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Bianchi introduces new Aria e-Road: power when you need it
06 july 2018
The newest Bianchi e-Road bike provides the ultimate lightweight experience, while expanding limits thanks to the newly-developed Inner Power Drive system
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Bianchi keeps expanding and deepening its high-end e-bike range by launching the new Aria e-Road.


Aria e-Road aero carbon bike, engineered with Bianchi's Inner Power Drive system, is the perfect solution to the demands of genuine road riders all over the World: to have the look and feel of traditional, pure high-performance, race-bred road riding, with powerful electrical assistance in the background – only when needed.


IPD | Inner Power Drive system
The new Aria e-road provides the ultimate light weight road experience with power to expand the rider’s limits.


Bianchi has specifically developed its new IPD | Inner Power Drive system for the Aria e-road, using the Ebikemotion’s powerful X35 V.2 pedal assist technology. At 3.5kg for the entire system (rear hub motor, 250W battery, iWOC One and all wiring), the X35 V.2 e-power system is the smallest and lightest full-power pedal assist motor available. It is the perfect solution for riders with a desire to take on long and demanding rides, selecting the extra power and speed of a trained professional only when it is needed: the assistance acts as an additional, on-demand asset, never overshadowing the human-powered endeavor and sensation of road riding.


Sleek aero look
The fully-integrated minimalist electric motor and battery provides a sleek and stylish aero look that can be ridden without any electrical power assistance. With zero interference, or drag, to the power transmission, the Aria e-Road is the true road cyclist’s choice.


The X35V.2 M1 36V/250W rear hub motor is extremely powerful, producing 40Nm of torque at the rear wheel, offering optimum powered assistance at speeds between 15 and 25km/h. Nestled between the rear cassette sprockets and the rear disc brake rotor, the motor is virtually hidden.


The X35 V.2 M1 motor is powered by a slim, 40mm wide 250W battery, positioned inside the downtube of the Aria e-Road frame.


A weatherproof charge-port is located discreetly in the upper surface of the down tube, near the junction with the seat tube, for a simple plug and charge operation via any household mains electricity supply.


Total integration
Bianchi engineers integrated the iWOC One flush-fit power and battery level controls unobtrusively into the Aria e-Road’s aero top tube. The Ebikemotion mobile app allows the rider to easily integrate multiple data functions into the ride experience, covering key motor function, battery status, power control, as well as GPS ride direction and tracking. A specific fitness function, linked to rider performance via heart rate bend, allows to control automatically the assist level of the motor unit by selecting a maximum HR frequency, to maintain in the desired exercise zone.


All electronic wiring is internal, completing the Aria e-Road’s aero aesthetic.


Aria e-Road power system – key information

  • 3.5kg total weight of X35 V.2 motor, 250W battery, iWOC One and all wiring
  • Slim 36V/250W V.2 rear hub motor produces 40Nm of torque
  • Optimum power pedal assistance between 15 and 25km/h
  • Panasonic battery is 40mm wide. Completely integrated and hidden inside the downtube
  • ‘Flat to full’ mains-charge in 3.5-4hrs
  • Zero motor drag to drivetrain