In cooperation with Fallbrook, Continental developed a mid-motor with integrated NuVinci stepless automatic transmission. 48er Revolution ebike motor eliminates the need for gear-changing
Continental has developed two 48 Volt mid-motor e-bike drive system ready for Eurobike 2017; the 48er Revolution and the 48er Prime. The mid-motor features an integrated stepless NuVinci transmission.
For people that follow Endless sphere forum, this will be nothing new, since guys there have been doing the same thing with Nuvinci, Rohloff, Nexus. But none or few of them has a pleasure to combine it with Nuvinci step-less transmission: Nuvinci
With this innovative step, we can respond optimally to the needs of our customers
explains Jörg Malcherek, responsible for marketing e-bike systems at Continental.
8CHT Urban model – from this models specs we know more about upcomming Conti 48 revolution motor
This bike will be available in the first quarter of 2018.
48er Revolution – 8CHT
With this solution, the battery will be integrated into the frame, but the big novelty is the incorporation of a gearbox built into the engine, which makes it possible to have a light rear wheel and use a belt. The gearbox was developed with NuVinci 380 continuous shifting system.
This motor is found in the 8CHT urban model
48er Prime – 8CHT
This engine does not integrate the gearbox and is therefore compatible with standard derailleurs and hubs.
8CHT BIKE INFO
These two ebike engines will develop a torque of 70 Nm and the capacity of the battery will be 600Wh. The models prices vary between 3499 and 4399 €.
Before relising this information, Continental company relised info on their opinion of intergrated 48v systems
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You will have to wait for Eurobike 2017. to find out more. When u are there go to hall A6, stand 304. That’s where the fun is
For more info on what u can see at Eurobike, check our article