Porsche unveils its first pair of electric bikes priced at $8,549

Porsche unveils its first pair of electric bikes priced at $8,549
IANS
The German automaker has unveiled two electric bikes, alongside the global debut of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.

The Porsche eBike Sport is priced at $10,700, while the "cheaper" Porsche eBike Cross costs $8,549.

Both the bikes will be up for grabs from spring 2021.

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The e-bikes are dubbed Porsche Sport and Porsche Cross electric bikes, designed for different usage scenarios.

"While the Porsche Sport is a regular road bike for everyday use, the Cross is an off-road bike", reports GizmoChina.

The Porsche eBike Sport is equipped with a new Shimano EP8 motor, which provides motor support up to 25 km/hour (about 15 miles per hour), a Shimano electronic gear shifting system and Magura high-performance brakes that are integrated into the handlebars, according to the report.

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The Sport bike also has M99 LED lights from Supernova, which are embedded in the handlebar stem and aerodynamic seat post.

The Porsche eBike Cross has a new motor developed by Shimano, Magura-MT Trail high-performance brakes with extra-large, heat-resistant brake discs for deceleration.

The Cross is more for off-roading adventures, the report said.

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