Electric motorcycles have been making strides, not just in the world of small-capacity scooters and commuters, but for-sport and recreation off-road machines, too. While we're still waiting for more sporty, street-focused electric motorcycles to hit the mainstream, several manufacturers from all over the world are expanding their model ranges with off-road specific electric models. One such brand is Chinese manufacturer Horwin. 

Horwin has been making small-capacity electric scooters for several years now, with the SK3 being one of its most popular offerings. This time around, the brand is venturing deeper into the enthusiast segment with a pair of off-road electric enduros under the HT model range. The HT 5 and HT 3 were recently unveiled, and will come in a total of seven variants, with only the HT 5 allowed for use on public streets. 

Horwin's New HT Electric Enduros Look Like Tons Of Fun

From a technology standpoint, the Horwin HT series seems pretty robust. It's powered by a punchy electric motor capable of delivering 880 Nm of torque to the rear wheel, and a maximum power output of 25 kilowatts.  For the HT 3, it's available in four options—two motocross-style models, and two trials-style models. Tipping the scales at just 77 kilograms, it's surely going to offer an exhilarating and compliant ride. As for pricing, the HT 3 starts at 6,790 Euros, or the equivalent of around $7,062 USD, and is not allowed to be used on public roads. 

Horwin's New HT Electric Enduros Look Like Tons Of Fun
Horwin's New HT Electric Enduros Look Like Tons Of Fun

Meanwhile, the HT 5 is a more sensible choice for the avid off-roader looking for a machine to ride on a daily basis. Available in three variants, the HT 5 R is the only street-legal one, and comes with the largest battery flaunting a respectable 3.5 kWh of capacity. This translates to a healhy 150 kilometers of range, provided you limit your travels to a speed of 19 miles per hour. The 8 kW electric motor can, however, propel the HT 5 to a top speed of 53 miles per hour, but do expect your range to drop significantly, especially if you're greedy with the throttle. The HT 5 retails starting at 5,890 Euros, translating to around $6,126 USD.

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