A manufacturing BMW CE 04 electrical scooter is formally right here. BMW confirmed us an idea CE 04 final 12 months, however in the present day sees that fashionable scooter flip into an actual, manufacturing two-wheeler.
The design is basically much like what BMW confirmed us earlier than. Its fairings and different particulars aren’t precisely the identical, however it nonetheless seems a complete lot just like the idea. That’s factor, because the CE 04 scooter is likely one of the extra engaging scooter designs we’ve ever seen.
BMW launched detailed specs on prime of in depth images of the scooter in the present day, too. The one electrical motor mounted low within the body makes 42 horsepower and 44 pound-feet of torque. That’s sufficient for a prime pace of 75 mph, so this scooter can handle temporary stints on the freeway along with being a metropolis runabout. Acceleration to 30 mph is punchy, because it will get there in simply 2.6 seconds. Getting all the best way from 0-62 mph takes considerably longer, as BMW claims a 9.2-second time.
An 8.9 kWh battery pack gives a BMW-estimated 80 miles of vary on a full cost. BMW makes use of an air-cooling system to manage the battery’s temperature. Charging maxes out at Stage 2 speeds. BMW says that should you use its non-compulsory 6.9 kW charging cable, you may get a 0-100% cost in 1 hour and 40 minutes. A extra typical charging state of affairs you’d end up in is a 20-80% cost, which BMW says takes simply 45 minutes utilizing the identical technique.
Totally different using modes convey totally different power recuperation traits. You’ll be able to select between extra of a coasting expertise, or take pleasure in the identical drag-like feeling you get when driving electrical autos with regenerative braking. ABS is normal, however “ABS Professional” is non-compulsory — the Professional choice provides auto brake management when leaning into corners.
BMW’s ASC slip management system comes on the CE 04. It operates similarly to BMW’s inner combustion engine bikes with the system. An non-compulsory “Dynamic Traction Management” system is non-compulsory on prime of ASC that additional aids acceleration in a leaning place.
All CE 04s include an enormous 10.25-inch HD show that features navigation and smartphone connectivity. A number of different niceties can be found, too. A Premium Package deal provides the aforementioned braking/traction methods, plus an adaptive LED headlight, a heated seat and an extra “Dynamic” drive mode for higher acceleration. You’ll be able to have it within the non-compulsory Magellan Grey Metallic pictured right here, however a Gentle White exterior theme is normal.
The CE 04 begins at $11,795, and BMW says it’ll go on sale within the first quarter of 2022.