Wednesday, October 07, 2009
BMW C1-E concept revealed
BMW have released the first pictures and some details of their lithium-ion battery-powered C1-E electric scooter concept, which is based on the now-defunct C1. With its ‘safety cell’ that incorporates a roll bar, and seat belts, the C1-E is supposed to be safer than its IC-engined predecessor. And its electric motor is based on components sourced from EV manufacturer, Vectrix.
‘This BMW Motorrad study is to remain the only model of its kind. Series production is currently not planned. Nevertheless, findings from the project will find their way into other future developments in the field of single-track vehicles,’ says a press release from BMW.
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