Meet the updated BMW C Evolution : The all electric scooter that now draws power from BMW i3’s battery

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Following the BMW Group’s sustainability strategy and parallel to BMW i in the automobile sector, BMW Motorrad moved into the field of electric mobility back in 2012, putting forward a convincing statement in the form of the C evolution e-scooter. BMW Motorrad has now unveiled the updated version of its electric scooter, the C Evolution. The electric scooter features new generation of batteries with a cell capacity of 94 Ah, as used in the current BMW i3.

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The new C evolution is available in two variants in future – the Long Range version and the European version that meets the requirements for the A1 driving licence. A new charge cable, with a smaller diameter, is now included as standard. New optional accessories such as the smartphone cradle also mean there are now many more ways to customise the BMW C evolution.

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The new C evolution Long Range gets continuous output of 19 kW (26 hp), 8 kW (11 hp) more than its predecessor, while the range has been significantly extended to approximately 160 kilometres. The top speed of this electric scooter is electronically limited to 129 km/h. In the A1 driving licence version (Europe only), the new C evolution has an output of 11 kW (15 hp). The range here is around 100 kilometres, with a top speed of 120 km/h.

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The new BMW C evolution also gets refined visual appearance. Both versions of the new C evolution are available in the new paint finish Ionic Silver metallic / Electric Green, combined with the contrasting colour Blackstorm metallic. A new graphic has also been added to the centre tunnel trim in the Long Range version.

Check out the new C evolution in a glance through the highlights below:

  • Innovative electric drive via drivetrain swing arm with liquid-cooled e‑motor, tooth belt and planetary gear.
  • Significantly increased range due to enlarged battery cell capacity of 94 Ah (previously 60 Ah).
  • Long Range version: 19 kW (26 hp) continuous output and 35 kW (48 hp) peak output. Top speed 129 km/h, range approx. 160 km.
  • A1 driving licence version (Europe only): 11 kW (15 hp) continuous output and 35 kW (48 hp) peak output. Top speed 120 km/h, range approx. 100 km.
  • Intelligent recuperation in coasting mode and when braking.
  • Standard charge cable with smaller diameter.
  • Short charging times possible.
  • Synergy effects with BMW automobiles and electrical safety according to car standards.
  • Hybrid chassis with agile handling due to low centre of gravity.
  • Powerful braking system with ABS.
  • Extensive range of standard features including multifunctional TFT instrument cluster, LED daytime running light, LED turn indicators, several riding modes, reverse assist and Torque Control Assist (TCA).
  • New paint finishes Ionic Silver metallic / Electric Green.
  • High-end details such as tinted windshield and colour seat seams.

Check out the electric scooter in detailed images below. Do let us know your views through the comments section below.

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