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First Video: BMW ActiveE

ActiveE | December 17th, 2009 by 3

BMW TV releases a teaser video of the new BMW ActiveE, the all electric concept vehicle based on the 1 Series coupe that was unveiled …

BMW TV releases a teaser video of the new BMW ActiveE, the all electric concept vehicle based on the 1 Series coupe that was unveiled yesterday.

Part of Project i programme, BMW ActiveE is a concept study of how future electric vehicles would operate and…look.

Exactly a year ago, yours truly reported that a future electric 1 Series model powered by the MINI E technology will be unveiled. Well, the ActiveE is here and brings some of the latest advancements in the all-electric powered vehicles.

BMW Concept ActiveE: 1-Series BMW in electric form

Engine: Lithium-ion electric pack making 170hp and 184lb-ft of torque (125kW/250 Nm)

Transmission: Direct Drive

Weight: 3,900lbs

0-60: 8.5-seconds

Drive Time: Approx. 100 miles

Charge Time: 4.5 hours on 220 volt residential power supply

Expect more information to surface in the upcoming days.

  • Elio

    I see what they did there – it’s an electric car with a proper boot and rear seats. But how cheesy was that spot?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=584867244 Matt Stokes

    AC/DC Rock!

  • curious

    how did the old people get in after their kids? it’s only a 2 door!

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