The Hercules E-Imperial 180 S F8 is an excellent all-weather city cruiser, and well suited to taller and heavier riders, with a permitted total weight of 180kg (Bike + Rider + Luggage).
The Bosch Performance Line electric drive system provides capable support. Smooth and reliable shifting is provided by the Shimano Alfine 8-Speed internal gear hub, and the powerful Magura HS-22 hydraulic rim brakes give safe stopping power even in wet conditions.
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Bosch Performance Line
Bosch Performance Line System
Whether trekking, all-mountain riding or commuting: The sporty Performance Line is the perfect choice for ambitious eBikers. The finely balanced, high-performance system with a maximum torque of 63 Nm transforms eBikers into explorers and adventurers and provides the required power at any moment. Look forward to even more fun in the saddle – up to 25 km/h with the Performance Cruise drive unit or up to 45 km/h with the Speed model.
▶ Peak power: 500W (250 max continuous)
▶ Peak torque: 63 Nm
▶ Assistance level: ECO: 50%
The level of assistance ranges between 50% and 260% depending on which power level you choose; 100% assistance equates to the motor doubling your pedaling force.
Electric Bike Battery
Bosch’s lithium-ion based e-bike batteries are lightweight, compact and available in 400Wh and 500Wh capacities. With unrivaled energy density Bosch batteries offer market leading range to weight ratios whatever size you choose.
They are easy to fit and remove, and can be charged either on the bike or unlocked using its key for charging at home or work. The battery management system provides optimal protection against overload, overheating and short circuit.
Modern Bosch lithium-ion batteries do not suffer from ‘memory effect’ or self-discharge issues. Your battery will charge to 50% in about 2 hours, depending on the charger and battery capacity.
Electric Bike Display & Assistance Control
The Bosch Intuvia display gives you all the information needed to monitor and adjust your e-bike. The illuminated screen is clearly visible under all lighting conditions and the separate thumb switch enables you to switch between assistance levels while keeping your hands safely on the handlebar. As well as speed, range, battery level and trip functions the display also shows you when its time to change gear for optimal range performance.