CAKE unveils new platform the Bukk,
The next level in the category of light electric off-road performance motorcycles at EICMA 2022
CAKE, the Swedish maker of premium lightweight, electric motorcycles today unveiled the Bukk, a new off-road platform, with an initial limited edition-50 units, designed for trail and track use. The Bukk performance is equivalent to the A2 classification and continues CAKE’s commitment to accelerate the transition towards a zero emission society, combining excitement with responsibility.
“The Bukk represents the boundary-pushing performance ambition of CAKE products. This is a true next-level, off-road electric platform”, says Stefan Ytterborn, founder and CEO at CAKE.
“In our drive to promote sustainability, extending life cycles is a key focus enhancing purpose, innovation, performance and physical quality. The learnings from developing race and off-road motorcycles gives us the insight of what true durability really means. A key component that is being implemented in all our products, from basic commuter models to hard core utility vehicles, is stretching life cycles. CAKE’s mission has always been to respect our world and those who live in it while inspiring towards zero emission, where true excitement blends with responsibility. This is what the Bukk is all about.”
At 85 kg, the Bukk offers a category-leading power to weight ratio. Engineered and manufactured from scratch, including new and unique tooling, the frame, its geometry, suspension and components are new and unique, made with the lightest and most carefully considered alloys, constituting the new performance category. The newly developed drivetrain with 72V battery and 16kW motor delivers 420Nm of instant electric torque and a top speed of +100 Km/h, with three ride modes giving an array of riding style choices. Together with WP and Öhlins attuned suspension, the Bukk provides incomparable agility, control and speed, silently without polluting on trails and track.
The name Bukk means Thunder Cloud in the ancient language from the island of Gotland, CAKE’s testing ground and inspiration for the naming of all of its products.
Just 50 Bukks will be produced during its limited edition run and will be finished in CAKE’s iconic Race series yellow tones. These 50 limited editions are available to order at 14,970$ / 14,970€ from November 8th on ridecake.com
CAKE is a Swedish maker of premium lightweight, electric motorcycles and mopeds, with a clear mission to inspire towards a zero-emission society, by combining excitement and responsibility. The model range currently consists of three different platforms – the versatile offroader Kalk, the modular utility bike Ösa, and the urban commuter Makka. Thanks to an extensive range of accessories and configurations, CAKE is addressing a wide matrix of users and applications, including commercial use for last-mile delivery and other short-haul urban transportation. Along with numerous awards and recognitions for its design and innovative approach to mobility and other societal challenges, CAKE was identified as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company in both 2020 and 2021, and received the Time Magazine 100 most important inventions award in 2021.