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  1. #1 BMW e-scooter 
    Danger, Will Robinson! Lao Jia Hou's Avatar
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    Whoa - I think the BMW paint-booth-people were having a 1960's flashback ...

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  2. #2 Re: BMW e-scooter 
    Senior C-Moto Guru Kennon's Avatar
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    this is something BMW do with all there prototypes be it there cars or motorbikes its just something they do on anything that can be spotted in public
    bmw_3-series_hybrid_prototype_spied_wearing_next-gen_sheetmetal.jpgits a form of film they use to try and disguise the shape but on the later prototypes its just to hide how the lights will look
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  3. #3 Re: BMW e-scooter 
    foreign China moto dude bikerdoc's Avatar
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    read the original BMW e-scooter article online ?last month seems an interesting option, though likely a pricey one. Personally while I have owned several e-scooters in China over the years and liked having them etc. the range was my biggest complaint and sometimes knowing full well the range limitations - I'd push the envelope just that little extra and end up having to push the last 5 km or so home, or otherwise nurse the scoot to extract the last drop of energy from the lead-acid batteries or just call my local motorcycle dealer for a van ride back home... I think all this electric propulsion system development while worthy of applause to when the worlds population from oil dependency, there are better alternatives (hydrogen), since producing electricity is still a heavy polluter and very much dominated by the use of coal. The alternative fuels debate is akin to BETA versus VHS.
    That aside I'm looking forward to the BMW concept-C maxi scooter and a couple of other maxi scooters hitting the market soon.
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  4. #4 Re: BMW e-scooter 
    C-Moto Noob
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    Wow! What a bike this is ! The design is unique. The paint is really innovative. I want to read the original content about this scooter.
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