BMW Motorrad has a new BMW Concept Link scooter on display at 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este being held from 26th May to 28th May 2017. The company claims that this scooter will cater to the demands of everyday functionality even as launch dates are yet to be announced.
Sporting similar design cues from Motorrad Vision Next 100, a self balancing motorcycle concept, showcased at last year’s shown the new Concept Link Scooter bears a conventional design and the latest in technology.
BMW Concept Link scooter caters to the demands of urban mobility. It links digital and analogue worlds and pays special attention to rider and mobility both in terms of functionality and digitalization. Sporting a completely new design language, this scooter receives a low slung body with flat seat and diagonally rising front section. It gets flat energy packs located at the under-floor and a compact drive on its rear wheel. Body color scheme includes Liquid Metal Titanium with a contrasting semi matt black body.
The seat bench can be adjusted according to rider’s preferences with luggage compartment offering adaptable storage facilities. Easy handling and acceleration, reverse gear for efficient maneuver and compact enough to fit into tight city parking spaces are also highlights of this new BMW Motorrad Concept Link.
Inspired by BMW Motorrad Vision NEXT 100, this Concept Link allows connection between rider, vehicle and environment. It allows the rider to be connected while riding.
The concept vehicle is aware of what is on the rider’s calendar and next destinations thereby planning the fastest or most scenic route while even selecting suitable music to make the journey more enjoyable. It is devoid of a regular instrument cluster with speed, navigation and battery details being projected onto the windshield directly ahead of the rider’s field of vision.