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BMW i3 � Electric Car 127kW Auto

The BMW i3

At the 2011 Frankfurt Auto BMW introduced another vehicle is part of their “Project i”. It s the City Vehicle, which is it was called while it was under but it was later named i3. It s an all-electric that runs on a 130-kW motor providing 168 horsepower and it has a 22 kWh battery.

It s the first all-electric produced by BMW. It produces CO 2 emissions, thanks to the eDrive and it practically makes no noise at You can charge the battery up to 80% of its capacity in 30 minutes, using a 240-volt socket, and when the battery is charged, you get a range of 80 to 100 miles.

It s a fairly fast vehicle, as it gets from 0 to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds, and has a top of 93 mph, which is a good considering it s an electric car.

For the exterior of the car, BMW is using materials, in efforts to compensate for the of the electric batteries. The i3 features a made from carbon-fiber and which is why it only weighs pounds. BMW is trying its best to sustainability through the i3, using resources for the interior, such as eucalyptus wood that is on the car s dashboard.

The seats are covered with which is tanned using a process with olive extract.

BMW i3

BMW i3 � Electric Car 127kW Auto

It s a very spacious, car that has four leather-covered that are supposed to make feel like they are in their living room traveling. There is no center in the i3, and all the controls are located on the dashboard, the instrument cluster, two touchscreens, the lever and the start/stop button. to this solution, there is a lot of between the driver and the passenger.

The i3 should become available for in November 2013, and it s expected to be a lot than the other electric by BMW, the i8, costing about With the introduction of these two cars, BMW is surely going to a strong competitor to Tesla, Ford and Nissan, which are to be the electric car market leaders now.  However, when finally arrive, they be one the best electric cars you can

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BMW i3 � Electric Car 127kW Auto
BMW i3 � Electric Car 127kW Auto

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