What’s New at VOLT™ for 2018

The VOLT Pulse light grey e-bike against a blue brick wall

Want to know what’s happening with our bikes for 2018? We’ve got some innovative changes that we hope you’re going to find exciting too! 

From updated designs to cutting-edge technology, here’s a look at what’s arriving in our showroom in the new year.

New Models for 2018

Inspired by the design of the award-winning Kensington, the Swift is just as stylish, but from a technology perspective, features the central crank motor system from Shimano STEPS and Shimano’s advanced e-bike management system.

On a practical level, it incorporates all the quality features of the Kensington including a quick-release adjustable handlebar stem, pannier rack and full mudguards. On a technology heightening level, the front and rear lights are now integrated to run off the main bike battery. The 8-speed Shimano Alfine gears, which can be set to manual or automatic, are now completely hidden within a hub.

As a result of repeated requests, we’ve now designed the Pulse LS, a step-through version of our Pulse model. Produced for riders who prefer lower step-through frames, this bike is going to turn heads. It looks great and rides even better. This is one of the most versatile frames we’ve built, fitting smaller riders as well as taller.

By combining all the features of the original Pulse with a low-step frame, we believe we’ve built the best step-through e-bike on the market. The model includes Kevlar lined Kenda tyres for extra puncture protection, as well as integrated mudguards by industry-renowned SKS. Shimano M375 disc brakes on the front and rear wheels are equipped with “safety power-cut” technology, which ensures that the motor cuts out when the brakes are engaged so they never work against one another. Topped off with a new metallic-white frame finish, the Pulse LS is a sleek take on a classic favourite.

We’re celebrating the new year with a limited-edition Light Grey Pulse and Metro Blue, both available for a short time only. With all the features of the original models, the new versions offer a unique spin that will set you apart from the crowd.

New Technology for 2018

Our most advanced ebike drive system to date, SpinTech™ makes for a riding experience that’s better than ever. It combines the best of our V-Wave system with new technologies utilised by other top e-bike brands, creating a durable system that makes hills and long distances a breeze.

Available in a Standard and Large size, the battery is maintenance-free and fully charges in just 3 to 4 hours. With an average lifespan of 1,000 full charges, it will last for years to come.

The SpinTech™ LCD display mounted on the handlebars allows you to keep track of every part of your ride with ease. With speed, distance, motor power output and battery charge at your fingertips, the display is customisable and easy to read, even in the dark with its backlit screen.

The system’s controller seamlessly manages these features, continuously monitoring your e-bike’s usage to deploy power when you need it.

After fantastic feedback following several of our current models, we’re thrilled to collaborate again with Shimano STEPS on the Axis and the Swift. The most sophisticated pedal assistance program on the market, the system guarantees the smoothest acceleration available.

Stay tuned for more details in the coming months. While you’re waiting, book a test ride on one of our current e-bikes today.