SHIMANO STEPS E8000 Drive Unit for E-MTB V-BRAKE and Disc Brake




SHIMANO STEPS E8000 - Drive Unit for V-BRAKE, Disc Brake - E-MTB

Lighter than the E6002 Drive Unit, the SHIMANO STEPS E8000 Drive Unit has a short rear center in order to increase clearance for suspension and large tires. It provides a stable assist power output and a direct pedaling feel whether the assist is on or off. It offers 70 Nm of torque and 250 watts output and a 24mm spindle bb.

  • Compact drive unit
  • Shorter chain stay possible
  • More clearance (suspension/tire)
  • Power output
  • 70 N·m (max.), 250W
  • Lightweight
  • Lighter than DU-E6002
  • Improves bike handling
  • Drive unit characteristics
  • Direct pedaling feel in on and off assist power
  • Stable Assist Power output



Color Black
Average weight 2.88 kg
Remarks * Set by E-TUBE PROJECT. ** By using SM-DUE10/SM-DUE11. *** By using RD-M9050/RD-M8050
Compatible Brake type Disc brake, V-BRAKE
Motor type Brushless motor
Position Mid ship
Compatible Wheel Size *1,300 - 3,000
Maximum Rated Power (Watt) 250
Maximum torque (Nm) 70
Rated Voltage DC 36 V
Maximum Assist ratio (%)_ECO
Power supply for front light DC 6 V
Power supply for rear light DC 6 V
Communication E-TUBE
Torque sensor
Crank arm position sensor
Bike speed sensor ** X
Cadence sensor
Compatible BB type 24 mm Axle Serration
Chain Device compatible
DI2 compatible_RD *X
E-tube connector (pcs) 0
E-tube port (pcs) 2
Firmware update by E-tube Project
Master unit
Maximum Assist ratio (%)_BOOST
Maximum Assist ratio (%)_TRAIL
Maximum Current supply Front and Rear light total (A) 2
Maximum support bike speed20mph *X
Maximum support bike speed_25km/h *X
Port for Speed Sensor (pcs)_SD50 type 1
Riding Characteristics_Customize *X
Riding Characteristics_Dynamic *X
Riding Characteristics_Explorer *X
Safe way home function
Terminal for Light (pcs) 1
Walk assist function_Intelligent *** X
Walk assist function_On/Off
Walk assist function_Quick
Walk assist function_Standard


  • Chain Device SHIMANO STEPS Chain Device
  • Battery Mount SHIMANO STEPS Battery Mount for Down Tube
  • Chainring Chainring for E-MTB (12-speed)
  • Battery SHIMANO STEPS Battery for Down Tube (630 Wh)