The MTB electric bikes (or VTTAE, electrically assisted mountain bikes) are ideal for leisurely rides or intensive sports outings on steep terrain. They have the particularity of being manoeuvrable while being robust and light. Buying an electric MTB opens up new horizons in terms of performance and allows you to explore places you may not have been able to reach before. For beginners, the VTTAE offers easy access to a discipline previously reserved for the most hardy. Here is our selection of the best MTB electric of 2022.
MTB BH Xtep Lynx Carbon Pro
This top of the range MTB electric bike is ideal if you are looking for an electric bike for touring or enduro, with an innovative design. It has a high capacity battery of 720 Wh, which gives it a range of approximately 155 km. It also offers three levels of assistance and the power of a Shimano EP8 motor, with a maximum cadence of 130 rpm and a maximum torque of 85 Nm. The lightweight carbon frame weighs just 2.2kg, making it one of the lightest e-Enduro frames on the market. This MTB electric bike has no visible cables, in line with the the BH brand brand to create the most attractive e-MTB on the market.
MTB Trek Powerfly FS
The VTTAE Trek Powerfly FS is an all-suspension MTB , ideal for your trail rides, even in the most rugged areas. Its soft suspension absorbs all the jolts and its long-life 625 Wh battery will allow you to ride without fear of running out. This MTB electric bike is also equipped with a powerful Bosch Performance CX motor of 250 W with a torque of 85 Nm. Its Shimano transmission system has 10 speeds. This is the right choice if you are looking for a comfortable yet powerful and fast bike for steep surfaces. Well-equipped, this MTB electric bike can also be your ally for everyday riding. The Trek Powerfly FS won the Best in Test award from the E-mountain Bike Magazine.
MTB Sunn Flash S1
More affordable in terms of price, the Sunn Flash S1 is the semi-rigid electric MTB that will suit everyone! It is perfectly suited to long rides on trails and in the mountains. Made in France, it is equipped with a Shimano E-7000 motor powered by an integrated 500 Wh battery and a torque of 60Nm. Its frame is perfectly finished, thanks in particular to its shiny metallic paint. This VTTAE has a range of approximately 100 km thanks to its 500 Wh Shimano battery.
MTB Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 All Road
The MTB Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 combines dynamism, driving precision and robustness. It is equipped with an integrated 4th generation Bosch CX drive unit, which offers you the possibility to take on the most extreme rides. Thanks to the 1.5 inch head tube, you can enjoy a precise and pleasant ride. All cables are routed internally, giving this model a sleek design and reducing maintenance requirements. The All Road model also features full mudguards, a kickstand and an integrated lighting system. Its 625 Wh Bosch PowerTube 500 battery provides a good range. The MTB electric Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 also has an X-Fusion air fork with an easily adjustable handlebar lockout system and a Boost axle at the front. The result? Optimal absorption of bumps. Finally, the 2.6" Schwalbe tires has the quality of being very grippy and the powerful Shimano hydraulic disc brakes guarantee control in all circumstances. The competition has to be careful!
MTB Haibike ALLMTN 7
The ATV Haibike ALLMTN 7 received the Design & Innovation and Red Dot Design awards in 2021. A top-of-the-range, competition-oriented model, it remains a must-have among the best electric MTB bikes of 2022. Robust and light, it is made entirely of carbon and features the new Yamaha PW-XZ engine with a torque of 80Nm. Its 600 Wh Yamaha InTube battery offers a great range for your sporty rides. The different wheel sizes ensure optimal traction on hills, but also a great flexibility on downhill. Ideal for adventuring on all types of trails, it is equipped with a FOX Kashima frame with 160 mm of travel as well as a derailleur and Shimano Deore XT brakes.
MTB Trek Rail 2022
The Trek brand brand has taken advantage of the latest Bosch innovations to revise its full-suspension VTTAE and release the Trek Rail 2022 model. The new version of the Rail concerns the highest range 9.8 and 9.9 products which benefit from an update of the OCLV carbon frame. This MTB electric All-Mountain is equipped with 150 mm rear wheel travel and 160 mm front wheel travel. With the Rail 2022, Trek clearly expresses its desire for a 100% connected VTTAE. You will be able to connect via the smartphone application and easily retrieve all the data from your rides and make system updates. This model also features a 750 Wh battery instead of the traditional 625 Wh, thus offering more autonomy. The control panel has also been modified with the addition of an LED panel.
MTB Cannondale Habit Neo 2
The MTB electric Cannondale Habit Neo 2 is a super versatile all-suspension model designed for both everyday use and All Mountain/Enduro riding. Its 130 mm rear and 140 mm front travel allows you to ride on the roughest trails. Its special feature: suspension adapted to your size, so that every rider can benefit from top traction, comfort and control. This VTTAE is equipped with a powerful Bosch Performance Line CX 250 W motor and a Bosch PowerTube 625 Wh battery. Its 29" wheels, wide handlebars, short stem and telescopic seatpost will allow you to perform well.
MTB Cube Stereo Hybrid 120 Pro 625
The MTB electric Cube Stereo Hybrid 120 Pro provides incredible comfort thanks to the excellent absorption capabilities of its RockShox front and rear suspensions. This all-suspension model is equipped with a fourth-generation Bosch CX drive unit, a 625W Bosch battery and a Shimano Deore 1x12 speed transmission. It will allow you to tackle the roughest trails with ease. Cube has also opted for four-piston hydraulic disc brakes with oversized discs at the front and rear. The 2.6 inch Schwalbe tires are very grippy, giving you control in all conditions. The technical prowess is complemented by an elegant and ingenious design. The Modular Battery System keeps the battery of this VTTAE out of sight, but also out of the water and dust.
MTB Decathlon Rockrider E-ST 520
The MTB electric Decathlon Rockrider E-ST 520 is the ideal model if you are looking for a cheap VTTAE. The quality-price ratio of this semi-rigid electric MTB is excellent. It is equipped with a BROSE T aluminium central motorisation with three electric assistance modes and a torque of 70 Nm. Responsive and versatile, it is sold with a 420 Wh battery that can be easily replaced by a model offering greater autonomy. Its geometry and the rather raised position it offers give this VTTAE great manoeuvrability. This MTB electric bike also benefits from Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, a single plate transmission, tubeless ready rims and tires Hutchinson Cougar. In summary: the Rockrider E-ST 520 is a reliable and very attractive model, available at a low price.
MTB Ezo Shaker
The affordable Ezo Shaker is the ideal electric MTB for all types of riding. It offers excellent control and comfort, thanks to its semi-rigid frame geometry, front suspension and Bassano seat, designed to filter out vibrations. Its large 27.5" wheels offer excellent stability. The EZO Shaker MTB electric bike is also equipped with a 9-speed Shimano Altus transmission and powerful hydraulic brakes at the front and rear. It is also equipped with a silent 250 W Bafang motor, located in the hub of the rear wheel. As for autonomy, its integrated Samsung 500 Wh battery offers a range of around 100 km.