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Friday, July 16, 2021

Here's about the Pantera that You've never known before

One of the classic sports cars made in the 1970s that is recognized by many automotive enthusiasts that still looks cool today is the De Tomaso Pantera. Indeed, many people may not know about this Italian sports car, which turns out to be included in the luxury car category which is very rare in the world. Some said that the Pantera looks is more cool than the Lamborghini Countach in its hey day. What do You think?
1971 De Tomaso Pantera is an Italian mid-engined sportscar featured a gorgeous body designed by Tom Tjaarda at Ghia and built on a monocoque chassis engineered by Gian Paolo Dallara. (Picture from: ClassicCars)
This car was produced in a long period of time ranging of 1971 to 1993 by De Tomaso Automobili (previously De Tomaso Modena SpA.) Indeed, these years were known as the heyday of the American muscle car, the Ford Mustang, so many people thought this car was the Ford Mustang. And this Italian made car taking the name of Pantera (an Italian word means Panther) which is debuted in 1971.
1972 De Tomaso Pantera GT4 racing car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2010. (Picture from: LotusEspritTurbo)
The De Tomaso mid-engine exotic sportscar featured a gorgeous body designed by Tom Tjaarda at Ghia built on a monocoque chassis engineered by Gian Paolo Dallara and was originally projected to be a race car. In its heyday in 1973, the car ever had won the Tour of Italy racing championship with Mario Casoni behind the wheel. Then followed by Clay Regazzoni who also won the Hockenheim's racing event by driving the same car.
1973 De Tomaso Pantera Lusso or L-cars by Ghia. (Picture from: SportsCarsDigest)
The sports car's speed and power came from its mid-mounted engine. Yes, by using a 5.8-liter V8 Ford engine capable of spraying a maximum power of up to 326 bhp at 5,400 rpm, so that it can make the car paced up to a maximum speed of 256 kph bolted to a five-speed ZF transaxle. Well, with such a big burst of power, of course, the fuel consumption was wasteful when juxtaposed with the modern cars have maximized the fuel efficiency.
1975 De Tomaso Pantera GTS. (Picture from: LotusEspritTurbo)
Although at first many people thought it was a Ford Mustang, it turns out that this De Tomaso's sportscar still has something to do with the largest automotive manufacturer in America. De Tomaso Pantera is developed in a collaboration with Ford Motor Company, in which the V8 engine used is one of the Ford-made engines is in certain also used by the Ford Mustang.
1980 De Tomaso Pantera GT5. (Picture from: Supercars.net)
De Tomaso Pantera itself at the time of its appearance was priced at around $10,000, Pantera was closer to an Italian exotic than an American sports car. It looks cheap when compared to the value of money today, but that was the price in the 1970s which at that time was enough money to buy a car. The Pantera sold reasonably well, with around 3,000 out of 7,200 cars sold by the end of 1972, but fell victim to the 1973 oil crisis, which effectively ended muscle cars performance for the next two decades. 
1980 De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S. (Picture from: RoadAndTrack)
During its long production period ranging from 1971 to 1993, this De Tomaso Pantera sports car was produced in two models, ie the racing purposed and street-legal models. Its street-legal models consisted many variants ranging of the early De Tomaso Pantera with split bumpers and push-button door handles from the De Tomaso Mangusta parts bin gave way in 1972 to the De Tomaso Pantera Lusso or L-cars fitted with federal bumpers that added weight of 100 lbs.
1991 De Tomaso Pantera 90 Si is the last of Pantera and only made 41 units. (Picture from: SportsCarMarket)
After the partnership with the Ford Motor Company ended in 1974 (some say 1975), De Tomaso then produced the De Tomaso Pantera GTS whose production was projected to be for the European market, where the GTS variant predominantly battled against Lamborghini.

As quoted of Sportscardigest, into the 1980s and 1990s, De Tomaso did a radical refresher to the Pantera design by launching the De Tomaso Pantera GT5 in 1980 and the De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S in 1984, but it was nothing compared to the complete overhaul by Marcello Gandini in 1990 transformed into the De Tomaso Pantera 90 Si.
1971 De Tomaso Pantera modified into a more stylish and modern looks sports car by The Ringbrothers and Nike back in the 2013 dubbed as the ADRNLN. (Picture from: OtoBlitz)
At that time Marcello Gandini completely redesigned the last De Tomaso Pantera under a revised chassis and equipped with a smaller 4.9 liter Ford 302 V8 engine. The Pantera 90Si marked the end of the Pantera variants is produced until 1993 of which only 41 cars were made and then gave a way to the De Tomaso Guarà.
Ares Design's Project Panther or Panther ProgettoUno supercar made based on the Lamborghini Huracan to reflect the legendary De Tomaso Pantera supercar of the 1970s into a modern looks and was presented during the 2019 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. (Picture from: MasSat)
Currently the price tag of De Tomaso Pantera is estimated at over $100 thousand because it is a rare item and became as one of the most sought after cars by collectors. Moreover, if the sportscar is in very smooth and original condition, the selling price may exceed the estimate. In general, it can be said that the De Tomaso Pantera is one of the sports cars that proved to be very popular and sold more than 10,000 units in its era. 
For Your Info, it turns out that the De Tomaso Pantera still continues to inspire the creative desires and ideas of many the world's automotive activists to regenerate its legendary looks and styles into a modern sports car, we can see in several examples such as those made by Ares Design and The Ringbrothers. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DETOMASO-AUTOMOBILI | HAGERTY | CLASSICCARS ]
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Thursday, July 15, 2021

You might not be seen the Cadillac NART Zagato before

Previously, Luigi Chinetti's name was closely associated with the Ferrari's cars, because he was an exclusive importer and distributor of pracing horse-logoed cars for North America in the 1960s to 1970s, but he had one desire that had not been fulfilled, namely to build his own car.
The NART Zagato is a sports car designed by Luigi Chinetti Jr. and built in 1970 under independent brand of NART in the collaboration with GM and Zagato. (Picture from: MotorTrend)
As qouted of MotorTrend, after years of success as an exclusive Ferrari dealer in the US and as the founder and the owner of the famous racing team NART (North American Racing Team), finally Chinetti decided to engineer his own car designed by his son in 1968.
After completion the one-off prototype of the NART Zagao was shown at the Turin Motor Show 1971. (Picture from: MotorTrend)
For this reason, he then collaborated with General Motors (GM), one of the US automotive giants and the Italian coachbuilder company Zagato. In short, then this joint venture succeeded in designing a sports car which later known as the NART Zagato, where some parts of the joint venture car is took of several the GM's cars and then Zagato realized it into the real world according to its plan.
1970 NART Zagato is basically a heavily modified Cadillac is built on a chassis that was started its life as a Cadillac Eldorado which has been rearranged to move the 472 cu-in V-8 and FWD transaxle to the rear. (Picture from: MotorTrend)
If you look closely at the appearance, the car is basically a heavily modified Cadillac is built on a chassis that was started its life as a Cadillac Eldorado which has been rearranged to move the 472 cu-in V-8 and FWD transaxle to the rear. And the NART Zagato is advertised as having gotten an upgrade so that its engine can shoot up to 400 hp, from previously according to the GM factory specifications the power was only up to 375 hp.
1970 NART Zagato is basically a heavily modified Cadillac is built on a chassis that was started its life as a Cadillac Eldorado which has been rearranged to move the 472 cu-in V-8 and FWD transaxle to the rear. (Picture from: MotorTrend)
Some other features took from several other GM's cars can be seen in its taillights borrowed from the Pontiac GTO and the dashboard, steering column and four-wheel disc brakes from Cadillac. Despite its size, the car's weight remains low thanks to the extensive use of aluminum in its construction.
After completion the one-off prototype of the NART Zagao was shown at the Turin Motor Show 1971. (Picture from: MotorTrend)
After completion the one-off prototype was shown at the Turin Motor Show 1971. At the time, although Chinetti began taking orders and already had two revised designs on the drawing board, the US auto giant GM unexpectedly withdrew from the partnership, due to several delays in the project as well as the declining economy since 1969. 
Since being left by GM, the car project has practically fallen into a mess and the end the car never entered the production line, while the only completed prototype stayed in the Chinetti family's possession until 1987, then it was sold to a collector in Illinois, who had it fully restored. After that, its whereabouts became a mystery for decades, and reappeared in 2008 on an eBay page that was hailing from Brussels, Belgium under a price tag of $25,000. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORTREND ]
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

It's proven, the flying car wasn't a fiction anymore

In modern times like today, efforts to realize the human desire to fly, especially by using a car, are not something extraordinary, because many companies from all over the world have done it. And some time ago we had ever talked about the Aeromobil, a flying car developed by a Slovakian inventor named Stefan Klein.
AirCar, a dual-mode car-aircraft vehicle is developed by a Slovakian company named Klein Vision. (Picture from: BBC)
As reported by CNN, recently there's flying car called the AirCar Prototype 1 has completed its first intercity test flight of the same Slovakian inventor. This future flying car was designed and developed through his company, KleinVision, by using four wheels, propellers and the unique foldable wings with the switchblade-style.
Slovakian company Klein Vision's flying car AirCar Prototype 1 is seen at the airport in Bratislava, Slovakia June 28, 2021. (Picture from: NewYork Post)
Not only that, the Slovakian flying car also has a telescopic tail that allows the car to turn into a 'land jet' in just three minutes. As reported by the New York Post, Stefan Klein, the Slovakian AirCar inventor and CEO of Klein Vision as well, said in the trials the sophisticated flying car was successful in running on two-mode experiment (it can drive on downtown roads after flying).
The AirCar Prototype 1 seen while on the road after its successfully maiden intercity flight test in June 28, 2021. (Picture from: BBC)
Reportedly, the vehicle had carried out 142 flight tests and this time, it traveled as far as (8,200 feet or about 2,500 meters) from the international airport in Nitra to the international airport in Bratislava by total flight time about 35 minutes in the air. The AirCar uses a 160 hp BMW engine and has a top airspeed of 118 mph. In the future it will be upgraded to a 300 hp engine which is claimed to be capable of run up to 186 mph.

Reportedly, in the future the Slovakian company is would be developing a 3-4 seater and amphibious models that can take off or land on the water surfaces. Unfortunately, the pricing has not been announced yet, but the cost of the prototype development was over US$ 2.3 million or around Rp.33 billion.
Considering the high price, in our opinion, it would be better if sophisticated vehicles such as the AirCar were projected to be used as the public transportation facilities that could be accessed by anyone like a taxi is used today. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SORCES | KLEINVISION | CNN | NEWYORK POST | BBC ]
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

This American sportscar never be made run into reality

We are still in the era of the 1960s to 1970s, as we all know that's a time span that has been noted for giving birth to many sportscars, muscle cars even supercars which were specially built in a unique and beautiful form by the automaker companies, included the other world's automotive players such many independent institutes and even individuals who loves the cars at the time.
1970 AMC AMX/3 or AMC AMX III concept car built by Bizzarrini SPa. based on the design made by the AMC's in-house designer under Dick Teague. (Picture from: Eideiblog)
And the concept car that we are going to talk about this time is a gorgeous car that was made by Bizzarrini Spa, an Italian coachbuilder company in 1970 for an American automotive company AMC called AMC AMX/3 (alternate spelling: AMX III) concept. The AMX name originates from the "American Motors experimental" code used on a concept vehicle and then on two prototypes shown on the company's "Project IV" automobile show tour in 1966. One was a fiberglass two-seat "AMX", and the other was a four-seat "AMX II". Both of these radically styled offerings reflected the company's strategy to shed its "economy car" image and appeal to a more youthful, performance-oriented market.
Most of the AMC AMX/3 or AMC AMX III concept car is powered a mid-mounted AMC 390 V8 engine, which produced 340 horsepower and sent its power to the ground via an Italian-made 4-speed transaxle and others received AMC's lesser 360 V8. (Picture from: CarThrottle)
As discussed in the previous article
, that the AMX's starting point came when American Motors hired Dick Teague as assistant design director in 1959. Three years later he became vice president of Automotive Styling and since then a new era has begun at the company. At the time Teague's job is to transform American Motors from being a small economy car builder to more broad-scale one, so that it could compete with the Detroit's Big Three (Ford, GM, and Chrysler).
1970 AMC AMX/3 or AMC AMX III is intended to be competed against some of Europe's finest exotics, packing a massive American V-8 and stunning looks. (Picture from: CarThrottle)
And the AMX/3 concept car was built shortly after the AMC's in-house designer team mid-engined mockup called AMC AMX/2 was completed and proposed it to convince the AMC's top management of the idea to actually build a mid-engined sports car. In the process, they insisted on asking for another design that could be used as a comparison. At the same time, Giorgetto Giugiaro was the hottest automotive designer at the time, and AMC's top management asked Dick Teague to make some kind of a design competition between the AMC's in-house designer team under Teague and Giorgetto Giugiaro.
The result test on the 2nd prototype of the AMC AMX/3 or AMC AMX III is concluded that the car had a 50 percent higher stiffness compared to one of the Mercedes-Benz models. (Picture from: CarThrottle)
In short, in March 1968 Dick Teague and team went to the Geneva Auto Show to meet Giorgetto Giugiaro and to ask him for a car's design proposal. For this important competition, Dick Teague's designer team (consisting Bob Nixon, Jack Kenitz, Eric Kugler, Dick Jones and Gary Guichard plus clay modelers Chuck Hosper, Keith Goodnough, and Howard Clark) decided to present the AMX/2's improved design, later called the AMX/3.
The first AMC AMX/3 Prototype shown at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Rosemont, Illinois, and bound for restoration after sitting for nearly 50 years back in the 2019. (Picture from: TheDrive)
Meanwhile, in November 1968 the Italian automotive designer arrived at the AMC headquarter and presented a rather crude Styrofoam proposal. Seeing this we can understand why Giorgetto Giugiaro only brought that, maybe because of time constraints or he also realized right away that for Dick Teague he was never supposed to be more than a token contender. And for sure, the Giugiaro’s design proposal lost spectacularly against a fully developed fiberglass mock up of the AMC's in-house designer team.
The AMC AMX/3 prototype number 4 shown at the at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours and took top honors in the Bizzarrini class. (Picture from: GJLTronMedia)
As quoted of Hemmings, this is where the Italian designer's involvement ends, but his company ItalDesign remains involved in the AMX/3 engineering. At almost the same time as the design competition, turns out that AMC also was looking for ways to outsource for the engineering and production of its new car. Actually the prime candidate for the engineering and production work is Wilhelm Karmann GmbH, a Osnabrück, Germany based coachbuilder company who since 1968 had been assembling CKD (completely knock down) kits of the AMC Javelins for European distribution.
The AMC AMX/3 mid-engine concept car was created by one of the best automotive design and engineering teams ever. (Picture from: GJLTronMedia)
However, this was declined by BMW, who was the AMC's partner in the other development projects due to they considered the mentioned company lack of sources and estimated need about 30 to 32 engineers for one year (some sources said, the AMX/3 concept even given an internal BMW's code as the E18). Instead, upon recommendation of Renzo Carli (managing director and son-in-law of Pininfarina), Giotto Bizzarrini was tasked by AMC to do the basic engineering in late November/early December 1968.
The AMC AMX/3 mid-engine design used a steel body powered by a 390 cubic inch 340- horsepower V8 engine mated to an Italian-made OTO Melara five-speed transaxle. (Picture from: GJLTronMedia)
The first prototype finished and sent to BMW for test on June 1969. BMW engineers initially found the frame (of the tested prototype No. 1) much too weak and flexible. After improvements were made and incorporated in the next prototype, a final test report, dated December 5, 1969, on the torsional rigidity “of prototype No. 2” noted that the AMX/3 had a 50 percent higher stiffness compared to one of the Mercedes-Benz models.
Most of the AMX/3s were powered by a mid-mounted AMC 390 V8 engine, which produced 340 horsepower and sent its power to the ground via OTO Melara, an Italian-made five-speed transaxle and others received AMC's lesser 360 V8. The AMC AMX/3 concept car has a weighing of 3,000 lbs, that stiffness didn't come at a cost. The car was deemed to be good enough if we only look at its appearence. But to enter the company's production line, it seems that AMC should be thought twice and rack their brains hardly, because the AMX/3 will be too expensive to compete with the DeTomaso Pantera that is already rolling on the streets. Therefore, the project was canned in 1970 due to the financial difficulties.
Today, the few prototypes made are extremely desirable, and only five of the seven are in private owner hands. Two of the other cars (nine actual frames/chassis were built) do not have original AMX/3 bodywork. As qouted of The Drive, the AMC enthusiasts still keep track of all of the cars and it's likely one of them who bought this car for the massive six-figure sum previously mentioned. After all, $400,000 is a tremendous amount of money, but for some, it's a small price to pay for a piece of American automotive history. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | EIDEIBLOG | THE DRIVE | HEMMINGS.COM | BANGSHIFTS | GEARPATROL | MOTORTREND | AUTO YAHOO | CARTHROTTLE | ROADANDTRACK ]
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Monday, July 12, 2021

Here's the Hai rarely known sportscar today

When talking about Monteverdi, a Binningen, Swiss based automotive company, of course it cannot be separated from the figure of its founder Peter Monteverdi. According to BDMClassiccars, this Switzerland gentlemen is constructed his first car when he was 17 years old. While still in his early twenties, he also formed his own racing team, MBM (Monteverdi Binningen Motors), and successfully competed in many international events, by piloting his own cars as well. But his racing career ended after he experienced a near fatal crash in the Formula 1 racing event, while drove his  Porsche engined MBM's racing car.
1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS is the second car with the bodywork designed by Trevor Fiore. (Picture from: Coachbuild)
In the early sixties, Monteverdi developed a very successful automotive dealership business by distributing Ferraris, Lancia, BMW and Rolls Royce. However, following a disagreement with Enzo Ferrari, at age 33, he decided to design and build his own Gran Turismo. The Hai (mid-mounted supercar) is one of several Monteverdi models owned by the world's automotive enthusiast over the years including the first GT car, the 2 seater 375S, the second series 2 seater, the 375SS, 375L (2+2), and the 4 door sedans, the 375/4 and Sierra. Peter Monteverdi died in 1998 at age 65 years.
1970 Monteverdi Hai 375S is the first 2-seater GT car is designed and bodied by Carrozzeria Fissore for Monteverdi, it also known as the first car used the unique name of Hai. (Picture from: Coachbuild)
As the Hai known as one of the most renowned sportscar produced by Monteverdi back in the 1970s. The first model is shown at at the 1970 Geneva Auto Show and managed to grab a great success. This particular prototype car is built intended to be a show car with the bodywork designed by Trevor Fiore, an automotive designer who worked for an Italian coachbuilder called Carrozzeria Fissore, and initially only 2 cars were ever made.
Peter Monteverdi is posed along with 1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS while attending at at the 1970 Geneva Auto Show. (Picture from: Monteverdi)
Regarding to its Hai unique name attached on these sportscars intended to be some kind of greeting (halo or hi) to draw people attention on the mentioned car. The name used on the first car #101 known as the Monteverdi 375 S.😀 While the second car #102 called the Monteverdi 450 SS had a slightly longer wheelbase. Today known there are a total of 4 Hai’s. 
1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS is shown for the first time to public at at the 1970 Geneva Auto Show and managed to grab a great success. (Picture from: BDMClassicCars)
Although Monteverdi received many requests for Hai’s, he refused to build them, believing them to be too powerful for the inexperienced driver. The Hai had a claimed top speed of 180 mph, meanwhile Automobile Quarterly magazine noted the Hai could be achieved 176 mph before running out of road, while Road Test magazine recorded its acceleration performance of 0-60 in 4.7 secs.
Inside of the 1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS has the dashboard and center console featured with the original Behr A/C vents, Blaupunkt Koln radio, original gearshift knob, steering wheel and horn button. (Picture from: BDMClassicCars)
The original two plus two more built by Monteverdi in the early 1990’s from left over parts. Of the 4 cars, this is the only example outside the Monteverdi museum where the other 3 are housed. It is also the only example with the "Hemi" engine.
1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS is powered by a mid-mounted 7 liter V8 Hemi engine couple with 4-speed manual gearbox, which claimed able to be driven up to a top speed of 180 mph. (Picture from: BDMClassicCars)
The Hai was restored in 2006 back to its original 1970 Geneva Auto Show exterior color scheme of "Purple Smoke" (as originally described by Peter Monteverdi and also found underneath more recent resprays) and chrome windshield and side glass moldings.
1970 Monteverdi Hai 450SS is wore its original 1970 Geneva Auto Show exterior color scheme of "Purple Smoke" (as originally described by Peter Monteverdi and also found underneath more recent resprays) and chrome windshield and side glass moldings. (Picture from: Coachbuild)
The interior was returned to off-white door panels with chrome embellishment strips and black armrests, black engine cover (and surrounding panels) and black carpets. The dash and center console were returned to their original configuration with the installation of the original Behr A/C vents, Blaupunkt Koln radio, original gearshift knob, steering wheel and horn button.
The Hai sportscar has been shown at Pebble Beach twice: 1989 and again in 2006 placing 3rd in the "Mid Engined Show Cars, Prototypes & Concept Cars" class. Both Pebble Beach color schemes are shown here: copper metallic with tan interior in 1989 and "purple smoke" with white and black interior in 2006" *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MONTEVERDI | BDMCLASSICCARS | COACHBUILD ]
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Sunday, July 11, 2021

BMW Motorrad unveils the unusually shaped electric scooter

The world's motorized vehicle manufacturers are currently focusing on developing products that are more environmentally friendly, one way is to replace the conventional combustion engines with those that use electric-based drivetrains.
BMW CE04 is the culmination of a design and engineering process by BMW Motorrad that started with the C Evolution electric scooter back in 2014, followed by the Concept Link in 2017. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
That's also apparently what BMW Motorrad has been doing for years. One of them when the German company since 2011 has developed a motorcycle concept or more precisely an electric-powered scooter known as the BMW C Evolution and introduced to the public in 2014. Furthermore, the German company re-created and launched an electric scooter concept as an environmentally friendly scooter of the urban transportation called the BMW Concept Link in the 2017.
BMW CE04 is bringing a new level of sophistication to electrically powered urban mobility with a host of technological refinement. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
Well, we will discuss about the BMW's electric-powered scooter again. Recently, BMW Motorrad launched an electric-powered scooter called the BMW CE04. As reported by Paultan.org, on Thursday, July 8, 2021, the two-wheeled vehicle directly became the center of attention because of its unusual design.
BMW CE04 has the front looks like a motorcycle in general, with a slightly wider body and LED headlights. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
In appearance, it's clear that the BMW Motorrad's new scooter adopts the designs and styles that has been made previously for those 2 concepts mentioned above. As stated by the German company, the CE04 is the culmination of a design and engineering process by BMW Motorrad that began with the C Evolution electric scooter back in 2014, followed by the Concept Link in 2017.
BMW CE04 has a 10.25-inch TFT-LCD screen displays all the necessary information, including integrated map navigation and connectivity to the rider’s smartphone. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
At first glance, the scooter-style vehicle at the front looks like a motorcycle in general, with a slightly wider body and LED headlights. However, the seat are made thin and elongated and wrapped in a material with two color combinations. The handlebars resemble a jet ski watercraft, and at the front is fitted with a small mica that serves to protect the instrument panel.
BMW CE04 uses an electric dynamo mounted on the body, and connected to the rear wheels via a belt. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
BMW Motorrad uses an electric dynamo mounted on the body, and connected to the rear wheels via a belt. The power generated by the electric motor is equivalent to the power produced by a conventional 500cc engine, which is 42 horsepower.
BMW CE04 has unique thin elongated seater and wrapped in a material with two color combinations. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
As for acceleration, it is said to be quite responsive and powerful, where it is stated that the BMW CE04 is able to accelerate from zero to a speed of 50 kilometers per hour in just 2.6 seconds and this electric scooter can also be driven up to 120 km per hour.
BMW CE04 is driven by a frame mounted electric motor with belt drive to the rear wheel by 42 hp of power. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
This German company knows that a fast electric scooter will not sell if it cannot be used for long distances. That is why, BMW Motorrad then equipped this model with an 8.9 kWh battery pack, which in full condition is claimed to be used up to 130 kilometers.
BMW CE04 is equipped with an 8.9 kWh battery pack, which in full condition is claimed to be used up to 130 kilometers. (Picture from: PaulTan.org)
Talking about the battery, the charging time when using standard facilities is more than four hours. However, if you use a fast charging system, from 20 percent to 80 percent it only takes 45 minutes. We bet, there're some of you want to have this unique scooter, so far BMW Motorrad has not mentioned yet about the price of this unique electric scooter. So it made you who want to have this scooter should be patient a little longer.😉
Kept spur your adrenaline on the power of the two-wheeled monster and stay alive with true safety riding. May God will forgive Your sins and so does the cops..... *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | PAULTAN.ORG ]
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