Specialized Turbo Vado, From $4,800

If looks are high on your agenda, the Specialized Turbo Vado delivers. With a sleek integrated battery neatly tucked away into the downtube, the Vado comes in men’s and women’s versions. At $4,800, the Turbo Vado 3.0 offers up an integrated 2.2-inch computer with Bluetooth capability, a 50mm travel Suntour suspension fork, nifty fenders, and the comfortable aesthetics of internal cable routing, smooth welds, and a neat, minimalist rear rack.

Giant Quick-E, $3,999

Equipped with Shimano Deore 10 speed shifters and rear derailleur, Giant battery and motor, and Shimano hydraulic discs, the Quick-E, with its rigid fork, fenders, rack, and integrated battery, is pure-bred for city riding. Made of Giant’s Aluxx SL aluminium and finished in shiny Metallic Anthracite paintwork, it’s sure to turn a few heads as you zip your way through the traffic on the way to the office.