BMW has revised its Concept Active Tourer after the original design came out last year at the Paris Motor Show. The 2013 revision maintains the same proportions as its predecessor, measuring 4350mm in length, 1833mm in width and 1576 mm in height, with a 2670mm wheelbase. Motivation is provided by a transversely-mounted 1.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor which together offer a combined output of 190 HP (140 kW). Combined with a high-performance lithium-ion battery, the concept promises to return an impressive 94 mpg US (113 mpg UK or 2.5 liters / 100 km) with CO2 emissions of less than 60 g/km.
The main difference between the two concepts (aside from the Outdoor moniker) would have to be the addition of a two-bicycle carrier installed within the car. When not in use, this handy carrier system can be easily stored in the load compartment floor or the car’s side structure so that it will not interfere with the interior space. The cabin also comes with a generous eight-inch screen for navigation, BMW ConnectedDrive services, along with providing details about the hybrid system.