It's right for you if...
You're looking for a bike that makes climbs a little sweeter without sacrificing the handling on descents. You want to enter the world of light e-mountain bikes without blowing through your entire bank account and don't mind upgrading some of the parts later.
The tech you get
An Alpha Platinum Aluminium frame with TQ's HPR50 harmonic pin ring drive system, a fully-encased 360 Wh removable battery and smart charging port. An integrated LED display and handlebar remote that are easy to use on the fly. 150 mm of air-sprung RockShox Recon Silver Solo front suspension with motion control damper and a lockout, and 140 mm X-Fusion Pro 2 rear suspension with 2-position damper. Plus, 12-speed Shimano Deore shifting, hydraulic disc brakes and a dropper post.
The final word
If you're ready to add power to your trail rides without breaking the bank, the Fuel EXe 5 is your answer. It gives you all the tech of its higher-end carbon sibling with parts that you can upgrade over time.