Friday, February 3, 2012

BMW E100R - Designer : Miika Mahonen

BMW E100r motorcycle concept presents a vision what BMW’s electric motorcycle could be in the future. The name itself comes from E=electric and 100 horsepower, r has been used in BMW’s nude motorcycles. It takes inspiration from the iconic boxer engines by placing the electric “hubs” in a similar orientation.

Since the electric batteries are placed inside of the frame, the form of the frame imitates a tank and a shape of a traditional motorcycle. It’s done to present a sporty and aggressive visual style. BMW E100r design has been influenced by both super-moto and street fighter-style bikes.


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