It goes with out saying that Bosch has been on the forefront of electrical bicycle expertise for a few years now. Its e-bike techniques are present in a breadth of fashions suited to all types of functions. From metropolis commuters, to cargo bikes; performance-oriented street bikes to all-terrain e-MTBs, Bosch has the tech to supercharge each bicycle owner’s experience.
The German model’s most up-to-date innovation comes within the type of the Efficiency Line SX, its lightest, most compact e-bike system up to now. Designed to be used on light-weight electrical mountain bikes and gravel bikes, we’re starting to see a few of the first manufacturing fashions to be outfitted with the brand new groundbreaking motor. The latest of which comes from German model Nicolai, within the type of the Saturn Swift collection.
The Bosch Efficiency Line SX-powered Saturn Swift collection includes two fashions – the Saturn 11 Swift and Saturn 14 Swift. Each fashions characteristic a full-suspension body, and are designed to be mild – each bodily and visuall. The distinction lies in suspension journey, with the Saturn 11 Swift that includes 120 millimeters of entrance and 106 millimeters of rear suspension journey. The Saturn 14 Swift, in the meantime, will get an all-mountain configuration with 150 millimeters of journey up entrance and 130 millimeters of journey on the again.
On each bikes, the Bosch Efficiency Line SX motor is mated to a Bosch Compact Tube 400-watt-hour battery pack. In complete, the whole e-bike system weighs in at simply 4 kilograms – greater than a kilo lighter than the Efficiency Line CX setup. The SX collection is additional amplified by its spectacular 55 Newton-meters of torque, in addition to the built-in Bosch Purion 200 management panel full with a 1.6-inch colour show.
Based on Nicolai, the Saturn Swift vary of electrical mountain bikes is ideal for riders in search of an agile, light-weight e-bike that handles extra like a regular, non-electric mountain bike. Certainly, that is additionally the demographic Bosch has in thoughts for its Efficiency Line SX motor, making the collab between the 2 German corporations a match seemingly made in heaven.
On the pricing facet of the equation, nonetheless, Nicolai’s Saturn Swift vary of e-bikes instructions fairly the premium. The Saturn 14 Swift is available in three trim choices – HLS for 8,999 Euros ($9,836 USD), TNS for 10,999 Euros ($12,022 USD), and HRZ for 11,999 Euros ($13,115 USD). The Saturn 11 Swift, in the meantime, is packaged in a elaborate cross-country setup, and retails for a whopping 14,999 Euros ($16,400 USD).