Central drive unit Shimano STePS E5000

Shimano STePS E5000

Shimano STePS E5000

Shimano’s lightest motor to date delivers a smooth yet powerful natural riding experience, capable of solidly handling all your daily activities.


  • Weighs only 2.5 kg for a light feel and easy handling
  • Switch easily between power-assist options  
  • Up to 200% max support to effortlessly get you anywhere you need to go
  • Virtually silent and compact drive unit, so all you notice is its expert support
  • Natural riding feeling for pure comfort 
  • Built to be ridden in all weather conditions
  • Every time you stop, auto down-shift is enabled for an easy start (Di2 only)
  • Fully automatic shifting option for stress-free riding (Di2 only)


The E5000 drive unit produces an efficient torque of 40 Nm. Integrates innovative motor technology into a practical, quiet and lightweight drive unit (2.5 kg, which is 380 g less than other SHIMANO STEPS drive units) for a smooth, powerful yet natural riding experience. Combined with a 504 Wh or 418 Wh battery, your e-bike nicely gets where you need it-in time and without sweat! The motor is specially designed to handle the demands of urban environment.



Drive unit central
Rated power 250 W
Max. torque 40 Nm
Voltage 36/43/48 (DCV)
Max. support up to 200%
Max. support Speed 25 km/h
Weight 2.5 kg


Complete assortment of an e-bikes with Shimano STePS E5000 motor