BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb
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|BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||2-door GT coupe|
|Layout||Front engine, Rear-wheel drive|
|Electric motor||32 kW (43 hp)|
|Range||30–60 km (19–37 mi)|
|Curb weight||1,330 kg (2,932 lb)|
BMW developed its first electric car based on the 1602 model. The BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb was first unveiled at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany; two examples were used to shuttle VIPs and serve as support cars in various long-distance events like the marathon.
The 1602 Elektro-Antrieb uses one 32 kW (43 hp) electric motor, front-mounted driving the rear axle. It has a claimed top speed of 100 km/h (62 mph) and acceleration of 0 to 30 mph (0 to 48 km/h) in 8.0 seconds. The 1602 elektro is unique in the fact it has a front engine, rear wheel drive layout.
The battery has a total capacity of 12.6 kWh electric vehicle battery these batteries can be charged or replaced with a freshly charged pack, the battery pack weighs 350 kg (772 lb).
- Vijayenthiran, Viknesh (2015-03-19). "1972 BMW 1602e: BMW's First Electric Car Detailed In New Video". Motor Authority. Retrieved 2016-05-05.