Bee-Bee XS

Bee-Bee XS

Bee-Bee Automotive is a French start-up founded in mid-2013, which at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show intends to present recreational electric car Bee-Bee XS.

We are not sure whether there is enough market space for another premium-priced, small electric vehicle after the Citroën E-Mehari and Bolloré BlueSummer, but Bee-Bee Automotive hopes so.

The Bee-Bee XS to have range of up to some 110 km (68 miles) and costs €27,400 ($30,000) without incentives of (€6,300).

Quick specs:

  • 10 kW (20 kW peak) induction motor
  • 7.2 or 9.6 kWh lithium-ion battery (80 or 100 kg) and up to 110 km (68 miles) range with larger battery
  • weight of 660 kg (1,455 lbs) without batteries (80 or 100 kg)
  • top speed of 50 or 90 km/h