BMW Motorrad is poised to make a significant entry into the Indian electric two-wheeler market with the launch of the CE 04 premium electric scooter on July 24, 2024. This launch will coincide with the unveiling of the eighth-generation 5 Series sedan and the Mini Cooper S and Countryman E models, marking a major expansion in BMW’s product offerings in India.


BMW CE 04: A New Era in Electric Mobility

The CE 04, which was first showcased in India in December 2022, represents BMW’s strategic move into the electric scooter segment. Originally introduced as a concept in 2020, the CE 04 has already made its mark in international markets. The scooter’s distinctive maxi-style design features an elongated, low profile with a diagonally rising front end, flat bench-type seat, and sharp bodywork enhanced by creases and full LED lighting.


Key Specifications:

Feature Details
Dimensions Length: 2,285 mm, Height: 1,150 mm, Width: 855 mm
Seat Height 780 mm (standard), 800 mm (optional comfort seat)
Battery 8.9 kWh
Power Output Min 20 bhp, Max 41 bhp
Torque 62 Nm
Acceleration (0-50 kmph) 2.6 seconds
Top Speed 120 kmph (electronically limited)
Range 130 km on a single charge

Advanced Features for Modern Riders

The CE 04 is equipped with a host of advanced features designed to enhance the riding experience:

  • Display: 10.25-inch TFT colour screen with built-in navigation and connectivity
  • Performance Data: Real-time performance data, range, and charging time
  • Riding Modes: Three selectable modes
  • Safety: Traction control, ABS
  • Convenience: Type-C charging port, electronic reverse function


Optional Customization Features: Various optional features are available to tailor the scooter to individual preferences.

Engineering Excellence

The CE 04 utilizes a robust steel double-loop frame, with a single-bridge telescopic fork at the front and a single-sided swingarm with directly hinged suspension support at the rear. It rides on 15-inch wheels and employs 265 mm disc brakes at both ends, ensuring reliable stopping power.

Pricing and Market Position

The CE 04 is expected to be priced at approximately ₹10 lakh (ex-showroom), positioning it as a premium offering in the electric scooter segment. It will be sold alongside the BMW C400 GT, which is currently priced at ₹11.25 lakh (ex-showroom) in BMW Motorrad India’s urban mobility segment.

Current Model in Urban Mobility Segment:

Model Price (ex-showroom)
C400 GT ₹11.25 lakh
CE 04 ₹10 lakh (expected)

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