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Cervélo updates its P, C and R series for 2019

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Not sure if you're expected to spring for the supercar too?

Not sure if you're expected to spring for the supercar too? (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The P5X's cockpit maxxes on adjustability

The P5X's cockpit maxxes on adjustability (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The flamboyant Orange UDi2 disc R3 really wowed

The flamboyant Orange UDi2 disc R3 really wowed (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The monochrome R3 Ultegra disc is a bit of understated goodness

The monochrome R3 Ultegra disc is a bit of understated goodness (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The new R2 105 looks good for £2,299, and we like the blue-hued grey primer finish

The new R2 105 looks good for £2,299, and we like the blue-hued grey primer finish (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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A new cheaper C series is on the way with this 105-equipped C2 model

A new cheaper C series is on the way with this 105-equipped C2 model (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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…as does the contrasting gloss detailing

…as does the contrasting gloss detailing (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The metallic matte-green looks great in the flesh…

The metallic matte-green looks great in the flesh… (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The new Cervélo C3 Ultegra Di2 is a great-looking machine

The new Cervélo C3 Ultegra Di2 is a great-looking machine (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The standard P5X not quite bling enough for you? The how about the Automobil Lamborghini limited edition…

The standard P5X not quite bling enough for you? The how about the Automobil Lamborghini limited edition… (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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It's not often you see a Lamborghini Aventador at a bike show

It's not often you see a Lamborghini Aventador at a bike show (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The graphics are less bold than previous models

The graphics are less bold than previous models (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The paint is strong on this one

The paint is strong on this one (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The flat mount Dura Ace brakes look suitably integrated on the P5X

The flat mount Dura Ace brakes look suitably integrated on the P5X (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The flat mount Dura Ace brakes look suitably integrated on the P5X

The flat mount Dura Ace brakes look suitably integrated on the P5X (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The latest Dura-Ace Di2-equipped P5X is a wild-looking machine

The latest Dura-Ace Di2-equipped P5X is a wild-looking machine (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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A Profile base bar and extensions provide a quality upgrade to the P2

A Profile base bar and extensions provide a quality upgrade to the P2 (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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ISM's unique noseless saddle design is a big favourite among time-triallers and triathletes

ISM's unique noseless saddle design is a big favourite among time-triallers and triathletes (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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The updated P2 comes with a new Profile cockpit and ISM saddle and Shimano's latest 7000 series 105

The updated P2 comes with a new Profile cockpit and ISM saddle and Shimano's latest 7000 series 105 (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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Giro d'Italia: Stage 3 Profile

Giro d'Italia: Stage 3 Profile (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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This new superlight alloy bar follows the same fork as Cervélo's carbon models

This new superlight alloy bar follows the same fork as Cervélo's carbon models (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)
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Cervélo has branched out further into its own component designs

Cervélo has branched out further into its own component designs (Image credit: Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)

This article first appeared on BikeRadar.

Cervélo might still have three major announcements waiting in the wings, but there's plenty to like in its 2019 range. With some great, more affordable additions to the P, C and R series bikes and some serious bling too, so there's more than enough to keep us going for now.

Cervélo C series

The C series, with its highly compliant frame and all-road potential was — along with GT’s Grade — a little ahead of the gravel curve. The downside to the C series, however, was that both the C3 and C5 were expensive.

Well, for 2019 Cervélo has introduced the C2, priced at £2,399.

It shares the same frame design as the more expensive 3 Series, but comes with new Shimano 105 (7020 series) and RS170 disc wheels. Meanwhile, Continental 28mm tyres and Easton EA50 components finish what looks like a well-priced package. 

The metallic matte-green looks great in the flesh

It's also a thumbs-up for the navy blue and red colour scheme. Thankfully, Cervélo has continued to step away from its traditional black/red colourways.

The C3 Ultegra Di2 at £4,159 takes things a step further with a wild matt/gloss metallic green. The contrasting orange/red panelling looks stunning and the build with DT Swiss wheels, Cervélo cockpit, Fi'zi:k saddle and Continental tyres (not to mention the Di2 drivetrain and Ultegra brakes), all add up to a slick package.

Cervélo R series

Cervélo reimagined the R5 and R3 last year with the R5 getting more racy and the 3 becoming more of a sportive rider’s rig.

For 2019, the R range has seen updates too, with the R2 moving to the latest 105. The R2 is a more affordable carbon frame based on the R3’s mould.

This means you will be able to get the sub-1,000g frame equipped with new 105 (7000) for £2,299, as well as Shimano RS10 wheels and Cervélo’s own alloy finishing kit. 

The flamboyant Orange UDi2 disc R3 really wowed

The R3 comes in both disc and rim-brake versions and we loved the look of the flamboyant orange R3 Ultegra Di2 disc at £4,999. It comes with Cervélo’s aero sculpted lightweight alloy bar and stem, Novatec carbon disc wheels and, of course, Ultegra Di2 and hydraulic Ultegra disc brakes.

If you prefer a little more understated (and a little less pricey), then the standard Ultegra disc R3 comes in a cool-looking monochrome finish with matching DT Swiss wheels for £3,499.

Cervélo P series

Cervélo’s time-trial and triathlon line the P series has also had a few updates for 2019. The entry-level P2, at £2,499, gets a few choice upgrades from the previous model.

First, it gains the slick-looking new Shimano 105 7000 series, a new cockpit from Profile with the Wing 10a base bar and 35a Extensions, and armrests with Profile's Sonic clamp holding things together. At the rear, it’s a nose-less ISM PR 1.0 saddle.

The P3 gains DT Swiss wheels, a Profile cockpit and ISM saddle for 2019

The pricier £3,599 P3 gets new wheels from DT Swiss (P1800) and Shimano Ultegra, along with the same cockpit and saddle updates as the P2. 

The latest range-topping super-tri machine — the P5X — looks the business, with a full Dura-Ace Di2 group, complete with Dura-Ace flat mount disc brakes, an Enve SES wheelset and a stunning new fluoro colourway, making it look every inch the superbike that it is.

It's not often you see a Lamborghini Aventador at a bike show

If a Di2-equipped P5X isn’t quite bling enough for you, then how about the ultra-limited-edition automobile Lamborghini edition P5X, shown on display here at PON Bike, alongside an equally outrageous Lamborghini Aventador, both in Lamborghini yellow.