IAA 2021: BMW Motorrad unveils the Vision Amby electric bike concept with a range of 300 km

The BMW Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Amby are electrically powered with three speed levels for different road types, which allow up to 25 km/h, 45 km/h and up to a top speed of 60 km/h with a range of 300 km.

The BMW Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Amby are electrically powered with three speed levels for different road types.

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  • The BMW i Vision Amby is a high-speed e-bike that requires a helmet, registration number and driver’s license to travel at higher speeds.
  • The BMW Vision Amby can adjust its top speed either by manual selection or by geolocation.
  • The BMW Motorrad Vision Amby visually resembles bicycles, but is in fact a motorcycle at heart.

Presenting absolutely fresh products at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2021, BMW Motorrad has unveiled a new concept between bicycle and motorcycle. Called Vision Amby, the new concept is one of five different concept vehicles that the BMW Group will use at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich to showcase its vision for individual mobility in and around the urban environment. The BMW Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Amby are electrically powered with three speed levels for different road types, allowing up to 25 km/h on cycle paths, up to 45 km/h on roads in the city ​​center and up to a maximum speed of 60 km/h on multi-lane roads and out of town with a range of 300 km.

The firmly integrated seat with a height of 830 mm is just as characteristic of a motorcycle as the fixed footrests.

The BMW i Vision Amby is a high-speed e-bike that requires a helmet, registration number and driver’s license to travel at higher speeds. However, in order to obtain the assistance of the electric propulsion, the BMW Motorrad Vision Amby is accelerated using the throttle grip and has footrests instead of pedals, as is typical of a motorbike. The modes are stored in the app on the smartphone which connects to the respective Amby vision vehicle. In addition, the Vision Amby can adjust its top speed either by manual selection or by means of geolocation.

The BMW Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Amby are electrically powered with three speed levels for different road types, allowing up to 25 km/h on cycle paths, up to 45 km/h on roads in the city ​​center and up to a maximum speed of 60 km/h on multi-lane roads

The BMW Motorrad Vision Amby visually resembles bicycles, but is in fact a motorcycle at heart. Its slender proportions promise robustness and adventure, while its design evokes a BMW Enduro motorcycle. With thick treads on both the 26-inch front wheel, which has a thinner tyre, and the 24-inch rear wheel with its more rounded tyre, the BMW Motorrad Vision Amby is ready and able to go. anywhere. The firmly integrated seat with a height of 830 mm is just as characteristic of a motorcycle as the fixed footrests. The seat also acts as a design element on the flat, rising top section of the frame, creating a prominent fly line. The large energy storage unit and drive unit form a dark graphic block in the center of the frame. The large dimension bicycle fork on the front wheel has guards and gives the entire front end a powerful look. A small headlight with the U-shaped BMW Motorrad light signature is a clear reference to the roots of the concept, as is the dual LED element as a rear light. Another feature of BMW Motorrad is the acceleration from the handlebars, as is customary on a motorcycle.

The double LED element as a rear light is a clear reference to the roots of the concept.

With a total weight of only 65 kg, the Vision Amby is significantly lighter than other motorcycles. A specially developed app activates the Vision Amby for driving, performs functions while using identification options such as Face ID. BMW will offer further developments and adjustments to the software via over-the-air updates.

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