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.

CGI of an Active Line
CGI of an Active Line
40 Nm Icon - Arrow circles around the 40 Nm

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

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Max. drive 
Gentle support, perfect for city trips.

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

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

CGI of an Active Line Plus
CGI of an Active Line Plus
Icon with an arrow circling around an indication of 50 Nm

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

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

Icon of a km/h display

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

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

Cargo Line Cruise

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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.

Display of a speed indicator for the Performance Line Cruise 25 km/h

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

Cargo Line Speed

Icon with an arrow circling around an indication of 65 Nm

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 45 km/h.

CGI of a Performance Line Speed and a Performance Line Cruise
Bosch eBike PerformanceLine Drive Unit

Performance Line Cruise

Icon with an arrow circling around an indication of 65 Nm

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

Arrow pointing upwards, below is an indication of the drive power in 300%.

Max. drive  
Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides.

Drive Unit 
Supports up to 25 km/h.

Performance Line Speed

Icon with an arrow circling around an indication of 65 Nm

Max. torque
A torque of up to 85 Nm ensures a sporty riding sensation.

Arrow pointing upwards

Max. support
The powerful motor is perfect for long distances.  

DriveUnit
Supports up to 45 km/h.

CGI of a Performance Line CX
Icon with an arrow circling around an indication of 65 Nm

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

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

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

Discover the new 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 new 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. 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

CGI of an Active Line
Active Line
(25 km/h)

CGI of an Active Line
Active Line

(25 km/h)

CGI of an Active Line Plus
Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)

CGI of an Active Line Plus
Active Line Plus
(25 km/h)


Cargo Line 

(25 km/h)


Cargo Line 
(25 km/h)


Cargo Line Speed
(45 km/h)

Bosch eBike PerformanceLine Drive Unit
Performance Line
(25 km/h)

Bosch eBike PerformanceLine Drive Unit
Performance Line

(25 km/h)


Performance Line Speed

(45 km/h)


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 Derailleur 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: 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
SPORT: 240
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: 85***
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
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***
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 85***
eMTB**: 75
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
Maximum cadence (rpm) 100 100 105 105 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120
Start-up behavior harmonious harmonious harmonious agile harmonious agile powerful powerful powerful dynamic sporty 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 45 km/h 25 km/h 25 km/h 45 km/h 25 km/h
Backpedal function optional no optional no no no no no no no no
Gear shift detection yes yes no yes no yes yes no yes yes yes
(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. 3,2 kg ca. 3,2 kg ca. 2,9 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. Some Drive units from model year 2020 can be upgraded to 85 Nm. Further information is available here