The heart of eBikes

DRIVE UNITS

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The heart of eBikes

DRIVE UNITS

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The ideal drive for every situation

Smooth or powerful? This matters. The Bosch riding sensation provides you with a unique eBike experience. Three sensors measure the rider's pedal power, cadence and speed over 1,000 times per second. This facilitates an organic interplay between you and your eBike.

City

Relaxed driving or commuting on surfaced roads or cycle paths as part of everyday life.

Overland

Comfortable driving or commuting, primarily on surfaced roads and cycle paths with moderate inclines.

Tours

Sporty riding and longer distances, predominantly on paved paths and roads.

Mountains

Very sporty driving in challenging terrain and on unpaved roads.

Max. torque  
A maximum torque of up to 40 Nm ensures gentle supporting acceleration.

Max. drive  
Gentle support, perfect for city trips.

Drive Unit 
Moderate support for greater mobility in everyday use up to a maximum of 25 km/h.

Backpedal function
The new Active Line is also available with a backpedal function.

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Max. torque
Maximum torque of up to 50 Nm ensures harmonious, agile acceleration.

Max. drive  
Sufficient support, perfect for city trips or relaxed tours.

Drive Unit 
Perfectly measured support for increased mobility in everyday life up to a maximum of 25 km/h.

Backpedal function  
The Active Line Plus is also available with a backpedal function.

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Max. torque 
With a torque of up to 75 Nm, the powerful Cargo Line offers full support even at low cadences.

Max. drive  
The Cargo Line offers up to 400% of powerful support with a permissible total weight of up to 250 kg.

Drive Unit 
The powerful motor works very efficiently, with or without cargo.  It supports up to 25 km/h.

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Model year 2020

Max. torque
It facilitates sporty acceleration even in high cadences.

Max. drive  
Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides.

Drive Unit 
For all requirements and speeds up to 25 km/h.

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Model year 2019/2020

Max. torque
Sporty dynamic support of up to 63 Nm provides more power during start-up, aiding powerful riding in any situation.

Max. drive  
The drive unit provides strong support at low cadences, for example for more power on hill starts.

Drive Unit 
Sporty dynamic support up to 25km/h.

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Model year 2020

Max. torque
With a torque of up to 75 Nm. For sporty acceleration even in alpine terrain, without changing gear.

Max. drive 
Lasting support for riders enables powerful drive, fast sprints and a very sporty riding style.

Drive Unit 
Support up to 25 km/h. Does not overheat even on long mountain trips.

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Model year 2019/2020

Max. torque
With a torque of up to 75 Nm. For sporty acceleration even in alpine terrain, without changing gear.

Max. drive 
Lasting support for riders enables powerful drive, fast sprints and a very sporty riding style.

Drive Unit 
Support up to 25 km/h. Does not overheat even on long mountain trips.

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Active Line Plus

Discover the drive unit

Have you always wanted to know what lies behind the drive? Then discover the Active Line Plus.

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Active Line Plus

Discover the drive unit

Have you always wanted to know what lies behind the drive? Then discover the Active Line Plus.

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Functionality and design

The high quality Drive Units from Bosch eBike Systems are the power behind your eBike – and are designed to be both functional and attractive. The gearing layout ensures optimal integration of the Drive Unit design and increased ground clearance. Light and compact: The reduced volume achieves reduced weight and a small distance between pedals, enhancing the ergonomics of your pedelec. The eBike Systems ActiveLine and Active Line Plus both received the Red Dot Award 2017 for product design.

Functionality and design

The high quality Drive Units from Bosch eBike Systems are the power behind your eBike – and are designed to be both functional and attractive. The gearing layout ensures optimal integration of the Drive Unit design and increased ground clearance. Light and compact: The reduced volume achieves reduced weight and a small distance between pedals, enhancing the ergonomics of your pedelec. The eBike Systems ActiveLine and Active Line Plus both received the Red Dot Award 2017 for product design.

Technical Details


Active Line
(25 km/h)


Active Line

(25 km/h)


Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)


Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)


Cargo Line 

(25 km/h)
NEW


Cargo Line 
(25 km/h)
NEW


Performance Line
(MY19/20)

(25 km/h)


Performance Line
(MY19/20)

(25 km/h)


Performance Line
(MY20)

(25 km/h)
NEW


Performance Line
(MY20)

(25 km/h)
NEW


Performance Line CX
(MY19/20)

(25 km/h)


Performance Line CX
(MY20)

(25 km/h)
NEW


Performance Line CX
(MY20)

(25 km/h)
NEW

Gear type Hub gear system Derailleur system Hub gear system Derailleur system Hub gear system Derailleur system Hub gear system Derailleur system Hub gear system Derailleur system Derailleur system Hub gear system Derailleur system
Support level (%) TURBO: 250
SPORT: 170
TOUR: 100
ECO: 40
TURBO: 250
SPORT: 170
TOUR: 100
ECO: 40
TURBO: 250
SPORT: 170
TOUR: 100
ECO: 40
TURBO: 270
SPORT: 180
TOUR: 100
ECO: 40
TURBO: 400
SPORT: 240
TOUR: 140
ECO: 60
TURBO: 400
SPORT: 240
TOUR: 140
ECO: 60
TURBO: 260
SPORT: 170
TOUR: 110
ECO: 50
TURBO: 275
SPORT: 190
TOUR: 120
ECO: 50
TURBO: 300
SPORT: 200
TOUR: 120
ECO: 55
TURBO: 300
SPORT/
eMTB*: 120-300
TOUR: 120
ECO: 55
TURBO: 300
eMTB*: 120-300
TOUR: 120
ECO: 50
TURBO: 340
eMTB*: 140-340
TOUR: 140
ECO: 60
TURBO: 340
eMTB*: 140-340
TOUR: 140
ECO: 60
Maximum possible drive torque (Nm) TURBO: 40
SPORT: 38
TOUR: 35
ECO: 30
TURBO: 40
SPORT: 38
TOUR: 35
ECO: 30
TURBO: 50
SPORT: 45
TOUR: 40
ECO: 35
TURBO: 50
SPORT: 45
TOUR: 40
ECO: 35
TURBO: 75
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 75
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 50
SPORT: 50
TOUR: 45
ECO: 40
TURBO: 63
eMTB: 55
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 65
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 65
eMTB*: 60
TOUR: 45
ECO: 35
TURBO: 75
eMTB*: 75
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 75
eMTB*: 75
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 75
eMTB*: 75
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
Maximum cadence (rpm)     100 100 105 105 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120
Start-up behavior 

Harmonious
Gentle

harmonious
gentle
harmonious agile
moderate

harmonious agile
moderate

powerful powerful dynamic sporty dynamic sporty very sporty  very sporty  very sporty 
Max. Support up to  25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h
Beckpedal funktion optional nein optional nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein
Gear shift detection   ja ja nein ja nein ja nein ja nein ja ja
(dynamic)
ja
(dynamic)
ja
(dynamic)
Weight

approx. 

2.9 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

approx.

3.2 kg

approx.

3.2 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

approx.

< 4 kg

approx.

< 4 kg

approx.

3.2 kg

approx.

3.2 kg

approx.

< 4 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

* In the case of the Performance Line CX, eMTB mode can replace Sport mode. It can be activated/ deactivated by the bicycle manufacturer and the specialist dealer.