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The BMW i Vision AMBY: The urban mobility of tomorrow



With the BMW i Vision AMBY, the first high-speed pedelec for urbanists, the BMW Group is presenting a visionary two-wheeled solution for the urban mobility of tomorrow.

The design:


The design of the BMW I Vision AMBY is characterized by visual delicacy and amazing physicality. Also, everything about that is prepared to do in excess of a normal e-bicycle. The casing structure is bigger and the impression is one of more noteworthy strength and security in each regard. The cutting edge outline calculation feels like a combination of hustling bicycle and energetic e-bicycle. The upper edge tube, made from four sculptural aluminium profiles, addresses an expressive and present-day explanation of purpose – and not just in visual terms. A marginally rising compass to its design highlights the unique goal. The space between the profiles additionally offers storage space for a rucksack or PC pack. Found not long before the handlebars are the smartphone incorporation cushion, which holds the gadget securely set up utilizing magnets and guarantees it is profoundly noticeable.

With the BMW i Vision AMBY, the first high-speed pedelec for urbanists, the BMW Group is presenting a visionary two-wheeled solution for the urban mobility of tomorrow.

The BMW Group is therefore showing its keenness to remain part of the mobility conversation in cities, even if in the years ahead those cities offer motor cars an increasingly small space in which to function.

120 mm of suspension travel front and rear is ideal for all applications in and around town at speeds of up to 60 km/h (37 mph).

Likewise fully integrated brakes and internally routed cables set the seal on the aura of technical modernity covering the handlebar area.

Below it, an e-ink display shows the riding mode in use.

Other technological functions that could be included in the BMW i Vision AMBY are an ABS system optimised for bicycles, an automatic high-beam assistant and brake light assistant, and a daytime riding light – all of which could increase safety.




Focus on sustainability:

  • A pedal-driven two-wheeled vehicle brings many benefits to urban conurbations as a means of transport – in terms of zero-emissions functionality, traffic area development and energy efficiency – through its underlying concept alone.

  • The BMW i Vision AMBY two-wheeler also forms part of the circular economy messaging for the BMW i Vision Circular, which is likewise celebrating its premiere at the IAA 2021 Mobility.

  • Added to this, parts of the handlebars and battery cover are manufactured from “floating grey polymers”, a recycled plastic also employed in the bumpers of the Vision Vehicle.

  • These materials can be fed back into the BMW Group materials cycle more easily once the product has reached the end of its life.

  • An oil derived from rapeseed is used as brake fluid.



Performance data for the BMW i Vision AMBY:

  • Battery: 2,000 Wh.

  • Charging time: three hours (fast charging).

  • Vmod1: up to 25 km/h / 15.5 mph.

  • Vmod2: up to 45 km/h / 28 mph.

  • Vmodmax: up to 60 km/h / 37 mph.

  • Range: 300+ km / 186+ miles (up to 25 km/h / 15.5 mph Vmax), 180 km / 112 miles (up to 45 km/h / 28 mph Vmax), 75 km / 47 miles (up to 60 km/h / 37 mph Vmax).

  • Wheelbase: 1160mm (frame size M/ L).

  • Suspension travel: 120 mm front & rear.

  • Weight: approx. 30 kg.


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