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BMW CE 04 e-Bike: Introducing the Pinnacle of Electric Scooter of 2024

BMW CE 04 e-Bike is an ideal for rapid city commuting, featuring a compact drivetrain and a slim underfloor energy storage unit that lowers its center of gravity. With a maximum output of 23 hp, it offers a range of 42 miles and accelerates from 0 to 30 mph in just 1.1 seconds. The CE 04 includes a 10.25” TFT display with a split screen option, enhancing its modern appeal and functionality for urban riders. The BMW CE 04 e-Bike is set to launch in India in October 2024, with an expected ex-showroom price of around ₹9 lakhs. This makes it one of the most expensive electric scooters in the country, with a price range anticipated between ₹9,00,000 and ₹11,00,000.

The BMW CE 04 electric scooter charges conveniently using its standard Mode 2 cable with a Schuko plug for domestic sockets. The five-meter-long cable delivers a 2.3 kW output, charging the scooter from 0% to 80% in about three and a half hours and takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes to fully charge from 0% to 100% using a standard charging cable and a 2.3-kW power supply Charging times may vary with different power supplies, with some sources noting up to four and a half hours for the same charge. This setup allows easy home charging, making the CE 04 a practical option for urban commuting with minimal downtime.

The BMW CE 04 electric scooter boasts a maximum speed of 75 mph (121 km/h) and accelerates from 0 to 30 mph (0-48 km/h) in 2.6 seconds. However, some reviews indicate that the CE 04 can reach up to 79 mph on the freeway. The BMW CE 04 electric scooter has a range of 130 kilometers (80 miles) on a full charge.

BMW CE 04 e-Bike design


  • Full LED headlight
  • 10.25” TFT display including BMW Motorrad Connectivity
  • Keyless Ride
  • Three Ride Modes (Eco, Rain, Road)
  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • ASC
  • Electronic reverse
  • Ventilated storage compartment with USB C
  • Side Loading storage compartment featuring lighting
  • Standard charging cable for domestic sockets


  • Engine: Permanent-magnet liquid-cooled synchronous motor
  • Power: 20 hp (Max 42 hp) at 4,900 rpm
  • Torque: 45.7 lb-ft at 1,500 rpm
  • Wet Weight:  509 lbs (231 kg)
  • Seat Height: 30.7 in. (780 mm)
EnginePermanent-magnet liquid-cooled synchronous motor
Engine Power20 hp
Acceleration2.6 s from 0 – 50 km/h (31.1 mph)
RecuperationAutomatic recuperation in overrun mode
Maximum speed75 mph (electronically limited)
Max Torque45.7 lb-ft at 1,500 rpm
Traction batteryTraction storage with high-voltage technology integrated into the vehicle underbody, 8.9/8.5kWh (gross/net) (8.9/6.2 kWh, 11 kW with optional power reduction)
Battery voltage (nominal)148 V
Charging capacity1.2 kW with integrated charger
Charging powerCharging cable with country-specific power plug
Standard charging timeApprox. 4h:20min for 0-100% and approx. 3h:30min for 0-80%
Charging time with optional quick charge capabilityApprox. 1h:40min for 0-100% and approx. 1h:05min for 0-80%
AlternatorDC/DC converter with 500 watts that has been integrated into the charger
Transmission1-speed transmission, integrated into motor housing
DriveToothed belt and gearbox with fixed transmission
Length2,285 mm (90″)
Width855 mm (33.7″)
Height1,150 mm (45.3″)
Wheelbase1,675 mm (66″)
Castor120 mm (4.7″)
Seat Height780 mm (30 .7″) (800 mm with optional comfort seat) ( 31.5″)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled231 kg (509 lbs)
BMW CE 04 e-Bike: Introducing the Pinnacle of Electric Scooter of 2024
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