It's not a wild flight of supercar fancy like the Vision EfficientDynamics; rather it's a sensible shoes step in BMW's electric car game plan.
The Concept ActiveE electric car is based on the 1-Series coupe and like the Mini E before it the intention is to make this car ready for field trials. In the longer term, BMW is planning to launch a production electric car during the first half of the next decade.
1. Control electronics
2. High voltage cable
4. Electric motor
The rear-mounted electric engine generates 125kW of power and 250Nm of torque, allowing the ActiveE to race from zero to 100km/h in under nine seconds. The car's top speed is electronically limited to 145km/h.