The quiet and versatile drive unit

Performance Line

Comfort and convenience

Relax into your journey with the versatile drive unit. Enjoy your daily commute or trips into the city.

Quiet on the road

Enjoy your trip without distractions, with a drive unit that's almost silent. Your riding comfort takes centre stage. 

Natural riding sensation

The drive unit supports you powerfully but naturally - making an active lifestyle fun.

Always relaxed

Go with the flow and enjoy every ride to the fullest with special riding modes such as Auto mode.

Smart system or Bosch eBike system 2

The Performance Line at a glance

The smart system is fully connected and always up-to-date thanks to regular over-the-air updates.

New Performance Line in smart system

eBike Flow app

Simply keep your eBike up to date yourself and expand it with additional functions via the eBike Flow app: For example, use Activity Tracking to record your ride and fitness data.

eBike Lock
  • eBike Lock, as an additional theft protection for your eBike, is a free-of-charge feature in the smart system.
  • Activate the motor support using your smartphone as a digital key.
eBike Alarm
  • eBike Alarm is free of charge as a premium service in the eBike Flow app for the first 12 months.
  • A prerequisite for eBike Alarm is the prior activation of eBike Lock and installation of the ConnectModule by a specialist the retailer.
Bosch eBike ABS

With Bosch eBike ABS you brake more safely in any situation and are also better protected from falls in challenging terrain. For a trouble-free ride.

Speed sensor

The Performance Line of the smart system also features a wireless speed sensor with a rim magnet in addition to the wired speed sensor with spoke magnet or the brake disc magnet.  

Special riding modes
  • Sport and eMTB
  • Tour and Tour+
  • Car
Customisable riding modes

Free standard feature

Smart walk assistance and hill hold

Smart walk assistance to make steep climbs easier when walking, including the hill hold function – the automatic rollback protection.

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All components are matched and compatible with each other.

Performance Line in Bosch eBike system 2

eBike Connect app

The Performance Line, in conjunction with Kiox or Nyon, is compatible with the eBike Connect app. With this, you can check your riding data or plan your next ride, among other things.

eBike Lock
  • eBike Lock, as an additional theft protection for your eBike with the Kiox and Nyon displays, is a fee-based feature in the Bosch eBike system 2.
  • Activate motor support by connecting the display as a key.
Speed sensor

The Performance Line of the second system generation has a wired speed sensor with spoke magnet or brake disc magnet.

Special riding modes
  • Sport or eMTB
  • Tour or Tour+
Customisable riding modes

Fee-based premium feature

Walk assistance

Walk assistance to make steep climbs easier to master while walking.

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Performance Line – the smart system

Powerful yet natural

The versatile and virtually silent Performance Line is now also part of the smart system. Take advantage of the features on offer, stay active and rediscover the world around you. Stay on trend with over-the-air updates in the eBike Flow app: Enjoy the ride with the new Auto riding mode. Lending powerful support with a natural riding sensation, the drive unit keeps you safe with features such as the new Bosch eBike ABS.

At a glance

New riding mode

The new Auto mode senses deceleration, e.g. due to climbs or sudden headwinds, and compensates with the right level of support.

Quiet drive unit

Revel in a virtually silent ride thanks to Performance Line's ingenious gear concept.

Multi-sensor concept

The level of support automatically adjusts to your riding style, making it ideal for energetic trekking tours.

Over-the-air updates

The Performance Line is fully networked in the smart system. This keeps it up to date long after your purchase.

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Quiet drive unit

Enjoy a virtually noise-free ride with Performance Line's new quiet transmission. Feel at one with nature on long bike rides with a motor that's barely audible.

Natural riding sensation

Get immediate and powerful support in any riding conditions - regardless of how fast or slow you're pedalling. Powering your ride with up to 75 Nm, Performance Line is designed to provide a natural riding sensation. Adjusting intuitively to your riding style, the drive unit makes handling easier and enhances road safety.

Relaxing Auto mode

Get more enjoyment out of your eBike with Auto mode. Performance Line automatically switches between Tour and Turbo modes in line with the riding conditions. You don't have to worry about switching modes manually - or working nearly as hard. This leaves you free to focus on the road ahead and to enjoy your ride to the fullest.

ABS Allroad

Travel safely on more challenging terrain: For more sporty off-road tours, ABS offers optimal brake support, delivering powerful yet natural hold on unpaved surfaces. Even eMountainbike novices can hold their own on loose gravel trails.

 

Robust drive

You can always rely on the high-quality design of Performance Line. The robust drive unit is built for heavy use - without the need for additional maintenance. It has the durability to withstand extreme weather and challenging ground conditions. This makes it the ideal choice for longer trekking tours.

Customise your riding modes

You can fine-tune the Eco, Tour, Sport, Auto, Turbo and Cargo riding modes to give you more support or to use less power.

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eBike Lock with the smart system

Activating the eBike Lock function via the eBike Flow app lets you use your smartphone as a digital key. Because motor support can only be activated with your smartphone and the Bluetooth connection, your eBike holds no attraction for thieves.

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The eBike Flow app connects you to your eBike – and your eBike to the digital world. Use the app to control all functions of the smart system, which connects the drive unit, battery and control unit. It allows you to customise the eBike exactly to your preferences, enhance it and keep it up to date: You can simply download new features and services, installing updates for your eBike via Bluetooth. This keeps your eBike up to date and continuously upgraded with new features, allowing you to take your riding enjoyment to ever higher levels.

Performance Line – Bosch eBike system 2

For unlimited freedom

The new Performance Line is the most versatile drive system from Bosch eBike Systems. Whether you’re on a sporty ride through the countryside, commuting to work or on a leisurely outing, it provides the right support at the right moment and impresses with a sporty, natural riding feel.

At a glance

Maximum support

The powerful motor is ideal for long distances.

Max. torque

It facilitates sporty acceleration even at high cadences.

Drive unit

For all requirements and speeds up to 32 km/h.

Backpedal function

The Performance Line is also available with a backpedal function.

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Sporty riding sensation

What really matters: the efficient and versatile drive provides dynamic acceleration and guarantees an authentic riding sensation with minimal pedalling resistance even without support.

Off to a good start

More fun, less effort: the drive delivers dynamic and sporty acceleration even at low cadences, offering powerful support as soon as you step on the pedals.

Robust to the core

Unrivalled resilience: The robust drive unit can cope with heavy loads and meets the highest demands from trekking or eMTB use.

Perfect interplay

A cohesive riding experience: the multi-sensor concept and fast information processing ensures optimum interaction between riders and their eBikes.

Quiet enjoyment 

This is what riding enjoyment sounds like: The innovative noise-optimised gearbox makes the Performance Line (32 km/h) one of the quietest drives in its class.

Ready for any adventure

Whatever you're planning: Five riding modes make every trip a pleasure.
There is a separate eMTB mode for eMountain bikes, also providing the necessary acceleration for off-road adventures.

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Active Line
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Active Line

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Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)


Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)


Cargo Line

(32 km/h)


Cargo Line

(32 km/h)


Cargo Line
(32 km/h)


Cargo Line 
(32 km/h)


Performance Line

(25 km/h)


Performance Line

(25 km/h)


Performance Line
(25 km/h)


Performance Line

(25 km/h)


Performance Line Speed

(45 km/h)


Performance Line Speed

(45 km/h)


Performance Line Sport

(45 km/h)


Performance Line CX

(25 km/h)


Performance Line CX
(25 km/h)

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Shifting system 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

Hub gear system Derailleur system

Derailleur system

Derailleur system Derailleur system

Derailleur system/ hub gear system*

Derailleur system/Hub gear system*
Support levels** (%) 250 250 250 270 400 400 400 400 340 340 300 300

340

340 340 340 340
Maximum possible drive torque (Nm) 40 40 50 50 85 85 85 85 75 75 65 65 85 85

75

85

85
Maximum cadence with drive support (rpm) 100 100 105 105 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120
Start-up behaviour harmonious harmonious harmonious agile harmonious agile

powerful

powerful

powerful powerful

Dynamic/sporty

Dynamic/sporty

dynamic sporty

Very sporty

sporty sporty

Very sporty

Very sporty
Support up to max. 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 32 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 45 km/h 45 km/h 45 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h
Backpedal function optional nein optional nein nein nein nein nein optional nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein
Smart walk assistance with hill hold x x x x x x x x x x x x x x   x x
Gear shift detection ja ja nein ja nein ja nein ja nein ja nein ja ja ja ja ja ja
(dynamic)
Weight  ca. 2,9 kg ca. 2,9 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 2,9 kg ca. 2,9 kg 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 ca. 3,2 kg 3,2 kg ca. 2,9 kg ca. 2,9 kg

* Maximum values. Deviations possible, depending on the hub gear system.

** Activation/deactivation of the various riding modes is carried out by the bicycle manufacturer and the certified dealer. A maximum of four riding modes in addition to Off mode can be activated in the display. The riding modes (Turbo, Auto, Sport, Tour, Eco) can be configured according to the individual needs of the rider via the eBike Flow app. 

FAQs & more

To increase motor support, press the "+" button on the control unit repeatedly until the required riding mode appears on the display. To reduce motor support, press the "-" button.

For the drive unit and display components, the operating temperature is 23°F to 104°F and the storage temperature is 50°F to 104°F.

The ideal storage temperature for the battery is 50°F to 68°F.

You can search for specific error codes in the search bar. We provide all codes with a description and possible solution steps.

Error codes consist of a classification and a sequence of numbers and letters. These codes are used to identify malfunctions that may occur during operation of your eBike.

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eBike models

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In our eBike model database you will find a large selection of current eBikes from various manufacturers with Bosch system. Filter according to your individual needs and you will obtain an overview of suitable eBikes.

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Learn everything you need to know about eBikes and find the right eBike with Bosch system for you with our online eBike consulting.

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Range Assistant

The range assistant

The range of the Bosch batteries depends on many various factors. The range assistant allows you to use various general conditions to work out what you can expect from your eBike system on your next ride. 

The range assistant

Product combinations

Discover product combinations

Which app matches which display? Which battery goes with which motor? The overview of product combinations indicates the compatibilities between all Bosch eBike components.

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