Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)

Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022) - £3,999.99

The Vitus e-Sommet VR Mountain Bike has all the trail-shredding performance and longer travel of a big-hitting 170mm Enduro bike, with a Shimano motor under the hood that kills the climbs and extends access to the most technical tracks.

Experience the rush - the brief snapshots that flood your senses and place you deep in the zone. The feeling of total control as you float from takeoff to landing and rip down descents, from bike park to big mountain. The rush as you roll out at the bottom of the trail and chase one last run. The rush that pushes you to explore your limits without overstepping the mark. Miss the last uplift? Doesn’t matter. The proven E7000 drive unit will soon have you back at the trailhead.

The e-Sommet VR has been developed to run a mullet wheel setup. A 27.5” rear wheel gives you more clearance for steep ground and is more responsive through tight corners, while a 29” wheel at the front eats up rocky terrain and keeps momentum high. You’re getting the versatility of both wheel sizes in one bike. The stability of the full aluminium frame with a seamlessly integrated battery is rock solid, so you won’t be taking just any line, this is a bike for taking the best line. This is a bike that tracks so accurately it rewards you with time. Time to line up the next obstacle and pick your route as the trail unfolds in front of you. The powerful STEPS system, with E8035 504wh internal battery, keeps you fresh on the climbs so you can go all-in on the descents.

The e-Sommet VR is a bike that you sit within, not perch on top. It’s a powerful rider position that puts you firmly in control. Eagerly build your confidence on the refined berms and manicured features of a trail centre, but take a step into the wild and that’s where this bike really comes alive, revelling in the unpredictability of naturally technical ground. Whether threading the needle through the challenging terrain of your favourite forest trails or dropping in on the lively descents of an e-Enduro, speed and traction come easily to the e-Sommet. It thrives in the chaos of steep and challenging trails. Bringing calm where all around there is frenzy.

  • RockShox Domain R & Super Deluxe Select R suspension
  • Efficient Shimano STEPS E7000 motor with 504Wh battery
  • Shimano Deore 1x11 speed drivetrain
  • Powerful 4 piston hydraulic disc brakes
  • WTB ST Light i30 tubeless ready rims with tape applied
  • Confidence inspiring Maxxis Assegai & High Roller II tyres

E-Sommet Electric Enduro Platform

Internal battery frame design with efficient Shimano STEPS EP700 drive unit, improved suspension kinematics and updated geometry.

Frame Material

6061-T6 Aluminium (Frame protection supplied and fitted as standard)

Suspension Travel 

170mm Front, 167mm Rear

Wheel Size

Mullet - 29" Front / 27.5" Rear

Available Size

S, M, L, XL


Velocity Blue - Black


Medium: 24.3kg (tubeless setup)


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Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)
Vitus E-Sommet VR Mountain Bike (2022)


FRAMEE-Sommet 6061-T6 Double Butted Alloy

Internal cable routing, post mount disc brake mounts, Boost hub spacing - 148mm x 12mm thru axle, Shimano STEPS compatible. Axle Specifications: 180mm Length, 13mm Thread Length, M12xP1.0 Thread Pitch

REAR RIMWTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0

27.5", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed

FORKSRockShox Domain R 29"

170mm travel, DebonAir, 38mm stanchions, 110mm x 15mm Maxle Stealth axle, 44mm offset

FRONT HUBNukeproof Neutron

32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 110mm x 15mm

SHOCKRockShox Super Deluxe Select R

DebonAir, 205mm x 65mm, trunnion

REAR HUB Nukeproof Neutron

32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 148mm x 12mm

CHAINSETShimano E8000 or E*Thirteen E*Spec Plus

34T Narrow Wide Chainring, 165mm Crank Length, 53mm Chain Line

WHEELSETWTB ST Light i30 rims on Vitus KT hubs

29" Front, 27.5" Rear Wheelset, 32H, 6 Bolt, Boost 110mm x 15mm Front & 148mm x 12mm Rear Hub Spacing, Tubeless Ready



FRONT TYREMaxxis Assegai

29" x 2.5" WT, 3C MaxxGrip compound, DD casing



REAR TYREMaxxis High Roller II

27.5" x 2.5" WT, 3C MaxxTerra compound, DD casing

REAR DERAILLEURShimano Deore M5100

11 Speed, Shadow Plus, Long Cage

BRAKESShimano MT520 or SRAM DB8

Post Mount, Four Piston Caliper

SHIFTERSShimano Deore M5100

11 Speed, Rapidfire Plus

BRAKE ROTORSShimano RT66 or SRAM CenterLine

Shimano: 203mm Front & Rear, SRAM: 200mm Front & Rear, 6 Bolt Hub Fitment


11 Speed, 11-51T Range

HANDLEBARSNukeproof Horizon V2 Riser

7075 Alloy, 9° Back Sweep, 31.8mm Clamp Diameter, S & M: 780mm Wide, 12mm Rise, L & XL: 800mm Wide, 25mm Rise


11 Speed, E-Bike specific, 118 Links

STEMNukeproof Neutron AM

6061 Alloy, 45mm length, 31.8mm Handlebar Clamp Diameter, 0° Rise


504Wh, Downtube Integrated


ZS56/28.6 upper & ZS66/40 lower to suit 1-1/8" upper tapered to 1.8" lower headtube


Boost, Trail, Eco, Off & Walk modes

GRIPSVitus Lock On



Mounted on left

SADDLENukeproof Trail Saddle

Black, Steel Rails


Max Power Output 250W, Max Torque 60Nm

SEATPOSTBrand-X Ascend Dropper

Remote lever, 31.6mm Diameter, S: 125mm drop, M: 150mm drop, L & XL: 170mm drop


29", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed


34.9mm Diameter

  • Shimano E7000 Motor

    he Shimano STEPS E7000 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.

  • Internal Battery Frame Design

    The much loved E-Sommet is now updated with an integrated battery design, incorporated all aspects of the system within the frame. Engineers designed a battery door on the bottom of the downtube, and by adding strength in key areas and placing cutout on flat surface it ensured the frame retained all the riding performance.

  • Internal Cable Routing

    Block Lock ICR Acros headset allows neater cable management through the headset. With the block feature limiting the handlebar rotation to ensure your frame / bars are protected.

  • Updated Geometry

    We have updated the geometry to give a more confidence inspiring ride. Key changes are slacker head angles and reduced BB drop to aid technical climbing. We have also steepened the effective seat tube angle and made it progressively steeper as you go up the size range. This ensures that each frame size has an optimal sagged saddle position with no compromise.

Geometry & Sizing

Measurement instructions for Vitus Sommet range


Frame Size S M L XL
Rec Rider Height (Imperial) 5' 2" - 5' 6" 5' 6" - 5' 10" 5' 10" - 6' 2" 6' 2" - 6' 7"
Rec Rider Height (Metric) 160 - 170cm 170 - 178cm 178 - 190cm 190 - 201cm
Rec Inside Leg (Imperial) 27" - 30" 30" - 32" 32" - 34" 34" - 37"
Rec Inside Leg (Metric) 71 - 76cm 76 - 81cm 81 - 86cm 86 - 94cm
Standover Height 840mm 842mm 849mm 863mm
(A) Seat Tube Length 380mm 410mm 440mm 480mm
(B) Effective Top Tube Length 581mm 601mm 624mm 648mm
(C) Reach 430mm 450mm 478mm 505mm
(D) Stack 645mm 645mm 649mm 658mm
(E) Chainstay Length 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
(F) Headtube length 115mm 115mm 120mm 130mm
(G) Headtube Angle 64° 64° 64° 64°
(H) Effective Seat Tube Angle 77° 77° 77.5° 78°
(I) Actual Seat Tube Angle 71° 71° 71.5° 72°
(J) Saddle Layback 146.65 163.01 172.79 188.84
(K) BB to Saddle Height at Saddle Layback 650 700 750 800
Wheelbase 1217mm 1235mm 1267mm 1298mm
Bottom Bracket Drop 35mm 35mm 35mm 35mm
Headset 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6
Chain Device ISCG-05 ISCG-05 ISCG-05 ISCG-05
Rear Axle 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0
Handlebar Width/Rise 780mm/12mm 780mm/12mm 800mm/25mm 800mm/25mm
Shock Size 205*65 205*65 205*65 205*65
Max. Rear Tyre Clearance 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5"
Seatpost Dropper travel 125mm 150mm 170mm 170mm
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm
Seatpost Insert Depth 220mm 220mm 250mm 275mm



  • FAQs
  • Tech Docs
  • Where can I buy Vitus Bikes?
  • You can buy Vitus bikes directly through our exclusive retailers Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles
  • Do your bikes come with Warranty?
  • We offer a 5-year warranty on all our frames. On top of that we also offer an extended 2-year warranty on all components excluding wear and tear items such as bearings, brake pads, chains & cassettes etc. Our Warranty policy applies to the original owner and processed by our exclusive retail partners.To see their warranty process check: CRC & Wiggle
  • Where can I buy touch up paint for my bike?
  • We have partnered up with paint specialist G-Paint to offer touch up paints for popular Vitus models. These can be bought direct from G-Paint's website HERE.