Garmin unveils Varia eRTL615, its first rearview radar designed for your eBike

Garmin unveils Varia eRTL615, its first rearview radar designed for your eBike

Rearview radar plugs directly into a compatible eBike to provide peace of mind during every ride

OLATHE, Kan., April 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) today announced Varia™ eRTL615, its first rearview radar and tail light made specifically for eBike riders. Featuring a battery-free design, Varia eRTL615 plugs into a compatible eBike1 and can help detect approaching vehicles by providing both visual and audible alerts when paired with select Garmin devices or the Varia app on a compatible smartphone2.

“As eBike riding becomes more and more popular, we are pleased to bring our trusted radar technology to this growing group of cyclists. No matter where the next adventure leads, explore with ease knowing that Varia eRTL615 has your back while you ride ahead.” – Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of Global Consumer Sales

Ride with greater peace of mind

Maximum awareness: When paired with select Garmin smartwatches, Edge® cycling computers or a smartphone with the Varia app, visual and audible notifications can warn of vehicles approaching from behind—up to 150 yards away.

Superior visibility: Alert drivers to a cyclists’ presence as soon as possible with a tail light that is visible up to a mile away in daylight conditions and a light-flash pattern that changes when an approaching vehicle is detected.

Adjustable light modes: Four tail light modes—solid, peloton, night flash and day flash – offer more visibility to drivers in a variety of conditions.
See Varia eRTL615 in action here.

Featuring a sleek and compact design, Varia eRTL615 offers multiple mounting options with a universal seat rail mount or a rack/pannier mount. Available now, it has a suggested retail price of $299.99.

Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized life for runners, cyclists, swimmers and athletes of all levels and abilities. Committed to developing technology that helps people stay active and elevate performance, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday. Visit the Garmin Newsroom, email our media team, connect with @garmincycling on social, or follow our blog.

1 Requires a compatible Garmin cable (sold separately).

2 This device can improve situational awareness. It is not a replacement for cyclist attentiveness and good judgment. Always maintain awareness of your surroundings and operate the bicycle in a safe manner.

About Garmin International, Inc. Garmin International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin and Edge are registered trademarks and Varia is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries. All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

Notice on Forward-Looking Statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0001-411180). A copy of such Form 10-K is available at No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

SOURCE Garmin International, Inc.

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