BMW is displaying the 2013 Concept Active Tourer Outdoor at Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.

BMW is displaying the 2013 Concept Active Tourer Outdoor at Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.

It's a follow-up to last year's concept and could indicate what we should expect from the 1-Series GT which will allegedly be offered with five- and seven-seat configurations. The concept measures 4350mm in length, 1833mm in width and 1576mm in height, with a 2670mm wheelbase and 20-inch alloy wheels.

The powertrain is a plug-in hybrid arrangement encompassing a 1.5-liter gasoline engine sending power to the front wheels and working together with an electric motor which enables the concept to have a 190 HP (140 kW) combined output and a fuel consumption of just 2.5 liters / 100 km (94 mpg US or 113 mpg UK). It can be used as an EV for up to 19 miles (30 km) and will need 8 seconds to reach 62 mph (100 km/h) when used as a hybrid before topping out at 125 mph (200 km/h).

The 2013 BMW Concept Active Tourer Outdoor has an attractive orange paint and comes fitted with a two-bicycle carrier which can be stored into the car's side structure or the load compartment floor to free up space. The cabin features an eight-inch screen showing relevant details about hybrid system status, navigation and ConnectedDrive services.

BMW will probably unveil the 1-Series GT next March at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

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2013 BMW Concept Active Tourer Outdoor shown at IAA