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Scott E-Spark 720 Plus 2017 Shimano

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Who is this bike suitable for?

The new Scott E-Spark 720 Plus eBike is built entirely for trail riding, with a 130mm travel chassis, trail components and lightweight build. Focused on your everyday trail biker who want's to take on a full day's ride - Longer, Harder & Faster for 2017!

When good design pays off: stylishly integrated, SCOTT’s design is both slim and manages to include a bottle cage mount... - E-Mountain Bike Magazine

New Features

Scott have developed a whole new breed of electric mountain bike, for 2017 fully integrating the new eMTB specific Shimano Steps system into one truly capable eBike.

When combined with Scott's exclusive TwinLoc system this means for one very well equipped trail bike!

The new Scott Spark's offer a tighter trail geometry and lower centre of gravity due to the new Shimano battery integration.

Scott have fitted a Custom X-Fusion Nude rear shock to the E-Spark 720 which offers 3 modes of lockout including Scott's special 'traction control' setting perfect for any eBike.

The X-Fusion shock also has full air adjust-ability and rebound damping controls. Inverted in the frame for optimum traction and minimal 'Pedal Bobbing'.

Shimano Deore Brakes on E-Spark 2017

Interestingly, Scott eBikes also allow the user 2 stages for the shock to operate. The quick chip on the rear linkage can be flipped to the riders liking, offering a low & high BB setting depending on the terrain - offering full control on the 2017 Scott E-Spark electric bike.

Shimano SLX Mech on Scott 2017

Now with the new Shimano SLX 10 speed drive train, the 2017 SLX mech is crisper, easier to shift & lighter than ever before.

The Shimano Deore disc brakes offer similar characteristics to the SLX style brakes with servo action levers and larger calipers to offer good levels of braking and disperse heat efficiently.

PLUS. What's this all about? The new revelation hitting the cycling industry by storm is the 27.5+ tyres. These bridge the gap between regular MTB's and Fat eBikes to offer a wider 2.8" tyre for ultimate traction and grip, without compromising on rolling resistance, the E-Spark is equipped and ready to go!

For 2017 the wheels are built using Shimano front & rear hubs. These are laced onto strong yet lightweight Syncros X35 35mm wide 27.5+ alloy disc specific trail rims. 

The E-Spark 720 Plus 2017 eBike is offered up with a combination of Maxxis Minion tyre up front & Rekon tyre at the rear. The wider 2.8" offering decent grip levels for cornering on the front wheel, while maintaining a fast rolling rear to keep you tight through the trails.

Don't forget these are extra wide and suck up a lot more of the bumps. Also due to the wider tyre and dual compound construction, these eBike tyres offer superior levels of grip over standard width tyres without compromising rolling resistance.

Up front we see the RockShox Sektor RL forks with 130mm of travel for all round trail use, these are of course fully air adjustable with rebound and damping controls also.

This adjustment is normally adjusted down on the forks / shock itself, but Scott have an exclusive remote TwinLoc lever design for the E-Spark 2017, mounted up on the handlebars.

Having control on the bars the rider can fully open or close both front and rear shocks without removing hands from the eBike bars. A special system indeed for maximum control.

Scott Syncros TwinLoc Suspension

The new Scott E-Spark 720 is the entry level model within the Shimano Steps range of eBikes. It's fairly well spec'd considering the price and offers a great way into electric mountain biking, particularly for Shimano fans. Want more? Check out the E-Spark 710 2017.

Shimano Steps E8000 on Scott E-Spark 2017

Shimano Steps E8000 eMTB System

Scott have worked closely with Shimano to develop and integrate their new 2017 Steps E8000 system into the new Scott E-Spark 720 Plus electric mountain bikes. 

The new Shimano Steps system has been developed specifically around eMTBing and offers a long range 500Wh battery which Scott have fully integrated into the down tube offering stealth fitment and a lower centre of gravity. Alongside a newly developed 2017 MTB drive unit capable of assisting up to 70Nm of torque to the rider and operating up to high cadence RPM ranges. 

The assistance outputs are adjustable as the rider can set and change the assistance mode whilst riding on the fly with 3 options – Eco, Trail & Boost visible on the LCD display panel.

Read more in depth articles about the Shimano Steps eMTB system on our Blog information pages.

Whats included?


This electric bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialled in for optimum performance. All our electric bikes arrive with a user manual, keys, charger & free follow up service within 3 months.

Support on the Scott Electric Mountain Bikes

Our electric bikes also include a 5yr warranty on the frame, 2yr warranty on all the electrics & 1yr warranty on the components. In the event of a problem, we handle all warranty claims in-house. We can also offer worldwide support for customers further afield using a laptop or PC connected to the internet, combined with our diagnostic equipment.

E-bikeshop is a UK Shimano Electric Bike Service Center and our in house workshop is now exclusively reserved for our own eBike customers. We also have parts / spares to hand should they be required.

*Range is dependant on many factors inc rider weight, wind, hills, terrain etc. For a better estimate, please use our range calculator.


Free Electric Bike Insurance Cover

FREE 14 Days Electric Bike Cover

We've exclusively teamed up with Bikmo to offer 14 days free electric bike insurance when you purchase your new electric bike with

You'll be covered for eBike theft, accessories, crash damage, clothing/headgear, accidental damage, public liability and Bikmo will even cover the cost of getting you home as a result of damage or theft.

The perfect package to get you started with your new eBike without the need for any worry or hassle. Of course, you'll have the no obligation option to continue your insurance over after the initial period.

To get this exclusive special offer, simply tick the checkbox in the checkout. 

*You must meet all of the standard Bikmo eligibility criteria and understand the Bikmo locking requirements. You can find this info on the dedicated page here

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General Bike Specifications


E-Genius 6061 Alloy butted tubes Tapered Headtube / BB height adj


Rock Shox Sektor RL Solo Air 130mm Tapered

Rear Shock

Custom X-Fusion Nude Performance


Shimano Deore 200mm


Shimano SLX 10 Speed

Rear Mech

Shimano SLX Shadow Plus 10 Speed


Shimano SLX, 11-36 Teeth, 10 Speed


KMC X10 10 Speed


Shimano Hubs on Syncros X-35 Rims Front: 15mm, Rear: 142/12mm


Maxxis Minion DHF & Rekon 27.5+ x2.80


Syncros FL2.0 Alloy 7050 D.B. / 9° / 760mm


Syncros TR 2.0 6061 Alloy / 31.8mm / 6°


Syncros Tapered Semi Integrated


Syncros Alloy 31.6mm


Syncros XM 2.5


22.4 kg

Electric Bike Specifications


Shimano Lithium Ion 36 Volt, 500 Wh, with BMS Management


Shimano E8000 LCD Compact Display 3 Mode Asssit


Shimano Steps E8000 36 Volt, 250 Watt. 3 Mode Assist 70Nm


30-130 miles of power assisted range, depending on terrain

Further Information


The most frequently asked questions on this eBike -

These questions relate to this bike. You can find a full F.A.Q on general eBike & website questions by clicking here.

What sizes is this bike available in?
The Scott E-Spark 720 Plus 2017 bike is available in frame sizes - SOLD OUT.

Is this bike in stock now?
The stock status is shown at the top of this page next to the price. If the stock level is shown as 'Pre-Order' this means it is a new model arriving soon, you can see an expected date at the top of each bike description.

Are there any colour options?
No, the Scott E-Spark 720 Plus 2017 bike is only available in the colour shown.

Where can I find a geometry chart of this bike?
You can find the geometry chart of each bike by clicking on the 'Downloads' tab of each bike.

Where is this bike made?

Can I try the bike before I buy?
Yes of course, you can visit, we can talk you through your riding style and requirements and offer expert advice as to which model to select. We will be able to advise particular eBikes and talk them through in more detail. We also give you the opportunity to ride crank drive bikes so you can get a feel for them prior to purchase. 

At e-bikeshop we work by appointment only, so we can talk to each customer on an individual basis to give the best advice possible. If you like the bike, you have the option to take it away there and then with any accessories selected fitted and a full fitting session on the bike itself. We ask you to go for a short ride on the bike to make sure you are happy with the setup and also able to answer any operational questions you may have. 

If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Remember you can find a full F.A.Q on general electric bike & website questions by clicking here.

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