May 27, 2010 – Buena Park, Calif., – Making its debut at this year’s auto shows was the Ultimate Driving Machine® of the future: the BMW Concept ActiveE. Based on the 1 Series Coupe, this unique vehicle runs solely – and silently – on electricity.
A 170-hp electric motor propels it from 0-60 in 8.5 seconds, with a strong 184 lb-ft of torque pouring on right at the start, almost up to its top speed of 90 mph. Using a high-performance lithium-ion battery, it travels up to 100 miles without producing CO2 or any other emissions. After recharging for 4.5 hours, it’s ready to run again.
“The BMW Concept ActiveE is a new brand of innovative automotive technology created to enhance a drivers experience,” said Shelly BMW General Manager Brandon Goodermot.
The BMW Concept ActiveE is set to debut in 2011. Customers are welcomed to come in and test-drive the BMW 1 Series, which the BMW Concept ActiveE was created around at Shelly BMW in Orange County.
With state-of-the-art service bays and 30 service technicians, Shelly BMW clients are assured immediate, top-notch service that fulfills BMW’s no cost, full maintenance service in a timely manner. The luxurious guest lounge features a cappuccino bar, breakfast pastries, playroom and wireless center to make your wait more convenient.
As one of the largest and fastest-growing BMW dealerships in the nation, Shelly BMW has served Southern California loyally for more than 15 years with some of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the automotive industry. For more information about Shelly BMW or the 2010 BMW 7-Series, visit us today at 6750 Auto Center Drive in Buena Park or shellybmw.com.