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News: The New BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter Is a Game Changer

BMW Goes Electric on Two Wheels, Too

In the past few years, the auto industry has been busy moving to electric drive. Much of the attention has been on cars and even semi trucks, but the motorcycle world is being impacted as well. One prime example is BMW’s new model of scooter. Let’s see why the new BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter is a game changer.

BMW C Evolution

BMW is moving to electrify on two wheels and four

The Emergence of BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter

The motorcycle industry has becoming more and more competitive over the years. New companies have emerged on the scene and old companies continue to make innovations. BMW, for one, made another creation–the BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter.

BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter: The Specifications

Let’s look at this motorcycle’s specifications and features to get a better idea of why it has become such a game changer in the industry.

Model: C Series

Engine: Electric Motor

Top Speed: 80 mph

Battery: Air-cooled high-voltage battery

Battery Voltage: 133 V (nominal)

Features of the New BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter

  • Vehicle Design and Color

The C Evolution is available in Ionic Silver Metallic and Electric Green. The color scheme emphasizes the shape of the motorcycle. Additionally, the touch of light electric green with the complementary color of the ionic silver, creates an attractive guise.

  • Vehicle Technology

The electric performance of the C Evolution is at the same level as that of a combustion engine. With its 19 kW continuous output, and 35 kW peak output, this motorcycle offers remarkable power.

BMW C Evolution

The C Evolution uses the same plug as electric cars

The version of the C Evolution for the European market also provides about the same level of drive power, with an 11 kW continuous output.

The C Evolution’s European version has top speeds of 129 km/h (80 mph)in long range and 120 km/h (74.5 mph) in the average range. So make sure you have all your safety equipment along.

With its engine technology, the C Evolution can take motorway driving and overtaking with complete ease. It can even carry two people with the same level of affluence. Plus, it can handle just about any type of road – from a steep slope to narrow roads.

Compared to traditional combustion engines, the C Evolution’s electric drive offers significant driving advantages, especially when you’re at low speeds. Its power electronics set-up allows the rider to have a sensitive and spontaneous response.

  • Innovative Electric Drive

The C Evolution’s electric drive is integral to its swing arm. The e-motor behind the motorcycle’s battery casing functions as the swing arm’s integrated component.

BMW’s C Evolution also enables an optimum suspension set-up and a sensitive, yet spontaneous response. This is made possible by the proximity of the e-motor output shaft and the arm axles. Together, they minimize the inertia around the swing arm’s center of rotation.

The motorcycle’s secondary drive is positioned by the tooth belt from the location of the e-motor to the output shaft. The total gear reduction of the secondary drive is 1:8.28, and the e-motor’s maximum rotational speed is 10,000 rpm.

  • Intelligent Recuperation

BMW has conducted a number of different road tests in order to develop a method of  energy recuperation. Moreover, the C Evolution’s intelligent recuperation is unique from any other sing-track vehicles in the market. More importantly, it doesn’t have to initiate recuperation as the vehicle does the recuperation automatically when necessary.

BMW C Evolution

BMW’s electric two-wheeler can keep up with the competition

  • Slip Control

The C Evolution makes use of Torque Control Assist (TCA) as the vehicle’s slip control feature. TCA limits the engine torque on rear wheel slip.

Conclusion

These features are only a few of the reasons why the new BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter is a game changer. Give it a try and see so for yourself.  Basically, The C Evolution electric scooter has a lot of features to offer.

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About Author: Steven Ramos

Steven Ramos is a motorcycle enthusiast and an automotive blogger. He runs several blogs specializing in the automotive/motorcycle industry such as The Moto Expert. He has over two hundred words worth of articles on blogs and continues to write much more.

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