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1972 BMW 1602 Electro-Antrieb (E10)

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 support cars in various long-distance events like the marathon.

The 1602 Elektro-Antrieb used 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 because 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 weighed 350 kg (772 lb).

Source: BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb - Wikipedia.

Images: OldConceptCars

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