750W Rear Hub Motor w/ 55nM Torque - Easy-Access Battery w/ 48V/12Ah & 48V/18Ah Options - Class 2 Half-Twist Throttle - Front & Rear Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Are you looking for a classic electric cruiser? Do you want an incredibly comfortable ebike that sports the highest quality components on the market? Well, please let me introduce you to the W-CLASS from Ariel Riders. This retro-style electric cruiser will knock your socks off.
Hop on the W-CLASS and take off! Hit the beach or take a cruise around town - wherever you go the W-CLASS will get you there in style. Live in a hilly area or want to carry your groceries home from the store? No problem, the W-CLASS features a powerful 750W nominal (1500W peak) output rear hub motor with 55 nM of torque. The motor is paired with an equally robust, quick-access battery pack, featuring either a 48V/12Ah option with Samsung cells, or a long-range 48V/18Ah option with Panasonic cells.
Ariel Riderebikes feature a patent-pending Power-On-Demand (POD) system, with a highly sensitive torque sensor. Torque is a twisting force that tends to cause rotation, and the torque sensor on theW-CLASSdetects how much pressure you putting on the pedals and responds immediately (in less than one rotation) by sending power to the motor. In an instant you feel a magic force compelling you forward.
Adjust the 7-speed gears accordingly, so that you have a comfortable pedaling experience, or give the throttle a twist and cruise without pedaling at all.
One of the most important component sets on any bicycle, but especially on an electric bike, is the cockpit. That combination of stem, handlebar, grips, and controls that are central to a good riding experience.
In this area the W-CLASS does not disappoint. It features sweptback cruiser style handlebars with stitched leather grips, mounted on an adjustable Promax stem. The half-twist throttle and gear trigger are located on the right side adjacent to the grip, the left side features the display mount, and all cables are encased in a durable sheath for protection and clean design.
MOTOR BRAND: Dapu M155
MOTOR TYPE: Rear-Mounted Geared Hub
MOTOR NOMINAL OUTPUT: 750 watts
MOTOR PEAK OUTPUT: 1500 watts
MOTOR TORQUE: 75 Newton meters (nM)
BATTERY BRAND: Samsung or Panasonic 18650
BATTERY VOLTAGE: 48 volts
BATTERY AMP HOURS: 12Ah or 18Ah Options
BATTERY CHEMISTRY: Lithium-ion
CHARGE TIME: 6 hours
ESTIMATED MIN RANGE: 35 miles (56 km)
ESTIMATED MAX RANGE: 85 miles (137 km)
DISPLAY TYPE: Ariel Rider Branded APT Fixed, Monochrome, Backlit, LCD, Buttons: Power, +, -, (Double Tap Power for Settings Menu: Units, Backlight, Wheel Diameter, Voltage, Password 1919, Speed Limit, Hold + for Lights, Hold - for Walk Mode)
READOUTS: Speed, Power Meter (L, M, H), Assist Level (0 to 6), Battery Level (5 Bars and Outline), Avg Speed, Max Speed, Trip Distance, Odometer, Trip Time
We always appreciate when EBR writes an independent review of bikes we carry. Court Rye is always very detailed and honest in his reporting, and many brands use the information he provides to improve their models from year to year, including Ariel Rider eBikes. Their summary says this about the W-CLASS:
One of the most beautiful electric cruiser bicycles on the market today, vintage styled springer fork, rich faux leather touch points and matching balloon tires, paint-matched plastic fenders and chain cover
Zippy 500+ watt planetary geared hub motor from Dapu, strong 48 volt battery with upgrade options to extend range, adjustable speed up to 28 mph, torque sensing pedal assist and twist throttle drive modes, hydraulic disc brakes
Integrated LED lights and reflective tires keep you safe, the headlight is styled to look like a motorcycle, comfortable sprung saddle, padded grips, adjustable angle stem, swept back handlebar, and high volume tires
The springer styled fork doesn't offer much travel and is more for aesthetics, no rack or bottle cage mounting points, kickstand can cause pedal lock when deployed, heavier overall build at ~64lbs
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