabad-based electric mobility company, Matter Energy, has launched its first electric bike in India with a claimed range of about 150km. The new electric bike from Matter Energy adopts a street-naked two-wheeler design and comes with India’s first active liquid-cooled battery system. The electric bike will also be one of the few e-two-wheelers that gets a manual gearbox system that mimics a traditional ICE-powered bike. The deliveries are expected to begin in April 2023 and the EV will compete with the likes of the Oben Rorr and Tork Kratos.

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The prices of the Matter Energy electric bike are yet to be announced. The company will start taking bookings in the first quarter of 2023 with deliveries being scheduled for April 2023.

Matter Energy was established back in 2019 with an aim to transform the Indian mobility industry to a sustainable electrified future. The company is based out of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

Matter Energy’s first electric bike in India

Matter Energy’s new electric bike for the Indian market is the first electric two-wheeler in the country to get an actively cooled battery pack. The electric bike is also one of the few electric two-wheelers that get a manual gearbox that mimics riding a traditional ICE-powered motorcycle. 

The Mattery Energy electric bike is powered by an IP67-rated liquid-cooled 5.0 kWh battery pack that sends juice to a 10.5kW motor with 520Nm of peak torque. The rated torque figure if put down well on the tarmac could also make the Matter Energy electric bike, one of the quickest in its segment. The e-bike also gets a 4-speed manual gearbox and three riding modes. The e-bike is also one of the first electric bikes to get dual-channel ABS. 

The Matter Energy electric bike claims to deliver 125 to 150km of electric range and the battery can be charged from a 5A wall socket. The new battery pack gets the following features advanced thermal management integrated intelligent thermal management system, high voltage energy pack for performance E2W, smart BMS for system safety, and efficiency, and thermally conductive lightweight metal casing.

The Matter Energy bike also gets a 7.0-inch touch-compatible LCD display that supports turn-by-turn navigation, notification alerts, and music playback and can also be controlled via buttons on the handlebar. It also features a keyless go, a 5-liter glovebox, a charging socket, a reverse feature, connected vehicle tech, LED lighting, split seats, etc.