2012 BMW 1 Series ActiveE Electric Car Overview by Roxie Roadfly


Roxie Roadfly brings a fun and humorous side to her overview of the new 2012 BMW 1 Series ActiveE Electric Car.

BMW first introduced the Concept ActiveE at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. Later this month BMW will unveil the BMW 1 Series ActiveE at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and it will be available to a select group of customers under a special leasing arrangement. BMW plans 1,000 1 Series ActiveEs for North America, Europe, and China.

2012 BMW 1 ActiveE Electric
2012 BMW 1 Series ActiveE Electric


2012 BMW 1 ActiveE Electric
2012 BMW 1 Series ActiveE Electric

Vehicle: 2012 BMW 1 Series ActiveE
Motor: Electric
Horsepower: 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
0-60 MPH: 8.5 seconds


YouTube Link: 2012 BMW 1 Series Electric on YouTube

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BMW 1 Series Forum Link: BMW 1 Series Forum

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