NEW Focus Sam2 eMTB Available from Early 2018 in THREE Spec Levels
The new Focus Sam2 range of 170mm travel e-Enduro’s are coming to OnBike soon. Powered by the highly acclaimed Shimano E8000 this new breed of eMTBs are ready for even the most demanding alpine trails. There’s THREE different models to choose from, with the following chracteristics:
(1) Sam2 Pro (RRP £6,699.00)
FOX 36 Factory forks, FOX DPS Factory rear shock, FOX Transfer dropper, Sram EX1 drivetrain, Sram Code RS brakes, Race Face Turbine wheelset.
(2) Sam2 (RRP £4,399.00)
FOX 36 Performance forks, FOX DPS rear shock, Kindshock dropper, Sram NX drivetrain, Shimano MT5 brakes, Race Face AR30 wheelset.
(3) Sam2 Ltd (RRP £3,999.00)
RockShox Yari forks, RockShox Deluxe R rear shock, Kindshock dropper, Shimano Deore XT drivetrain, Shimano MT2 brakes, Race Face AR30 wheelset.
Key features of the New Focus Sam2 at a glance
- Shiamno E8000 drive
- 170mm travel
- Easy to install additional TEC pack provides a total of 758Wh
- Custom designed F.O.L.D. chassis ensures a perfectly balanced ride
- Agile & aggressive geometry
- Quality suspension front & rear
Shimano’s eMTB motor, the E8000 delivering around 70Nm+ of torque is the powerhouse beneath the Sam2. It’s light at 2.8Kg, compact and slim. It’s Q Factor is identical to conventional cycles, and as a consequence, the bike feels very natural to ride. Furthermore, the motor design facilitates a shorter chainstay length, comparable to a conventional bike. Frame fit is perfectly integrated and sleek. Three power settings feature on the E8000 with a walk assist function too. Assistance levels on the Sam2 are operated via a Firebolt switch on the left-hand side of the bars. A compact yet clear LCD offers all the necessary information, sitting out of harms way adjacent to the handlebar stem.
The Sam2 sports a totally unique, FOCUS designed Dual Battery system. It’s called the T.E.C. (Tailored Energy Concept) system. The addition of a second battery increases capacity to a huge 756Wh for immense range. This is achievable by mounting another battery, which connects very simply, on the down-tube. If an additional battery isn’t required, there’s room for the attachment of a water bottle if desired, with its own compartment on the cage for carrying tubes or tools. Both the battery and bottle cage attach quickly and easily without any fuss.
A super light alloy frame ensures reliable and resilient handling together with a high degree of maneuverability.
The Sam2 is a great example of the next generation e-Enduro. It offers a well balanced, very natural ride and combines Shimano’s finest drive with with an optional dual battery for a very unique experience.