New Brompton Electric P Line powers up with a Williams motor and a titanium rear frame

F1 comes to folding e-bikes with the launch of the iconic British brand's lightest so far

Brompton Electric P Line being wheeled through a station
(Image credit: Brompton)

Titanium chassis, Williams engine, superlight gearing system… no, it’s not an F1 car but the new Brompton P-Line folding bike.

Up until today, Brompton only had one electric folding bike, the Electric C-Line (C is for classic). But now, with the launch of the new Electric P-Line the iconic UK brand is claiming that “this bike is performance, folded and unfolded."

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.