The plug-in models segment has an increasing number of recreational models, especially oriented to Offroad, as may be the case with this Gowow Ori, which we just learned about thanks to our colleagues at Ride Apart. Curiously, from the first glance it reminds us almost instantly of one of the strongest in the category, the Bukk from the Swedes from Cake.
Similar aside, the Ori is the result of the work of the Chinese startup Gowow, specialized in the design and development of vehicles focused on electric mobility. With it they seek to position themselves within a booming segment and they also do so by offering benefits at the level of the most cutting-edge in the sector.
Gowow Ori in detail
With scarcely 73 kilograms weight in running order, Gowow Ori declares a weight distribution of 50:50. This together with its impressive torque figure, 420Nm, they present it as an agile, powerful and manageable mount. They also help 9 kW of power offered by its electric motor, capable of propelling it to the 100km/h.
The lithium battery 73.8V and 38.4Ahresponsible for supplying the energy, is made up of 21,700 cells. The Gowow Ori declare a maximum autonomy of more than 100 kilometers and a full recharge can be completed in about 3.5 hours, if we use a fast charger. The entire dynamic set is complemented by a cycle part to match.
It features two 203 mm brake discs, one per axle, activated by four-piston calipers. The suspension is provided by an inverted front fork and a rear monoshock with independent adjustment. The double beam aluminum chassis does the rest, resting on 19 and 18 inch radial tiresfront and rear respectively.
Currently, the Gowow Ori for the Japanese and American markets, although in both cases it would be intended for recreational use off public roads. With a price that starts from $6,500, the brand is already working on a registrable version called Alpha, to which all the necessary elements for civil use are added. More information here.