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Coming summer, BMW will introduce new, 100% electric offering. Taking lessons learned from the electric Cooper, they have an all new pure electric car based on the BMW 1 Series sedan. This is 2 of their plan to offer electric vehicles as part of regular dealers’ offerings.

cars, while fully and represent the current state of the art for cars, they will serve as test beds for the of their new in 2013 BMW i3 (Mega

As with the Mini E, BMW is only the ActiveE cars through a 2 year lease. The price per is reported to be $499 with a $2,300 up-front payment. The of cars they will be is quite limited with 1,000 available world and just 700 slated for the USA.

You will also need a station at home connected to a 220 charger. BMW will provide a 110 charging cable with the car but of the lower voltage of normal current, the charging time on a discharged battery would be and 25 hours.

The usual question gets asked about electric cars is — How far can I before it runs out of juice? The is, unfortunately, it depends. BMW says you could go as far as 100 miles on a single But your actual experience may be depending on how you drive (jack starts and high speed really use up power).

Also, if you drive with the or heat on high or drive a lot the lights and wipers on, expect to get that 100 miles/charge. However, BMW that most people a lot fewer than 100 miles per day so a charged battery should be to get to work, school, or the store.

To improve the car’s mileage, BMW up with a few clever ideas to extend the battery’s useful For example, you can program your car to or warm the interior before you get in an in the morning. The energy for this from what they the grid — i.e. household electric current.

In addition, one of the things they from the Mini E is that temperature (too high or too affects the number of miles you can between charges. In the ActiveE, have incorporated a fluid / heating system that the battery at its optimum operating range. BMW calls this preconditioning.

Finally, they have a special PRO Eco button helps extend range by power for acceleration, heating and

If you still are unsure, BMW has a free iPhone or Android app that you can use to your driving habits. the data it generates, you can get insight whether an electric car would for you. It’s available at:

BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

BMW claims that the ActiveE is 100% electric and 100% They rate their times to be under 9 seconds. offer a plush Dakota interior.

There is a good system, GPS and, unlike the E, room for 4 and a trunk capable of 2 pro golf bags.

Weighing in at 4,000 lbs, the 1 Series-based is not a light weight sprinter. of that additional mass from the lithium batteries are stored in the front where BMW keeps its motors and, the 170 hp / 184 lb-ft of torque electric lives over the rear batteries are also stored the center tunnel where the normally lives. Because of the motor’s power band, the only has 2 gears — (D) and reverse (R).

Cosmetically, the ActiveE comes in bright white paint White) and is plastered with like graphics. These, if you to drive under the e-car are removable by the dealer.

In person, the car great and should appeal to any BMW

So, if you have the budget, driving and inclination to help preserve the maybe the ActiveE is for you.

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