Released February 7

Focus Announces the VAM² SL, Lightweight E-MTB

Photo Credit: Focus

Overview

Builds

4

Price Range

($6,372)–($12,085)

Wheels

29″

Suspension

Full, 125 / 130mm

Frame Material

Carbon

SUPER LIGHT E-MTB FOR MORE SPEED ON YOUR RIDES

The VAM² SL is an e-MTB that will make you forget switching on your motor. And you won’t even notice right away. It enables you to go faster than actually planned. Pedal stroke by pedal stroke, this trail bike scales up your motivation. And with it your capabilities. Because every input you give is immediately transformed into forward movement. The efficiency of the VAM² SL and its intuitive handling will make you go beyond the usual 25 km/h e-bike speed.

The highs and lows of this model family

Compare the VAM² SL Range
MSRP
($6,372)($7,580)($9,558)($12,085)
Spec Level
Weight
42.1 lbs40.6 lbs38.7 lbs35.8 lbs
Fork
Suntour RAIDONFox Rhythm Float 34Fox Performance Elite Float 34Fox Factory Float 34
Wheels
AluminumAluminumAluminumCarbon
Motor
Fazua 450W 60Nm mid-driveFazua 450W 60Nm mid-driveFazua 450W 60Nm mid-driveFazua 450W 60Nm mid-drive
Battery
430Wh430Wh430Wh430Wh
Groupset
DeoreXT, RotorXT, RotorX0 Eagle Transmission, SRAM
Drivetrain
1 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 12 Electronic
Where to Buy
($6,372)

At Focus

($7,580)

At Focus

($9,558)

At Focus

($12,085)

At Focus

Spec Level

Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

Geometry
Wheels
29″29″29″29″
602602620639
420450475505
1.431.341.311.27
576606635670
390420440460
75.575.575.575.5
100100120140
65.565.565.565.5
35353535
339339339339
723753786824
440440440440
1,1611,1911,2241,262
44444444
127127127128
Stem Length
50505050
Crank Length
165165165165
Handlebar Width
800800800800

🐐 Measurements listed in mm and degrees

Reviews
E-Mountainbike Magazine
First ride review of the new FOCUS VAM² SL 9.0 light eMTB weighing in at just 16.7 kg – Touring or trail genes?

Feb 7, 2024 · Sebastian Dirscherl

Das neue FOCUS VAM2 SL 9.0 2024 kommt mit 130/125 mm Federweg und dem FAZUA Ride 60-Motorsystem. Wir haben das Down-Country-Bike für euch getestet.

Highs
  • Intuitive handling

  • Good balance of efficiency and comfort

Lows
  • Expensive

  • Quickly reaches its limits when it gets rough

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EMTB Forums
This is the new Focus Vam² SL - a short travel lightweight

Feb 7, 2024 · Knut Nes

Do you find emtbs are too similar? A full-power emtb usually has about 160 mm suspension travel. A mild, lightweight bike usually is at about 150 mm. This really is quite a lot of travel. What happened to the bikes we used to call “regular...

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Pinkbike
First Ride: Focus Vam² SL - Electric Downcountry?

Feb 7, 2024 · Seb Stott

Focus' latest e-machine weighs only 35.7 pounds with a 430 Wh battery.

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