Electric Digital Dynamic BMW Concept E Scooter2011-09-22T14:31:03Z
Building on almost 90 years of experience in the field of motorized two-wheel vehicles, BMW Motorrad is drawing on the conceptual benefits of single-track vehicles to develop innovative solutions, adding a new dimension to the area of urban commuting.
Thinking on a serious note increasing limitations in traffic space, growing traffic density as well as both ecological and economical challenges gives rise to new demands in the area of private transport in the major city areas in particular.
BMW Motorrad designers have developed the style and shaping of the e-scooter of the future - electric, digital, dynamic.
The shaping and precision achieved reflect the core values of BMW Motorrad. At the same time, the purist, clear design, colouring and choice of materials instantly suggest a clean, efficient yet agile single-track vehicle which allows one to move effortlessly through city traffic.
The Concept e, the main aim was to translate the special character of electric drive technology to the vehicle's outward appearance. The Concept e is the conceptual blueprint of a scooter able to set new standards with innovative premium electrical drive and provide a sound alternative form of mobility suitable for everyday use in the dense traffic of the constantly expanding conurbation areas and cities of the world today.
The BMW Concept e is clearly identifiable as a member of the BMW Motorrad family. As in other BMW motorcycles, the so-called split face runs from the upper trim section to above the front wheel cover, giving the Concept e an unmistakable, dynamic front view.The successful BMW Motorrad design style is also reflected in the styling of the twin-tipped spoiler in the floating panel of the front trim, a boomerang-shaped, aerodynamically formed floating panel.
low cut windshield.
The battery is charged at regular household power sockets as found in Europe, the USA, Canada and Japan, There is no need for a special charging station. When the battery is completely flat, the charging period is less than three hours. Practical experience with concept vehicles has already shown that the battery rarely runs out completely, so charging times are generally shorter.