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Bosch Performance Line CX drive unit

The ideal drive for every situation

Seamless or powerful – most importantly natural. Drive units from Bosch eBike Systems give you a unique riding sensation. 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. The drive unit of the smart system, the new system generation of Bosch eBike Systems, ensures a unique eBike experience. The smart system combines sophisticated high-quality eBike components with digital functions, is fully connected and always up-to-date thanks to regular updates over-the-air. 

All drive units at a glance

Performance Line Sprint (US/NZ)

The Performance Line Sprint provides responsive and natural support up to 28 mph.

The Performance Line Sprint provides responsive and natural support up to 28 mph.

Performance Line Sport (NZ/US)

The Performance Line Sport is perfect for sporty riding, even at low cadence. 

The Performance Line Sport is perfect for sporty riding, even at low cadence. 

Active Line

Urban mobility in a modern design: The agile, lightweight and quiet Active Line is the ideal way to get around the city.

Urban mobility in a modern design: The agile, lightweight and quiet Active Line is the ideal way to get around the city.

Active Line Plus

The easy way to make new discoveries: Active Line Plus brings mobility to your everyday life and extends your options for spontaneous excursions.

The easy way to make new discoveries: Active Line Plus brings mobility to your everyday life and extends your options for spontaneous excursions.

Cargo Line

The Cargo Line was developed specifically for Cargo bikes. It provides powerful support for transporting heavy loads.  

The Cargo Line was developed specifically for Cargo bikes. It provides powerful support for transporting heavy loads.  

Performance Line

This barely audible drive unit is the best choice for sporty trekking and relaxed excursions. 

This barely audible drive unit is the best choice for sporty trekking and relaxed excursions. 

Performance Line Speed

Getting there fast: With the Performance Line Speed, speed eBikes can reach speeds of up to 28 mph.

Getting there fast: With the Performance Line Speed, speed eBikes can reach speeds of up to 28 mph.

Performance Line SX

The Performance Line SX is our most compact drive unit and delivers up to 600 watts.

The Performance Line SX is our most compact drive unit and delivers up to 600 watts.

Bosch eBike Systems Performance Line CX Drive Unit
Performance Line CX

For a unique eMTB experience: The Performance Line CX is the ideal drive unit for challenging and connected eBiking.

For a unique eMTB experience: The Performance Line CX is the ideal drive unit for challenging and connected eBiking.

Bosch Performance Line CX Race drive unit
Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition

The Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition is the perfect choice for professional eMTB and ambitious recreational athletes.

The Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition is the perfect choice for professional eMTB and ambitious recreational athletes.

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 increases ground clearance. The compact volume reduces the weight and the pedal distance, enhancing the ergonomics of your eBike. The Active Line, Active Line Plus and Performance Line CX eBike systems have received the Red Dot Award for product design.

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Active Line


Active Line Plus


Cargo Line


Cargo Line


Performance Line


Performance Line


Performance Line Speed


Performance Line Sport


Performance Line Sprint****


Performance Line SX


Performance Line CX


Performance Line CX Race 
Limited Edition

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Gear typeDerailleur system/hub gear system*Derailleur system/hub gear system*Hub gear system*Derailleur systemHub gear system*Derailleur systemDerailleur 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
Max. support level** (%)340 %340 %

400 %

400 %340 %340 %340 %

340 %

340 %

340 %

340 %400 %
Maximum possible drive torque (Nm)40 Nm50 Nm85 Nm85 Nm75 Nm75 Nm85 Nm75 Nm55 Nm55 Nm85 Nm85 Nm
Start-up behaviorOptimally matchedOptimally matchedPowerfulPowerfulDynamic
Sporty
Dynamic
Sporty
Very sportySportySensitiveSensitiveVery sportySuper sporty
Max. support up to20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph28 mph28 mph28 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph
Backpedal function   No NoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Gear shift detectionHub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
No****YesNo****YesHub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
No****Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Yes
Weight approx. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 4.4 lbsapprox. 4.4 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 6.1 lbs
Rated continuous output250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W
Maximum power586 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W
Max. power at a cadence of 70 rpm290 W370 W600 W600 W550 W550 W600 W550 W400 W400 W600 W600 W
Max. power-to-weight ratioapprox. 91 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 133 W/lbsapprox. 136 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 98 W/lbs


Active Line


Active Line Plus


Cargo Line


Cargo Line


Performance Line


Performance Line


Performance Line Speed


Performance Line Sport


Performance Line Sprint****


Performance Line SX


Performance Line CX


Performance Line CX Race 
Limited Edition

SystemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart systemThe smart system
Gear typeDerailleur system/hub gear system*Derailleur system/hub gear system*Hub gear system*Derailleur systemHub gear system*Derailleur systemDerailleur 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
Max. support level** (%)340 %340 %

400 %

400 %340 %340 %340 %

340 %

340 %

340 %

340 %400 %
Maximum possible drive torque (Nm)40 Nm50 Nm85 Nm85 Nm75 Nm75 Nm85 Nm75 Nm55 Nm55 Nm85 Nm85 Nm
Start-up behaviorOptimally matchedOptimally matchedPowerfulPowerfulDynamic
Sporty
Dynamic
Sporty
Very sportySportySensitiveSensitiveVery sportySuper sporty
Max. support up to20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph28 mph28 mph28 mph20 mph20 mph20 mph
Backpedal function   No NoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Gear shift detectionHub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
No****YesNo****YesHub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
No****Hub gear system No****
Derailleur system Yes
Yes
Weight approx. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 7.1 lbsapprox. 4.4 lbsapprox. 4.4 lbsapprox. 6.4 lbsapprox. 6.1 lbs
Rated continuous output250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W250 W
Maximum power586 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W600 W
Max. power at a cadence of 70 rpm290 W370 W600 W600 W550 W550 W600 W550 W400 W400 W600 W600 W
Max. power-to-weight ratioapprox. 91 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 85 W/lbsapprox. 133 W/lbsapprox. 136 W/lbsapprox. 93 W/lbsapprox. 98 W/lbs

* 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 dealer. A maximum of four riding modes in addition to Off mode can be activated in the display. With individual riding modes, the modes can be configured via the eBike Flow app based on the rider's individual needs. Customization of riding modes is not possible for speed eBikes.

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

**** Exception: eShift hubs.

 

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Riding modes

The riding modes for eBikes with Bosch drive are precisely adapted to the riding situation and the respective eBike type.

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Always optimally supported

Riding modes

The riding modes for eBikes with Bosch drive are precisely adapted to the riding situation and the respective eBike type.

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Awards and test wins

For more than 10 years, Bosch eBike Systems has been delivering innovative eBike drive systems that offer the best performance and quality. Numerous awards and test wins confirm this and allow us to pursue our daily work with pride.

eMTB-News User Award 2023 - Gold
Nimms Rad User Award 2023 - Gold
Best Brand 2023
Best Brand 2023

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