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Porsche unveils its first pair of electric bikes but the prices will rip your pockets

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German carmaker Porsche unveiled its latest electric vehicle – the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo yesterday. The company also took the wraps off two full-suspension electric bikes. The bikes which will start selling this spring are the brand’s first electric bicycles.Porsche Sport

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, while the Cross is an off-road bike.Porsche Sport

in terms of the design, the Porsche Sport e-bike comes with a full-suspension carbon fiber frame and weighs less than 48 pounds. It is also has integrated front and rear lights while it is driven by a Shimano mid-drive motor. The Sport comes with a hefty price tag of about $10,700.

On its part, the off-roading adventure-designed Porsche Cross also packs a Shimano mid-drive and a carbon fiber frame. It also comes with full suspension which allows a comfortable drive even on a bumpy road. For braking, the Cross comes with a Magura-MT Trail hydraulic disc brakes that are extra-large and “heat resistant.” The bike is slightly heavier at 48.7 pounds and carries a price tag of $8,549.

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The two bikes utilize the Shimano EP8 motor which is smaller than previous versions but provides up to 25 km/h of pedal-assisted support. Both bikes will be up for grabs from spring 2021.

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