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 interaction between you and your eBike.

City

Relaxed riding or commuting on surfaced roads or cycle paths as part of everyday life.

Suburban

Comfortable riding 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

Very sporty riding in challenging terrain and on unpaved roads.

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

Max. drive 
Gentle support, perfect for city trips.

Drive Unit 
Moderate support for greater mobility in everyday use up to a maximum of 20 mph.

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

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

Drive Unit 
Perfectly measured support for increased mobility in everyday life up to a maximum of 20 mph.

Cargo Line Cruise

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 551 lbs.

Drive Unit 
The powerful motor works very efficiently, with or without cargo. Supports up to 20 mph.

Cargo Line Speed

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 551 lbs.

Drive Unit 
The powerful motor works very efficiently, with or without cargo. Supports up to 28mph.

Performance Line Cruise

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

Max. drive  
Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides.

Drive Unit 
Supports up to 20 mph.

Performance Line Speed

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

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

DriveUnit
Supports up to 28 mph.

Max. torque
With a torque of up to 85 Nm. For powerful acceleration in a compact unit.

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

Drive Unit 
Powerful support up to 20 mph, even on steep hills.

Discover the 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 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 – and are designed to be both functional and attractive. The gearing layout ensures optimal integration of the Drive Unit design and increased ground clearance. Light and compact: The reduced volume achieves reduced weight and a small distance between pedals, enhancing the ergonomics of your eBike. The eBike Systems ActiveLine and Active Line Plus both received the Red Dot Award 2017 for product design.

Functionality and design

The high quality Drive Units from Bosch eBike Systems are the power behind your eBike – and are designed to be both functional and attractive. The gearing layout ensures optimal integration of the Drive Unit design and increased ground clearance. Light and compact: The reduced volume achieves reduced weight and a small distance between pedals, enhancing the ergonomics of your eBike. The eBike Systems ActiveLine and Active Line Plus both received the Red Dot Award 2017 for product design.

Technical data


Active Line
(20 mph)


Active Line

(20 mph)


Active Line Plus
(20 mph)


Active Line Plus
(20 mph)


Cargo Line 

(20 mph)


Cargo Line 
(20 mph)


Cargo Line Speed
(28 mph)


Performance Line
(20 mph)


Performance Line

(20 mph)


Performance Line Speed

(28 mph)


Performance Line CX
(20 mph)

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  20 mph 20 mph 20 mph 20 mph 20 mph 20 mph 28 mph 20 mph 20 mph 28 mph 20 mph
Gear shift detection   ja ja nein ja nein ja ja nein ja ja ja
(dynamic)
Weight

approx. 

6.3 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

approx.

7.1 lbs

approx.

7.1 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

approx.

7.1 lbs

approx.

7.1 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

approx.

6.3 lbs

*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 a Bosch trained dealer.

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