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BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

BMW ActiveE

A rear-wheel drive BMW with zero emissions? be the ActiveE.

When: October

Where: Munich, Germany

2012 BMW ActiveE

Occasion: test drive

Effortlessly well-engineered and dynamic enough to its blue and white badge, the shows BMW is taking electric seriously. This plug-in 1 Coup may have a weight hampering its performance, but the drive points towards great from BMW’s lightweight i3 Megacity Vehicle in 2013.

Top 145km/h (limited)


Torque: 250Nm

Maximum speed: 12,000rpm (cut

Power type: batteries 32kWH overall capacity

160 kilometres

Charge time: 4 5 hours (at 240V/32A)

Kerb 1,815kg

In the Metal: 4/5

The ActiveE is recognisable as a BMW 1 Series Coup , but Tron -esque silver and graphics over Alpine paintwork to illustrate its electric It stands out aesthetically from its siblings courtesy of a completely rear apron (no exhaust or here of course), plus a bonnet bulge to accommodate the engine bay battery.

Inside it like any other 1 Series, a fine fit and finish to go with an layout. Importantly, this offers rear seating; BMW’s previous electric — the MINI E — in order to house its energy unit. Boot space is from 370- to 200 litres due to the of its three batteries — the being mounted where the would usually sit.

BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

Driving it: 3/5

Refined, effortless and enough when asked, the impresses more than it Its synchronous electric motor is silent, yet with 250Nm of from standstill it offers shove to propel its 1,815kg to 100km/h in nine seconds and on to No gear changes and only noise lessen the driving but it’s hard to fault how refined it all feels.

Your driving style has to be as lifting off the accelerator activates the recuperation mode, rapidly the car with some force. experience, the brakes barely using such is the aggressive of the system, while cruising a gentle lean on the throttle to smooth progress. Positively, an hour of battling Munich the new driving style had become nature.

The ActiveE is a car aimed for life with a 160-kilometre and four to five hour charge time, but BMW thankfully has true to its driving principles. drive, 50:50 weight and BMW’s typical confidence-inspiring tuning makes enthusiastic fun — if no match for the far lighter and conventionally-powered 1 Series offerings. braking, it’s clear got a lot more weight to haul to a

What you get for your Money: 4/5

BMW actually let you buy one of its ActiveE electric but over 1,000 left-hand examples are to be leased to drivers in the Europe and China. So importantly, BMW gets for your money is feedback to pour into its i3 electric Megacity Vehicle of a success.

Equipment-wise, BMW has given the lightweight 16-inch wheels to the kilos, while the cabin is to electric reminders with contrasting seams on the leather and more of those circuit-inspired for the dash.

The ActiveE is a big step for BMW in the electric car stakes, but must be as a go-between before the mass-produced arrival. Crucially, the forthcoming five-door, four-seater mini-MPV be of carbon fibre reinforced construction. Using the same as the ActiveE, the i3’s dramatically weight will make it a performer.

BMW is not a company that messes The ActiveE is an admirable field to make sure the i3 is market-leading in the car stakes when it arrives, but in its own this electric 1 Series is a Its weight hampers its abilities. so, what we have here is a engineered electric powertrain in a luxury coup .

For those zero emissions motoring, ActiveE is worth getting name down for.

BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

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