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Smart Ebike: German Car Company Outs Its First Electric Bike

by Range
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There are plenty of electric bikes these days, but from time to time, one comes along that sets itself apart, like this one from Germany’s Smart. Smart is best known for their ultra compact city cars, but I’m impressed with this e-bike too.

smart electric ebike bike photo

The Smart Ebike provides 250 watts of power from its front-mounted motor, and can reach speeds up to 15.5 mph. It’s supposed to be able to go even faster when you use the 3-speed gear hub. Its chain has been replaced by a carbon tooth belt, which is supposed to be more efficient and last longer than a normal chain.

It’s been designed to work for urban travel. Its rechargeable battery can cover up to 62 miles on a charge. It takes about five hours to charge it up, and there’s also a regenerative system that will top off the battery when coasting, braking or riding downhill.

smart electric ebike bike charging photo

smart-electric ebike bike hydraulic brake photo

[via designboom]

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Comments (2):

  1. Peter Jubell says:

    Nice looking bike but if that is a “front mounted 250 watt motor” I will eat my bike helmet. More likely a Bionx 3speed IGH.

  2. suburbanbikes says:

    funny how the “front mounted” motor is on the back of the bike….

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