Constant sporty riding

The new Performance Line from Bosch is the perfect solution for eBikers on tour

  • Versatile drive system is ideal for sporty riders and commuters
  • Natural riding sensation with barely noticeable pedal resistance
  • Two variants: support up to 25 km/h or 45 km/h

Stuttgart/Reutlingen – Sporty rides in the mountains, active adventures through woodlands and meadows or a quick way to get to the office: the new Performance Line that Bosch eBike Systems is presenting for model year 2020, is the most versatile drive system in the portfolio. The efficient drive unit supports eBikers at just the right moment – up to 25 km/h with the Drive Unit Performance Cruise or up to 45 km/h with the Speed model. The drive offers a convincingly natural sporty riding sensation and accelerates dynamically and powerfully, even at low cadences. Designed for recreational athletes, trekking and touring riders as well as commuters - and for even more riding enjoyment over long distances.

Drive Unit Performance Cruise: active and dynamic trips through the mountains

With a maximum torque of 65 Nm and up to 300% support, the drive unit provides sufficient power for sporty riding, even in mountainous terrain. The dynamic acceleration supports the eBiker powerfully from the moment his/her foot first turns the pedal. The riding sensation always remains natural; in off-mode and over 25 km/h, pedal resistance is barely noticeable and the eBike runs like a conventional bike. The new drive concept makes the Performance Line Cruise light, compact and one of the quietest drives in its class. At the same time, the drive unit is extremely robust and ideally suited for the demands of trekking or eMTB use. Used on eMountainbikes, eMTB mode complements the Performance Line on sporty rides: the progressive motor support automatically adapts to the individual's riding style without having to change riding modes.

Drive Unit Performance Speed: the fast and nimble way to beat rush hour traffic

The Performance Line Speed supports S-pedelecs up to 45 km/h. The powerful motor has a maximum torque of 75 Nm and, weighing in at 2.9 kilograms, is compact and lightweight. This reduces the total weight of the pedelec and enables agile handling. High speeds are easily achieved thanks to powerful motor support of up to 340%. The faster you travel; the greater the support from the drive. This way, even long distances can be covered quickly and comfortably. This makes the Performance Line Speed the ideal drive for commuters, offering a relaxed and stress-free way to get to work.

About Bosch eBike Systems

A new generation of bikes is taking town and country by storm and is already a part of everyday life. eBikes are a modern means of transport for modern people: people in a hurry and people who prefer to take it easy, the fit and the comfort lovers, commuters and pleasure cyclists and, of course, young and old. The tailwind of technology-leading eBikes made by what are already more than 70 leading brands in Europe is powered by components that Bosch is developing to perfection. The Bosch portfolio ranges from the highly efficient drive unit (motor and gearbox) and high-quality batteries to a smart on-board and cycle computer that can be used intuitively. Perfect coordination of components holds the key to typical Bosch performance in terms of both comfort and efficiency.
Like other Bosch products, the eBike systems benefit from the Bosch Group’s technology and production know-how. From conception and engineering to manufacturing, marketing and after-sales service, Bosch eBike Systems constantly set new standards for the eBike industry. The Bosch Group’s experience in the areas of electric motors, sensor technology, displays and lithium-ion batteries ensures that Bosch eBike systems use technology that is invented for life and that eBike users have their fun.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.

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