BMW ActiveE concept gets charged up

BMW ActiveE concept gets charged up

BMW ActiveE concept fq

At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept appears to be little more than a 1 Series with a self-obsessed paint job. However, closer inspection reveals that it’s missing exhaust pipes and a fuel filler cap. Why?
The ActiveE concept is all electric. Similar to the Mini E electric car, the ActiveE is powered by a single rear-mounted electric motor that produces 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, which should be plenty to shift the notoriously overweight 1 Series around town. BMW claims 0-100 in less than nine seconds. Power storage is handled by a chained-together group of laptop batteries in a similar system to the Tesla Roadster.
Like the Mini E, BMW is planning a lease-type arrangement for customers and fleets interested in the production ActiveE. No word yet on pricing.

At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept appears to be little more than a 1 Series with a self-obsessed paint job. However, closer inspection reveals that it’s missing exhaust pipes and a fuel filler cap. Why?

The ActiveE concept is all electric. Similar to the Mini E electric car, the ActiveE is powered by a single rear-mounted electric motor that produces 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, which should be plenty to shift the notoriously overweight 1 Series around town. BMW claims 0-100 in less than nine seconds. Power storage is handled by a chained-together group of laptop batteries in a similar system to the Tesla Roadster.

Like the Mini E, BMW is planning a lease-type arrangement for customers and fleets interested in the production ActiveE. No word yet on pricing.

BMW ActiveE concept fq

At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept appears to be little more than a 1 Series with a self-obsessed paint job. However, closer inspection reveals that it’s missing exhaust pipes and a fuel filler cap. Why?
The ActiveE concept is all electric. Similar to the Mini E electric car, the ActiveE is powered by a single rear-mounted electric motor that produces 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, which should be plenty to shift the notoriously overweight 1 Series around town. BMW claims 0-100 in less than nine seconds. Power storage is handled by a chained-together group of laptop batteries in a similar system to the Tesla Roadster.
Like the Mini E, BMW is planning a lease-type arrangement for customers and fleets interested in the production ActiveE. No word yet on pricing.

At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept appears to be little more than a 1 Series with a self-obsessed paint job. However, closer inspection reveals that it’s missing exhaust pipes and a fuel filler cap. Why?

The ActiveE concept is all electric. Similar to the Mini E electric car, the ActiveE is powered by a single rear-mounted electric motor that produces 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, which should be plenty to shift the notoriously overweight 1 Series around town. BMW claims 0-100 in less than nine seconds. Power storage is handled by a chained-together group of laptop batteries in a similar system to the Tesla Roadster.

Like the Mini E, BMW is planning a lease-type arrangement for customers and fleets interested in the production ActiveE. No word yet on pricing.

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