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 updates over-the-air.

Performance Line in smart system

The 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 Flow+ premium service for the first 12 months.
  • Requirements: Activation of eBike Lock, a Flow+ subscription and an installed ConnectModule
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+
  • Auto
Customisable riding modes

Free standard feature

Smart walk assist and Hill Hold

Smart Walk Assist to make steep climbs easier when walking, including the Hill Hold automatic rollback protection function.

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All components are matched and compatible with one another.

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 Assist 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

Auto mode

The 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 connected 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

Make your eBike ride even more pleasant 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.

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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.

Individual riding modes

You can fine-tune the riding modes of the smart system so that they offer you more support or enable longer range.

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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 Bluetooth connection, your eBike holds no attraction for thieves.

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Even better protected with eBike Alarm

The Flow+ eBike Alarm premium service protects your eBike even more effectively against theft. In interaction with eBike Lock, it expands the locking of the drive unit with a comprehensive alarm function. When you switch off your eBike, eBike Alarm activates automatically. In the event of attempted theft, eBike Alarm reacts with alarm signals. If the eBike is moved, tracking is started.

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You can control all functions of the smart system via the eBike Flow app. It allows you to adapt the eBike to your needs, upgrade it and keep it up to date. You simply download new features and services. You can conveniently install updates via Bluetooth. This keeps your eBike up to date and continuously upgraded with new features. Want greater theft protection? With Flow+ you get access to the eBike Alarm premium service to give your eBike even better protection.

Performance Line – Bosch eBike system 2

For limitless freedom

The Performance Line is the most versatile drive system from Bosch eBike Systems. Whether you're on a sporty jaunt through the countryside, commuting to work or cruising on a leisurely outing, it always delivers the right amount of support at the right moment and an impressive sporty and natural riding sensation.

At a glance

Maximum torque

It facilitates sporty acceleration even at high cadences.

Maximum support

The powerful motor is ideal for long distances.

Drive unit

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

Backpedal function

The Performance Line is also available with a backpedal function.

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Sporty riding sensation

Most importantly natural: The efficient and versatile drive provides dynamic acceleration and guarantees an authentic riding experience with minimal pedal 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 in terms of trekking or eMTB use.

The perfect combination

A cohesive riding experience: The multi-sensor concept and fast information processing ensure 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 (25 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 acceleration for off-road adventures.

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Technical data

* 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 specialist dealer. A maximum of four riding modes, in addition to Off mode, can be activated in the display. With the help of the individual riding modes, the modes can be configured according to the individual needs of the eBiker via the eBike Flow app. It's not possible to customise your riding mode on S-pedelecs.

*** Optional only with hub gear system. There is no backpedal function with the derailleur system.

**** Only available in New Zealand and the USA.

FAQs & more

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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Range assistant

The range assistant

The range of Bosch batteries depends on numerous different factors. You can use the range assistant to calculate the range of the support you can expect from your eBike system on your next ride in various conditions. 

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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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