2022 Canyon Spectral:ON CF adds more affordable models to 900Wh eMTB family

Following the April launch of the top-of-the-range 2022 Canyon Spectral:ON CFR and CFR LTD, the model has made obtainable three new, more affordable choices rocking the marginally heavier CF carbon body with a barely decrease stiffness:weight ratio. Despite that, it has the identical geometry and kinematic, with a 150mm fork paired with 155mm rear wheel journey, and nonetheless meets Canyon’s Category 4E energy and impression resistance testing requirements.

2022 canyon spectral:on cf 8 model green cornering

All models of the 2022 Canyon Spectral:ON are powered by Shimano’s EP8 motor, housed at a 30 diploma tilt angle so as to accommodate the 900Wh (or 720Wh) battery low on the body – you may read more about development of this eMTB right here.

For its US prospects, Canyon is providing two of these; the CF 7 and CF 8. The former retails at $5,999 USD, that includes the smaller, 720Wh battery, with the 900Wh battery as a limited-availability improve. Meanwhile, the CF 8 priced at $6,999 USD will include the 900Wh battery as customary, save for the small body that has capability just for the 720Wh battery, and is $350 USD cheaper, subsequently. Details and specs herein.

2022 Canyon Spectral:ON CF Models

2022 canyon spectral:on cf8 technical climbing with shimano ep8 motor

The Spectral:ON CFR launched in April has a claimed body weight of two.88 kg in dimension medium. The alternate carbon layup seen on the marginally more affordable CF models delivers a claimed body weight of three.18 kg. When you place that into the context of a 22.75 kg eMTB (CFR), and a possible general system weight of round 100 kg, the 300g distinction in body weight pales into insignificance. It’s the componentry providing between the CFR and CF models the place the biggest bag-for-buck differences can be found.

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The 2022 Canyon Spectral:ON CF 9 is simply obtainable to markets outwith the US

There are three Spectral:ON CF models launching at present; the upper finish CF 9 is restricted to European markets, nonetheless, retailing at €6,999 with the 720Wh battery and €7,299 for the 900Wh counterpart. That one boasts upper-end componentry together with a Fox 36 Performance Elite fork, a Float X Performance Shock and a SRAM XX1 AXS 12 velocity electronic-shifting drivetrain. Claimed weight for a medium (with the 900Wh battery) is 23.85 kg.

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The 2022 Canyon Spectral:ON CF 7 is accessible in white, purple/pink and black colorways

The “entry-level” CF 7 (in the event you can name it that) is priced at $5,999 USD with the 720Wh battery. It sports activities a RockShox Lyrik Select Fork, Super Deluxe Select shock and Shimano XT 12 velocity drivetrain. Claimed weight for the medium is 23.04 kg.

2022 canyon spectral:on cf 8 green

The CF 8 is accessible in inexperienced and black colorways

The CF 8 will set you again $6,999 USD with a 900Wh battery. That money fetches you a Fox 36 Rythm fork with GRIP damper, DPS Performance Shock and Shimano XT 12 velocity drivetrain. Claimed weight in medium is 23.95 kg.


We received a shot on the Canyon Spectral:ON CFR mannequin in Tuscany, Italy. Check out our first ride review here.

canyon 720wh 900wh emtb batteries for 2022 canyon spectral:on

The 720Wh and 900Wh batteries are of Canyon’s personal design, although Shimano do present a 1-year guarantee on them


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