Honda has introduced a new electronic clutch for motorcycles called E-Clutch.
Honda has equipped a car-like dual-clutch transmission on some motorbike models since 2009. But the e-clutch is different, because it doesn’t handle gear changes. The driver still has to change gears with the paddles, but when the e-clutch is engaged, the car will change gears without disengaging the clutch.
Thanks to this, the car can start, change gears and stop easily without the driver needing to act on the clutch.
One disadvantage of the dual-clutch transmission is its larger size and weight. But the e-clutch electronic clutch is lightweight and compact, and can be installed in most manual clutch vehicle engines without much modification.
The e-clutch option is said to make motorbike riding less intimidating for beginners, adding a more varied experience for experienced riders, while leaving room for those who like to experiment. Traditional riding style.
Honda did not specify which specific vehicle model the e-clutch was developed for. But the introductory video shows that the electronic clutch is aimed at larger displacement vehicles. Page specializing in famous American cars carscoops These are expected to include Little Monkey, Grom, Hornet and CB1000R.
Honda introduces e-Clutch electronic clutch – Video: Honda
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