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Top new models for SA

From Renault's new Alaskan bakkie to the latest models at the Frankfurt motor show bound for SA.

Electric cars in SA

The debate on whether or not Electric Vehicles (EV) are viable in South Africa rages on.

SPIED! Electric 1 Series?

2010-11-08 11:27
BMW’s 1 Series Concept ActiveE, unveiled at the NAIAS earlier this year, is now production-ready and our spies snapped images of the new vehicle during a commercial photo shoot.

Compared to the concept car, our imgaes show that the production version will have conventional wheels, a different fascia, a new bonnet and "E Drive" badges.

The ActiveE is said to have a range of 160km per charge and be capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h in 8.5sec. A lithium-ion power-pack will propel the 1 Series ActiveE  to a top speed of 145km/h.

BMW’s new electric 1 Series coupe will only be available in some markets, beginning with the USA.
 
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