For limitless freedom

PERFORMANCE LINE

Double the Fun

For limitless freedom

PERFORMANCE LINE

Double the Fun

Performance Line is the most versatile drive system from Bosch. Whether you're on a sporty ride through the countryside, commuting to work or on a leisure ride, it always gives you support precisely when you need it. It is available in three variants. 

The Performance Line Cruise Drive Unit provides support with up to 65 Nm of torque up to a maximum of 20 mph and offers an impressively natural and sporty riding sensation. Maximum riding enjoyment is guaranteed, even on mountainous terrain. 

The new Performance Line Sport ensures riding enjoyment, particularly during athletic riding at high cadences. The drive weighs only 7 lbs. and accelerates smoothly over 20 mph, with a maximum speed of 28 mph – for care-free riding and that unique Bosch riding sensation.

You can reach high speeds even faster and cover long distances with ease with the Performance Line Speed Drive Unit. It provides support for speed eBikes up to 28 mph and with the model year 2021 software update, eBike riders can look forward to even faster daily journeys with a maximum torque of 85 Nm. 
 

Performance Line Cruise (20 mph)

Sporty and natural  

With a sporty 65 Nm of torque and excellent performance, the drive unit always delivers the right amount of support precisely when it is needed, even in the mountains. The riding sensation remains natural, with almost no pedal resistance in Off mode and over 20 mph. And all of this with virtually no noise – for maximum riding enjoyment. 

Max. torque

It facilitates sporty acceleration even in high cadences. 

Max. drive

Dynamic, ideal for extended sporty rides. 

Drive Unit

For all requirements and speeds up to 20 mph.


Performance Line Cruise Highlights

Sporty riding sensation
Naturally better: The efficient, versatile drive ensures dynamic acceleration, guaranteeing an authentic riding experience with minimal pedal resistance, even without support. 

Off to a good start  
More fun, less effort: The drive delivers dynamic, sporty acceleration even at low cadences, offering powerful support as soon as you step on the pedals.

Robust to the core
Tough performer: The robust drive unit withstands high loads and meets the stringent demands of adventure and eMTB riding. 

Perfect interplay
Consistent riding experience: The multi-sensor concept and fast information processing ensure optimum interaction between rider and eBike.


Quiet enjoyment 
This is what riding enjoyment sounds like: The innovative noise-optimized gearbox makes Performance Line (20 mph) one of the quietest drives in its class. 

Ready for any adventure
Whatever your plans are: Five riding modes make every ride a pleasure. 
For electric mountain bike riders there is a separate eMTB mode to boost acceleration during off-road adventures.  
 

Performance Line Cruise Highlights

Sporty riding sensation
Naturally better: The efficient, versatile drive ensures dynamic acceleration, guaranteeing an authentic riding experience with minimal pedal resistance, even without support. 

Off to a good start  
More fun, less effort: The drive delivers dynamic, sporty acceleration even at low cadences, offering powerful support as soon as you step on the pedals.

Robust to the core
Tough performer: The robust drive unit withstands high loads and meets the stringent demands of adventure and eMTB riding. 

Perfect interplay
Consistent riding experience: The multi-sensor concept and fast information processing ensure optimum interaction between rider and eBike.


Quiet enjoyment 
This is what riding enjoyment sounds like: The innovative noise-optimized gearbox makes Performance Line (20 mph) one of the quietest drives in its class. 

Ready for any adventure
Whatever your plans are: Five riding modes make every ride a pleasure. 
For electric mountain bike riders there is a separate eMTB mode to boost acceleration during off-road adventures.  
 

Battery range with Performance Line Cruise

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.


Compatible displays with Performance Line Cruise

eShiftNot compatible!
LockNot compatible!
eSuspensionNot compatible!

Performance Line Sport (28mph)

Ready for new challenges

Leaving mile after mile behind you, switching off from the monotony, enjoying nature to the fullest – the new Performance Line Sport is the ideal drive system for longer rides and extended challenges. This powerful drive with a torque of up to 65 Nm accelerates smoothly over 20 mph, with a maximum speed of 28 mph. The quiet drive unit ensures a wonderfully natural riding sensation. The drive particularly demonstrates its strengths at high cadences, providing that extra dose of enjoyment, especially on hilly terrain.

Max. torque

Energetic, riding during training, on trips or during leisure use.

Max. support 

High level of motor support for long, hilly. rides.

Drive unit

Smooth support over 20mph, up to the maximum limit.

Performance Line Sport Highlights

Extending the riding experience 
Takes riders further: A powerful drive – ideal for athletic outings, training sessions or long, hilly rides in the mountains.

Athletic character 
Optimal support: With a torque of up to 65 Nm, the Performance Line Sport provides constant power, even at high cadences.

Mastering ascents with ease 
Longer distances when climbing: Thanks to the motor support, even steeper sections become a breeze.

Getting there fast 
Developed for high speeds: The drive provides support up to a maximum of 28 mph. This enables you to cover a lot of ground quickly.
 

Bonus tailwind
Tailor-made support: If the rider pushes harder on the pedals, the drive delivers a short burst of additional power at speeds above 15 mph, providing extra support when accelerating.

Natural riding sensation
Optimum power input: When a speed of 28 mph is exceeded, the drive ensures a smooth transition to motor-free pedaling. The pedal resistance is barely noticeable.

Virtually silent
Full focus on the ride: The motor delivers high power, yet runs ultra quiet – meaning that the landscape and fresh air can be thoroughly enjoyed.

For any challenge
Not all rides are alike: Five riding modes offer full flexibility – from a gentle assist on the flats through to full power for the most challenging terrain.
 

Performance Line Sport Highlights

Extending the riding experience 
Takes riders further: A powerful drive – ideal for athletic outings, training sessions or long, hilly rides in the mountains.

Athletic character 
Optimal support: With a torque of up to 65 Nm, the Performance Line Sport provides constant power, even at high cadences.

Mastering ascents with ease 
Longer distances when climbing: Thanks to the motor support, even steeper sections become a breeze.

Getting there fast 
Developed for high speeds: The drive provides support up to a maximum of 28 mph. This enables you to cover a lot of ground quickly.
 

Bonus tailwind
Tailor-made support: If the rider pushes harder on the pedals, the drive delivers a short burst of additional power at speeds above 15 mph, providing extra support when accelerating.

Natural riding sensation
Optimum power input: When a speed of 28 mph is exceeded, the drive ensures a smooth transition to motor-free pedaling. The pedal resistance is barely noticeable.

Virtually silent
Full focus on the ride: The motor delivers high power, yet runs ultra quiet – meaning that the landscape and fresh air can be thoroughly enjoyed.

For any challenge
Not all rides are alike: Five riding modes offer full flexibility – from a gentle assist on the flats through to full power for the most challenging terrain.
 

Battery Range with Performance Line Sport


Compatible displays with Performance Line Sport

eShiftNot compatible!
LockNot compatible!
eSuspensionNot compatible!

Performance Line Speed (28 mph)

Fast and dynamic

With a whopping 85 Nm of maximum torque and a low weight of just 7.1 lbs., it delivers dynamic support for everyday and leisure activities. High speeds are reached quickly – perfect for covering long distances with ease.  

New Performance update

More torque for Performance Line Speed Drive Unit:
As of model year 2021, Performance Line Speed delivers a performance boost with increased torque of 85 Nm for a more dynamic riding sensation, especially at low cadences. eBikes featuring the Drive Unit Performance Speed as of model year 2021 will be available from retailers starting Fall 2020.

Max. torque

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

Max. support

The powerful motor is ideal for long distances.  

Drive Unit

Supports up to 28 mph.


Performance Line Speed Highlights

Fast and dynamic 
Despite its modest weight, the Performance Line Speed supports eBike riders up to 28 mph. High speeds are reached quickly and safely – the perfect way to cover long distances effortlessly. 

Compact and lightweight design 
Less is more: The innovative drive concept reduces both weight and size. eBike riders can thus enjoy the benefits of stylish good looks as well as agile handling. The Drive Unit Performance Speed weighs in at just 7.1 lbs. 
 

New More power for long distances
Faster to the finish line: As of model year 2021, the powerful motor of the Performance Line Speed Drive Unit provides added momentum, delivering support with a maximum torque of 85 Nm. 

Performance Line Speed Highlights

Fast and dynamic 
Despite its modest weight, the Performance Line Speed supports eBike riders up to 28 mph. High speeds are reached quickly and safely – the perfect way to cover long distances effortlessly. 

Compact and lightweight design 
Less is more: The innovative drive concept reduces both weight and size. eBike riders can thus enjoy the benefits of stylish good looks as well as agile handling. The Drive Unit Performance Speed weighs in at just 7.1 lbs. 
 

New More power for long distances
Faster to the finish line: As of model year 2021, the powerful motor of the Performance Line Speed Drive Unit provides added momentum, delivering support with a maximum torque of 85 Nm. 

Battery range with Performance Line Speed

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.

Average of combined use of all four modes and favorable conditions.

Improved precision of range information in our Range Assistant.


Compatible displays with Performance Line Speed

eShiftNot compatible!
LockNot compatible!
eSuspensionNot compatible!

The eMTB mode – now also for the Performance Line

Controlled and comfortable off-road riding

Ultimate Uphill Flow: Even at low cadence, the motor always provides the ideal power without changing gear. Changing the support modes is not necessary, since the progressive motor support automatically adapts to your individual riding style. Thanks to this progressive support, you can completely and fully focus on the trail. Starting on steep slopes is no problem, while off-road riding is noticeably easier. eMTB mode replaces the previous Sport mode on eMTBs equipped with Performance Line and switches between the Tour and Turbo riding modes. With a maximum torque of up to 75 Nm, the motor dynamically boosts your own performance Experience a natural riding sensation and maximum performance on the trail.  

More information 

Controlled and comfortable off-road riding

Ultimate Uphill Flow: Even at low cadence, the motor always provides the ideal power without changing gear. Changing the support modes is not necessary, since the progressive motor support automatically adapts to your individual riding style. Thanks to this progressive support, you can completely and fully focus on the trail. Starting on steep slopes is no problem, while off-road riding is noticeably easier. eMTB mode replaces the previous Sport mode on eMTBs equipped with Performance Line and switches between the Tour and Turbo riding modes. With a maximum torque of up to 75 Nm, the motor dynamically boosts your own performance Experience a natural riding sensation and maximum performance on the trail.  

More information 

Ready for any adventure

Uphill riding becomes an experience with eMTB mode. You can easily start riding up a mountain trail, even from a standstill, and experience perfect handling from the very first pedal stroke. The optimized performance delivery ensures maximum traction and control, and you get the power you need at exactly the right moment. Thanks to improved features, you can ride effortlessly on technical uphill sections or over obstacles. In short: With eMTB mode you can experience twice as much fun – without having to shift gears.

More information 

Ready for any adventure

Uphill riding becomes an experience with eMTB mode. You can easily start riding up a mountain trail, even from a standstill, and experience perfect handling from the very first pedal stroke. The optimized performance delivery ensures maximum traction and control, and you get the power you need at exactly the right moment. Thanks to improved features, you can ride effortlessly on technical uphill sections or over obstacles. In short: With eMTB mode you can experience twice as much fun – without having to shift gears.

More information 

Technical data


Active Line
(20 mph)


Active Line

(20 mph)


Active Line Plus
(20 mph)


Active Line Plus
(20 mph)


Cargo Line Cruise

(20 mph)


Cargo Line Cruise
(20 mph)


Cargo Line Speed
(28 mph)


Performance Line Cruise
(20 mph)


Performance Line Cruise

(20 mph)


Performance Line Sport *
(28 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 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: 300
SPORT: 200
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: 65
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 45
ECO: 35

TURBO: 85***
SPORT: 60
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 85***
eMTB**: 85
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
Maximum cadence (rpm)     100 100 105 105 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120 > 120
Start-up behavior  harmonious harmonious harmonious agile harmonious agile powerful powerful powerful dynamic sporty  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 28 mph 20 mph
Gear shift detection   ja ja nein ja nein ja ja nein ja 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.7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)

approx. 6.3 lbs

* Only available in New Zealand and US.

** In the case of 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.

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