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

Athletic riding in challenging terrain and on unpaved roads.

Die eBike Drive Unit Active Line
Die eBike Drive Unit Active Line
40 Nm Icon - Pfeil kreist um die Angabe 40 Nm

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

Icon für maximale Unterstützung durch den Pedelec Antrieb

Max. drive 
Gentle support, perfect for city trips.

Icon für maximale Geschwindigkeit des eBikes bis 25 km/h

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

Icon für Rücktrittfunktion beim Pedelec

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

Die eBike Drive Unit Active Line Plus
Die eBike Drive Unit Cargo Line
Icon für maximales Drehmoment bis 50 Nanometer

Max. torque 
A maximum torque of up to 50 Nm ensures controlled acceleration.

Icon für die maximale Unterstützung des eBike-Antriebs von 270 Prozent

Max. drive  <br/>Sufficient support, perfect for city trips or relaxed tours.

Icon für maximale Unterstützung der eBike Drive Unit bis 25 km/h

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

Icon für Rücktrittfunktion beim Pedelec

Backpedal function  <br/>The Active Line Plus is also available with a backpedal function.

Die eBike Drive Units Performance Line und Performance Line Speed
Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line

Performance Line Cruise

Icon für maximales Drehmoment der eBike Drive Unit von 65 Prozent

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

Pfeill der nach oben zeigt, darunter befindet sich eine Angabe der Antriebsstärke in 300%

Max. drive  
Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides.

Icon für maximale Geschwindigkeit des eBikes bis 25 km/h

Drive Unit 
Supports up to 25 km/h.

Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line CX
Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line CX
Icon für maximales Drehmoment der eBike Drive Unit von 85 Nanometer

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

Icon für maximale Unterstützung durch den eBike Motor von 340 Prozent

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

Icon für maximale Geschwindigkeit des eBikes bis 25 km/h

Drive Unit 
Powerful support up to 25 km/h, even on steep mountain rides.

Functionality and design

The high quality Drive Units from Bosch eBike Systems are the power behind your eBike. The gear arrangement ensures optimal integration from a design/technical perspective and increased ground clearance. The compact volume reduces the weight and the pedal distance, enhancing the ergonomic efficiency of your pedelec. The Active Line, Active Line Plus and Performance Line CX eBike systems have received the Red Dot Award for product design.

Functionality and design

The high quality Drive Units from Bosch eBike Systems are the power behind your eBike. The gear arrangement ensures optimal integration from a design/technical perspective and increased ground clearance. The compact volume reduces the weight and the pedal distance, enhancing the ergonomic efficiency of your pedelec. The Active Line, Active Line Plus and Performance Line CX eBike systems have received the Red Dot Award for product design.

Technical data

Die eBike Drive Unit Active Line
Active Line
(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Active Line
Active Line

(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Cargo Line
Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Cargo Line
Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line
Performance Line
(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line
Performance Line

(25 km/h)

Die eBike Drive Unit Performance Line CX
Performance Line CX
(25 km/h)

Gear type 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: 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: 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
Start-up behavior harmonious harmonious harmonious agile harmonious agile dynamic 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
Backpedal function optional no optional no no no no
Gear shift detection yes yes no yes no yes yes
(dynamic)
Weight  ca. 2,9 kg ca. 2,9 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 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 specialist dealer.

***From model year 2021, the drive unit will be offered with 85 Nm; the previous versions offer 75 Nm.