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

Harmonious or powerful? This matters. The Bosch drive provides you with a unique eBike experience. Three sensors measure, over 1000 times per second, pedaling force, cadence and speed. This facilitates an organic interaction between rider and eBike.

City

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

Suburban

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 32 km/h.

Max. torque 
A maximum torque of up to 50 Nm ensures controlled 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 32 km/h.

Max. torque 
With a torque of up to 85 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. Supports up to 32 km/h.

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

Max. drive  
Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides.

Drive Unit 
Sporty dynamic support with Performance Line up to 32 km/h.

Max. torque
With a torque of up to 85 Nm, the Performance Line CX provides powerful acceleration despite compact size.

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

Drive Unit 
Support up to 32 km/h. Does not overheat even on long mountain trips.

Discover the Active Line Plus

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

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Discover the Active Line Plus

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 eBike. 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 eBike. The eBike Systems ActiveLine and Active Line Plus both received the Red Dot Award 2017 for product design.

Technical data


Active Line
(32 km/h)


Active Line

(32 km/h)


Active Line Plus
(32 km/h)


Active Line Plus
(32 km/h)


Cargo Line 

(32 km/h)


Cargo Line 
(32 km/h)


Performance Line 
(32 km/h)


Performance Line

(32 km/h)


Performance Line CX
(32 km/h)

Gear type 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*
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: 300
SPORT: 200
TOUR: 120
ECO: 55
TURBO: 300
SPORT/
eMTB**: 120-300
TOUR: 120
ECO: 55
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: 85***
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 85***
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 65
SPORT: 50
TOUR: 45
ECO: 35
TURBO: 65
eMTB**: 60
TOUR: 45
ECO: 35
TURBO: 85***
eMTB**: 75
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
Maximum cadence (rpm)     100 100 105 105 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120
Start-up behavior  harmonious harmonious harmonious agile harmonious agile powerful powerful dynamic sporty  very sporty 
Max. Support up to  32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h
Gear shift detection   ja ja nein ja nein ja nein ja 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.

3.2 kg

approx.

3.2 kg

approx.

2.9 kg

*Deviations in drive torque and maximum support are possible depending on the hub gear system.

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

***From model year 2021, the drive unit will be offered with 85 Nm; the previous versions offer 75 Nm. Some Drive units from model year 2020 can be upgraded to 85 Nm. Further information is available here