27 Nov '13, 10pm

The Zinoro 1E is an electric X1 from BMW Brilliance [w/video]

The Zinoro 1E is an electric X1 from BMW Brilliance [w/video]

you never knew existed, but will soon be available to the public. In China. That's right, the i3 is not the only battery-powered vehicle the Bavarian company has had a hand in building recently. Its Chinese joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) revealed the compact SUV, around which it intends to build a new brand, at the recent Guangzhou International Auto Show. Essentially an electrified BMW X1 , the Zinoro (written 之诺 in Chinese and pronounced Zhi Nuo) offering is going into limited production and will only be available to to private and institutional customers through a leasing arrangement from two initial stores in Shanghai and Beijing. The idea is to use this first product as a way to introduce the premium EV concept to the market, build the brand and drive future demand. The acceleration party, such as it is, ends completely at an 81-mph top speed. Though it...

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