After announcing the launch of the new BMW CE 02 electric motorcycle model, BMW has began production of the micro e-vehicle.

The motorcycle is their lowest costing e-bike yet – priced at just US $7,599 – and has been presented by the German automaker as a smaller and lower-power alternative to its CE 04 electric motorbike.

BMW has begun production of the bike in India near Channai in partnership with TVS Motor Company, as reported by RideApart.

The new motorcycle is powered by an electric motor with a maximum output of 11 kilowatts, or about 15 horsepower. It pumps out 55 Newton-meters (44 pound-feet) of torque and BMW has fitted the electric model with a 2-kilowatt-hour battery pack good for a claimed 56 miles of range per charge.

The vehicle comes as standard with an external charger with a charging power of 0.9 kW, which enables charging processes to be carried out quickly and conveniently at standard household sockets.

Features of the model include: two-up riding, keyless ride, LED headlights including daytime running lights and side indicators, cradle mode in the BMW Motorrad Connected app, plus more.

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