Addmotor is a huge brand which manufactures quality electric bikes since a decade. The company became a hit with its “Addmotor Motan Electric Bike” series – of which Addmotor Motan 750W, Addmotor Motan 1000W and Toretto lead the overall sales. Several consumers believe that owning an Addmotor Motan Electric Bike is somewhere near to owning a Honda.
There are total 17 models under the series of “Motan Electric Bikes” or commonly known as “Motan Ebikes”. All the motan ebikes are powerful and muscular products – especially crafted and manufactured for long time riders.
Motan Electric Bikes – differ from other Addmotor Bikes in terms of Quality. Addmotor is a manufacturer of several electric bikes but the Motan Ebikes – series includes only the flagship models.
The company used to sell motorcycle fairings and motorcycle parts since 2006, and then they released their own brand electric bikes. Years of experience in the development of electric vehicles paid off when their first models got great acclamation. The most famous bikes by Addmotor are Addmotor Motan Electric Bikes and second in number are Addmotor HitHots.
In this review we are going to compare three of Motan Electric Bikes’ – most praised models by masses – Addmotor Motan Electric Bike 750W, Addmotor Motan Electric Bike 1000W and its very recent release Addmotor Motan Electric Bike 3000W, commonly known as “Toretto”.
Addmotor Motan Electric Bike 750W – Best Value Electric Bike
The Addmotor Motan 750W has three models
- Motan M-150 – folding electric bike
- MOTAN M-550 P7
- MOTAN M-850 P7
All these models are the upgraded version of Addmotor Motan M 60 – which has a 500W motor. These three bikes have 750W motors. In this post we are going to look out for the Motan M-850 P7.
Motan M-850 P7 is a wonderful bike among all other Addmotor Motan Electric Bikes -and comes with some revolutionizing features. The most noticeable feature about this Motan Ebike is that it’s a versatile model, which can be used for sports, going to college or work, and even if you want to go on a recreational ride.
Bafang 750w Hub Motor
Motan 850 P7 comes with a Bafang 48V/750W powerful brushless motor which is attached at the rear hub of the bike. This provides the e-bike with a lot of power. The motor enables the vehicle to reach a maximum of 27mph of speed, and helps ascend the bike with all the weight upon hilly regions in a faster and easier way. With this motor you can cover a distance of up-to 55 miles.
With this motor the bike can support a maximum weight of 350lbs – making this Addmotor Motan Electric Bike the best option for larger riders.
If you are not a large rider, than go for Motan 850 P7 with a 500W motor. All the features are identical in the 500W and 750W versions except for a downsize motor.
Note – Motor of Motan 850 P7 comes with one year manufacturer’s warranty.
48v Lithium Ion Battery
This Addmotor Motan Electric Bike comes with 48V/11.6Ah removable lithium battery pack with Panasonic cells, with a 2.5 amp DC smart charger.
On a single full charge (the battery takes around 4-5 hours to get fully charged) the bike can be driven for over 40 miles at level 1 pedal assist. Rechargeable batteries of this bike last for over 800 lifetimes charge cycles.
Note: In my personal experience full battery lasted me for around 55 miles. But note that results can be varying based on rider weight, terrain, weather conditions, and other factors.
Note – Battery of Motan 850 P7 comes with one year manufacturer’s warranty.
TX55 Metal Gear
The bike comes installed with Shimano 7 Speeds TX55 Gears, which means you can choose which speed to ride on. Secondly these gears make it a perfect commute material for difficult terrains and unpaved roads.
The metal gear in this Addmotor Motan Electric Bike is the reason for its increased popularity and rising demands.
Studded Fat Bike Tires
With Kenda 26″ X 4.0″ Juggernaut Sport fat tires the bike can cruise through all kinds of terrains. Addmotor advertises this bike as an all terrain bike. You will be able to easily ride with better grip on mountains or rocky up-hills, beaches or sandy places and even on snowy roads.
Addmotor Motan 750W Build quality
The bike is built using 6061 aluminum-alloy frame. The sporty, compact frame features a strong, curved top tube anchored at both ends with long travel suspension. The frame and swing arm are both curved for styling, strength and clearance of the tires.
It comes with branded suspension forks and braking system, with a quick release 30cm Seat Post which makes this Addmotor Motan Electric Bike idle for 5’11”-6’10” and makes long distance riding very comfortable.
Design and Display
Sturdy and macho built and two colors options gives this e-bike a reason to turn the eyes around. Besides that a 5 inches LCD display which is paired alongside a superb USB charging Port gives it a modern look and importantly makes vital information available in front of your eyes. The charging port ensures that none of your gadgets run out of battery while you are on the go.
Along with all its features (necessary and luxury) its price is fair and just. The price has been subsidized so that anyone wanting budget bikes can enjoy the full pleasure and joy that comes with riding an e-bike. The bike comes with a highly competitive price – making it affordable for everyone, and Amazon always offers a discount on this model. One of the reasons – is that 850 P7 is one of Amazon’s best selling models. Click the link below to check its final on road price.
Pros and Cons of Motan 750W
With a lot of pros which are extensively discussed above there is some cons of this bike.
- The bike does not come with a back-light, which makes night riding a bit difficult.
- Secondly some consumers say that this bike is a little heavy to ride on. (I have included this point as a con but my personal experience does not justify this.)
- Lastly the bike is not very easy to assemble, so you will require a technician initially to help you put all parts in its place.
Note – make sure that you use a greasing agent on all threaded parts while assembling.
Final Verdict for Motan Best Value Electric Bike
Overall this is a wonderful bike. The quality and branded parts used in its manufacture – makes it a durable product and a long lasting vehicle.
Personally when our team inspected this bike they found it worth its money and secondly even the consumers are very happy with its on road performance.
All this makes it a perfect buy for someone looking for a sturdy durable e-bike.
Electric System Specifications:
- Motor: Bafang 48V/750W rear hub motor
- Battery: 48V/11.6Ah removable lithium battery pack with Panasonic cells
- Range: Approximately 40 miles on a single
- Charger: 2.5 amp DC smart charger
- Display: Addmotor 5-inch LCD display with USB port
- Charge Time: 4-5 hours
- Battery Life: Over 800 lifetimes charge cycles
- Throttle Type : variable speed control 1/2 twist throttle
- Freewheel: Shimano Pro Freewheel 7 speeds
- Rear Gears: Shimano 7 Speeds TX55 gears
- Frame: 6061 aluminum-alloy frame
- Fork: Mozo aluminum suspension fork w/100mm travel
- Absorber: Aluminum alloy Kingshock spring shock absorber
- Brake Set: Tektro CL-535RT disc brake Set
- Brakes: Tektro HD-E710 front 180mm /rear 160mm alloy disc brake
- Handlebar: Black aluminum handlebar
- Paddle – Aluminum black paddle
- Seat Post: Quick release 30cm
- Tires: Kenda 26″ X 4.0″ Juggernaut Sport fat tires
- Rider Height: 5′-8”- 6′-10”
- Load Capacity: 350 lbs
- Warranty – Motor and battery one year and technologies two years