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BMW C Evolution, the first BMW electric scooter


The popularity of electric mobility is growing and with it the market proposals, from electric cars to two-wheelers, are increasing. Marketed (Exit) since March 2014 it iselectric scooterof BMW, theC Evolution: for its first electric two-wheeler the BMW he decided to play autonomy with a full 100 kilometers on a full charge.

The batteries are recharged up to 80 percent in half an hour, while with the domestic electrical outlet you will have to wait three hours for a full energy. The user can recharge at night and run around during the day: a full energy tank allows you to travel 100 km.

To ensure 100 km ofautonomy, loBMW C Evolution electric scooterit was equipped with an 8 kWh battery pack. The German company offers a maximum speed of 120 km / h, a sore point for speed lovers especially knowing that it is a self-limited top speed.

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Overall performance is comparable to other petrol maxi scooters; to theBMW C Evolutionthere is also ABS and an energy recovery system during braking: during braking, the energy already supplied to the engine with acceleration is diverted and sent back to the battery pack which is strictly lithium.

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The wheels are 15 inches, the curb weight is 265 kg. The engine is equipped with a liquid cooling system and the mechanical architecture sees it inserted just behind the battery pack. The first concept of theBMW C Evolutionwas presented a few years ago, on the occasion of the London Olympics, even if the design details differ from those of the concept, theC Evolution electric scooterwhich is about to debut on the market retains the technical characteristics of the "old"prototype: maximum speed electronically limited to 120km / h and battery with a storage capacity of 8kW.

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Theprice of the BMW C Evolution? Since March 2014 theBMW C Evolutioncan be brought home with € 15,750 ... yes, a high price to be "only" a maxiscooter. On the steering wheel desk of theC Evolutiona large automotive-style color display stands out where the driver can view all the more classic indications and, in addition, the specifications relating to the operation and state of battery charge.


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