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Polestar & CAKE Team Up To Produce a Special Edition Makka eBike

Photos: Polestar | CAKE

Back in 2020, ebike outfit CAKE announced that it had entered a strategic partnership with Volvo-owned EV outfit Polestar that would see the Swedish marque’s two-wheelers sold at Polestar’s showrooms. And to further solidify this partnership, the two electric vehicle companies rolled out a limited edition version of the CAKE Makka back in 2021 — a feat the two are repeating for the end of the 2022 year with the second Polestar edition CAKE Makka.

Photo: Polestar | CAKE

Based on the Makka flex, the Polestar edition Makka comes cloaked in a sky blue livery borrowed from the electric carmaker’s Polestar 6 roadster concept. The limited edition also gets a host of additional unique style elements such as unique black detailing and trim, and special CAKE and Polestar branding on the swing-arm. The standard Makka’s flex’s seat has also been replaced with a special rectangular saddle with an adjustable height. 

Photo: Polestar | CAKE

Thanks to a rear tow mount and an auxiliary charging port, the Makka can not only be carried by a Polestar 2 car, but can also be charged by one while being transported (or while parked). The Polestar edition retains the same performance and specs as the standard version of the bike, with a 2.8-kW powertrain that offers a 28-mph top speed and a 34-mile range – all while weighing only 154lbs. Other highlights include a top-shelf Öhlins mono-shock, an included rear luggage rack, and floor boards.

Photo: Polestar | CAKE

Available for order now, the new CAKE Makka Polestar edition has been priced at €5,300 (~ $5,600). Thus far, the Polestar edition Makka is limited to the Swedish, German, Norwegian, UK, and Dutch markets, though further markets will follow.