BMW C1-E to go on show at Bikesafe

BMW go green at BikeSafe: 12 - 13th June, Sheffield

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Submitted by Visordown News on Wed, 02/06/2010 - 10:13

BMW'S zero-emission C1-E scooter will be on show at the BikeSafe on the 12 and 13th of June in Sheffield.

The bike's powered by a high-spec electric motor and lithium-ion battery and features the latest car-derived safety technology, such as a roll-over bar, a seat belt and a windscreen aimed at creating a ‘safety cell’ around the rider. The C1-E's also equipped with an impact-absorbing zone in the bike's nose cone.

At present there are no plans to put the BMW C1-E into production; the company say they will use feedback from the machine to develop further projects.

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