Porsche launch $10,000 electric bikes

MichaelM

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It appears to be endorsed by Man at C&A. He'll need some mudguards to keep that suit clean.

Good to know that the tyres are "perfectly equilibrated". I think.
 
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The bikes will likely still be Taiwan built bikes badged with the brand name to inflate the price of what is likely only a 1.5k/2k average bike in the real world.

A bit like Merc, BMW & Ferrari before who have done the same, these companies won't build these in house. They throw some brand paint scheme and decals on them to match the vanity of the user.
 
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You'd think that if you paid £10,000 for a bike you'd at least get a bulletproof warranty and special help in dealing with any problems. All you get is 5 years on the frame, and the rest is down to you to argue it out with the component suppliers if you can figure out who they are.
 

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They have gone for the best mid motor Shimano Steps, must show what Porsche/Rotwild think of BOSH.
Cue Andy, saying that we haven't heard from him in ages.
 

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...to inflate the price of what is likely only a 1.5k/2k average bike in the real world.
They're a carbon frame though, aren't they? Even Wisper were charging £5,800 for a carbon framed dual suspension bike with a Shimano (E8000) drive. In that context, is £7,650 too much for a "premium brand" cross e-bike?
 
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They're a carbon frame though, aren't they? Even Wisper were charging £5,800 for a carbon framed dual suspension bike with a Shimano (E8000) drive. In that context, is £7,650 too much for a "premium brand" cross e-bike?
What’s more, the Wisper is probably better, especially if you get the hub-motor one.
 
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It would have been impressive if Porsche had made an ebike which actually fits inside a 911. A folding bike which folds bucket sized for the back seat, is cleary too tall an order.
 
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It would have been impressive if Porsche had made an ebike which actually fits inside a 911. A folding bike which folds bucket sized for the back seat, is cleary too tall an order.
What back seat? There's naff-all room in the front of a 911 never mind the back - couldn't get an Easter Egg in there!
 
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