What looks like a normal BMW X1 on these photos is actually an all electric X1. As we can see its been given away by the lack of exhaust pipes and of course the Hybrid stickers.
To be really sure we waited for it to leave and there was absolutely no doubt about this being a fully electric vehicle.
So will BMW bring an EV version of the current X1 or are they already testing the technology for the next generation X1 or perhaps they are just testing range of the unit with different tyres and chassis weight?
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McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for the delivery of bespoke projects, will present a breathtaking one-off supercar at The Quail, an exclusive event on August 17, 2012 that is a highlight of the Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey, USA.
Called the McLaren X-1 and based structurally on the company’s groundbreaking carbon MonoCell but with a totally unique body, it has been created for an anonymous car enthusiast.
X-1: the brief
It’s not every day that a team gets to create something unique in a project that would take the supercar, even by McLaren standards, to a different level. The challenge began with a special brief.
‘One of our clients who already owned a McLaren F1, a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and now a 12C, wanted a unique car, says MSO Programme Director, Paul MacKenzie.
The conversation began with our Executive Chairman Ron Dennis almost three years ago before the 12C was even launched. The client wanted a machine that had all the capability of the 12C but wrapped in a unique body that reflected his needs and personality.’
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